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The Patio House

Berlin, Germany
by Arne Jacobsen

On the northeastern side of Händelallee, Arne Jacobsen erected four atrium homes in an east-west direction adjacent to one another. Each of the three western homes, with an almost identical floor plan, has a living area of 140 m2. The easternmost home, located in the curve of Händelallee, is..

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Hall of Nations

New Delhi, India
by Raj Rewal

The Hall of Nations, the world’s first and largest-span space-frame structure built in reinforced concrete, holds special significance in India’s post-colonial history. A masterpiece of architect Raj Rewal and structural engineer Mahendra Raj, the building was a wining entry in the 1970s Indira..

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After taking cabin in 1947, Nehru went on a massive building and infrastructure spree. Housing had to be built for the new government employees that were migrating to Delhi, and also to habilitate the huge number of people that had been displaced during the partition of the country.

Not only..

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Ramakrishna House

Ahemdabad, India
by Charles Correa

This large residence, built by Indian architect Charles Correa was for one of Ahmedabad's mill owners. It is based on the spatial and climatic concepts developed in the Tube House and the Hindustan Lever Pavillion.

The plan sets up a series of parallel bearing walls, punctuated by interior..

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Tube Housing

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
by Charles Correa

The Tube house was designed by Charles Correa (1930-2015). It was a winning entry in a competition organized by the Gujarat Housing Board for low-cost housing.

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During the 1960s Ahmedabad was quite a fertile ground for architectural experimentation. In 1961 the..

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WHO Headquarter

New Delhi, India
by Habib Rahman

The WHO headquarters in New, Delhi was built by Indian architect Habib Rahman, who at the time was a senior architect with the Central Public Works Department (CPWD). The three-year project was completed in 1962 and inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru.

A year later, the modernist Husain painted..

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The article below was first published in architectural-review in 19 OCTOBER 1985 BY PETER DAVEY, the piece was republished in architectural-review in June 2015.

Charles Correa’s housing at Belapur, New Bombay, uses and re-interprets traditional Indian urban spatial syntax. And, by putting..

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Rozzol Melara stands on the eastern edge of Trieste, on a ridge exposed to the north winds and in ideal geographic position. The building lies on the slope of the hill at the top of a valley overlooking the city and the sea. The selection of this location since the design phase – which was..

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