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St Andrew Church

Livingston, United Kingdom
by George Kennedy

St Andrew’s church at Livingston New Town, designed by George Kennedy of Alison & Hutchison & Partners and completed was built with sheer walls of reinforced concrete and its detailing influenced by Le Corbusier’s government complex at Chandigarh, and with a spiral plan, it is one of the most..

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Employment Office

Dessau, Germany
by Walter Gropius

In 1927 Walter Gropius won a competition tendered by the city of Dessau for the design and construction of the Employment Office. His winning design is characterized by the same goal of rationalization that prevailed in economics, even at the time.

Gropius designed two different building..

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St Oswald Church

Coventry, United Kingdom
by Sir Basil Spence

Basil Spence was commissioned in 1954 by the local Anglican diocese to design three low-cost parish churches to serve the new residential suburbs around Coventry: St Oswald's, Tile Hill; St John the Divine, Willenhall; and St Chad's, Bell Green. Each church is individually detailed but all are..

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Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Liverpool and the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool, England. The Grade II* Metropolitan Cathedral is one of Liverpool's many listed buildings. The cathedral's architect, Frederick Gibberd, was the winner..

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Our Lady of Fatima

Harlow, United Kingdom
by Gerard Goalen

Roman Catholic parish church was built 1958-60 to the designs of Gerard Goalen. T-shaped plan of almost equal arms, each with a narthex and aisles, and whose central crossing is filled by a large apron-shaped sanctuary. Father Burgess's brief was for a church capable of holding up to 500..

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St Leonard’s Church

East Sussex, United Kingdom
by James Burton, ...

St Leonard's Church is an Anglican church in the St Leonards-on-Sea area of Hastings, a town and borough in the English county of East Sussex. The main church was designed by James Burton and it survived for more than a century despite being damaged by the cliff into which it was built. English..

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Carpa Olivera

Mazatlán, Mexico
by Colectivo Urbano

The Carpa Olivera center, built in 1915, used to gather plenty of celebrities and renowned personalities of its era. Although, a hurricane destroyed the venue in the 50s` and remained abandoned until almost a decade ago. A group of five architects, Colectivo Urbano, decided to take immediate..

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Hope on Water

Istanbul, Turkey
by SO?

Designated emergency assembly points in the case of an earthquake in Istanbul were announced in 2001. Since then, most of these public spaces have been built up, which raises the question of where everyone will be housed in the case of emergency. The idea of designing a speculative prototype of a..

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