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Casa do Vapor

Almada, Portugal
by Colectivo Warehouse

Cova do Vapor is a small fishermen settlement, opposite of Lisbon, at the bank side of river Tejo. Part of the settlement has been declared a protected natural reserve and it’s not allowed to build on it. This protects it from massive touristic development but also predicates the existing..

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Steinhaus

Steindorf, Austria
by Günther Domenig

The 'Steinhaus' at Lake Ossiach, a lake near Klagenfurt, became a personal manifesto for his desinger, the achitect Günther Domenig. Over the many years of its construction, it was both an outlet for his technical and formal experimentation, and a focus for his architectural aspirations. The..

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Plečnik Parliament is the colloquial name of two designs for a building intended to house the legislature of the People's Republic of Slovenia within the second Yugoslavia. Formally known as the Slovene Acropolis and the Cathedral of Freedom, the two designs were proposed in 1947 by Slovenia's..

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NUK

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Jože Plečnik

The National University Library is considered one of the greatest achievements by Plečnik. Its size and shape echo the example of the Prince's Palace, which stood on the same site. Plečnik project encountered resistance by the Yugoslavian authorities which were based in Belgrade. However,..

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Peglezen

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Jože Plečnik

The Flat Iron Building, called Peglezen, is situated on a long and narrow site and concludes a row of old houses. The building resembles to the iron and was named after the previous building, demolished in the earthquake and. Plečnik designed the building as a highlighted the completion of a set..

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The market building stretches between the Triple Bridge and the Dragon Bridge, on the right side of the curve of the Ljubljanica River. The 1895 earthquake destroyed an old monastery. After the damaged building was removed, Vodnik Square provided a venue for an outdoor market.

The present..

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Langen Foundation was conceived according to plans of the Japanese architect Tadao Ando and opened in September of 2004.
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On the banks of the river Erft, on the outskirts of Dusseldorf, is an art museum known as Island of Hombroich (Insel Hombroich). As indicated by the name..

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Remodeling Republic

Santiago de Chile, Chile
by Fernando Castillo Velasco

The Remodeling Republic is a modernistic architectural complex in Santiago de Chile. It consist of two apartment blocks connected with a commercial platform. It was conceived by the Government of Chile being the first residential complex built under the urban renewal grant in Santiago, giving the..

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