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City of Chandigarh

Chandigarh, India
by Maxwell Fry, ...

Chandigarh, the dream city of India's first Prime Minister, Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth..

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The Austrian Cultural Forum tower is the first major United States project for Austrian-born New York architect Raimund Abraham. The competition was held in 1992, the building was completed in 2002.

Twenty-five feet wide and 81 feet deep, glazed with dramatic glass panels, the 24-story..

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Aires Mateus architects used only reclaimed timber to construct this pair of waterfront cabins in Grândola, Portugal. Named Cabanas no Rio, which translates as cabins on the river, the two rustic structures offer a rural retreat for a pair of inhabitants.

One hut contains a living area, with..

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Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban is the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, located in the capital Dhaka. It was created by architect Louis Kahn and is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world. It houses all parliamentary activities of Bangladesh.

First, Muzharul Islam was given to..

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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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Loos Haus, Vienna

Vienna, Austria
by Adolf Loos

The Looshaus in Vienna (also known as the Goldman & Salatsch Building) is regarded as one of the most important structures built in the "Wiener Moderne". The building marks the rejection of historicism, as well as the ornaments used by the Wiener Secession. its appearance shocked Vienna's..

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Prada Tokyo Building

Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
by Herzog & de Meuron

Prada's Tokyo store, in the fashionable Aoyama district, a mixed-use neighborhood of low-rise buildings where not a square meter of land has been left unoccupied, is the company's second radical approach to fashion-store architecture, following Rem Koolhaas’ Prada Flagship Store New York. The..

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Glass Pavilion

Cologne, Germany
by Bruno Taut

The Glass Pavilion, built in 1914 by Bruno Taut, was a prismatic glass dome structure at the Cologne Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition. The structure was a brightly colored landmark at the exhibition, and was constructed using concrete and glass.The concrete structure had inlaid colored glass plates..

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