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Vanna Venturi House

Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, USA
by Robert Venturi

Starting with first sketches in 1959, Robert Venturi - then a young architect - designed a house for his mother Mrs Vanna Venturi in the Chestnut Hill neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The structure which Venturi caracterised as "a little house with big scale, symbolizing shelter" is..

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E 1027

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
by Jean Badovici, ...

Gray was 51 years old when she completed her first private residence. It was a white Modernist villa on a slope descending to the sea in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, a small village on the Côte d’Azur. Her lover, the Romanian architect and editor of L’Architecture Vivante, Jean Badovici, was 36 when..

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While building the house E-1027, Eileen Gray bought land on the heights of Menton on the road of Castellar, thinking of building a house and a plot of 73 lemon trees on the other side of the road to avoid a future construction could hinder their views.

The house consists essentially of one..

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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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Revoltella Museum

Trieste, Italy
by Carlo Scarpa, ...

The Revoltella Museum is a modern art gallery founded in Trieste in 1872 by Baron Pasquale Revoltella. In 1963 Carlo Scarpa received the order for the restructuring of the Museo Revoltella. The museum consists of three buildings from the second half of the 19th century: the Palazzo Revoltella by..

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Amsterdam Municipal Orphanage

Amsterdam, Netherlands
by Aldo van Eyck

Dutch Architect Aldo van Eyck built the Amsterdam Orphanage in 1960. His design focused on a balance of forces to create both a home and small city on the outskirts of Amsterdam.

As a member of CIAM and then a founding member of Team 10, van Eyck held strong opinions on post-war architecture...

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Partisan Memorial Cemetery

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Bogdan Bogdanović

The Partisan Memorial Cemetery is located in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project was finished in 1965, honoring Yugoslav Partisans who were killed during the World War II in Mostar. It's located in the part of the town called Bijeli Brijeg and displays all the features of a complex..

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Kana Radević said that "one of the most difficult architectural tasks is a monument." She designed the one on Barutani, which is hidden from the view on the highway leading from Podgorica to Cetinje. Here can stop those who want to hear the story of the Balkan, First and Second World War in three..

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