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Wood Beach

Vinaròs, Spain
by Vicente Guallart

Vinaròs is a town on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, near the delta of the river Ebro, about halfway between Barcelona and Valencia. Its south shore is a succession of coves and promontories on a terrain composed of strata of easily fractured conglomerate rocks. The length of the coastline and..

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Leça Swimming Pools

Leça da Palmeira, Portugal
by Alvaro Siza

Since its completion in 1966 the Leça Swimming Pool complex, by Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza, has been an internationally recognized building. Still almost half a century later, it has gracefully retained its architectural integrity and remained a popular retreat. The Leça Swimming Pools is..

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Observatory House

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
by Gabriel Orozco, ...

The Observatory House in Roca Blanca was created by the artist Gabriel Orozco, while Tatiana Bilbao was an executive architect. The house, set into a rocky promontory overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is a 1:1 replica of one of the structures that forms the Jantar Mantar astronomical observatory,..

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The Church of San Giovanni Battista (Italian: Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista; German: Kirche San Giovanni Battista) is located in the alpine village of Mogno in the Swiss canton of Ticino.

This extraordinary stripy church is clad inside and out in alternating bands of grey Riveo granite and..

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Michigan Central Station (also known as Michigan Central Depot or MCS), built in mid-1912 through 1913 for the Michigan Central Railroad, was Detroit, Michigan's passenger rail depot from its opening in 1913 after the previous Michigan Central Station burned, until the cessation of Amtrak service..

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Memorial Park Popina

Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia
by Bogdan Bogdanović

This monument, situated on the road to Popina just southwest of Kraljevo, was built to memorialize and celebrate this location as the spot where the very first full frontal confrontation between Partisans and occupying German Wehrmacht forces began.

It is the last monument work of Bogdan..

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Brion-Vega Cemetery

Altivole, Italy
by Carlo Scarpa

The Brion Vega Cemetery is in San Vito d'Altivole near Treviso, Italy. Carlo Scarpa began designing the addition to an existing municipal cemetery in 1968. Although he continued to consider changes to the project, it was completed before his accidental death in 1978.

The enclosure is a..

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The Unité d'Habitation is the name of a modernist residential housing design principle developed by Le Corbusier, with the collaboration of painter-architect Nadir Afonso. The concept formed the basis of several housing developments designed by him throughout Europe with this name.


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