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Sainte Marie de La Tourette is a Dominican Order priory in a valley near Lyon, France designed by the architect Le Corbusier and constructed between 1956 and 1960.

La Tourette is considered one of the more important buildings of the late Modernist style. It was under the instigation of..

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Fisher House

Hatboro, USA
by Louis Kahn

"I always start with squares", said Louis Kahn. - The Fisher House, also known as the Norman Fisher House was designed by the architect Louis I. Kahn and built for Dr. Norman Fisher and his wife, Doris, a landscape designer, in 1967 in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.

Characterized by its dual cubic..

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Komitas Chamber Music House is a concert hall in Yerevan, Armenia, located on Isahakyan street at the Circular Park of Kentron district. It was designed by artist Stepan Kyurkchyan and constrcuted by engineer Eduard Khzmalyan.

The music hall was opened in October 1977. It is listed among the..

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Vila Mairea

Noormarkku, Finland
by Alvar Aalto

Villa Mairea was by Alvar Aalto for a wealthy couple Harry and Maire Gullichsen in Noormarkku, Finland. The Gullichsens were members of the Ahlström family.

The plan of the villa takes Mairea L-shaped fond Aalto, but slightly modified. It is a plan that automatically gives a semi-private area..

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George Chakhava was the Minister of highway construction in the 1970s. Therefore, he was both the client and the lead architect of this project. There is a rumor that the design was copied from a proposal by the Czech architect Karel Prager for an unrealised building in Prague.

In 2007 the..

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Shiba Ryotaro was an important figure in Japanese literature after the World War II. Characterized by a critical look at modern life, his popular historical novels and travel writings provided moral support for Japanese people after the war. His sudden death in 1996 was widely mourned and his..

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Hotel Podgorica

Podgorica, Montenegro
by Svetlana Kana Radević

Hotel Podgorica has a construction controversy as located on the coast of Moraca and whose facade provides a captivating view of the river. The building stands out for interesting solution fitting of a hotel in the quite inaccessible terrain. Kana Radević has been playing a particular game of..

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The Museum of Applied Arts (Museum für Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt) in Frankfurt is an important international museum. Its history began in 1877 with the founding of the Central German Kunstgewerbeverein by Frankfurt citizens. The original collection was established in 1885. In 1921 the museum was..

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