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The World Theater

Venice, Italy
by Aldo Rossi

Il Teatro del Mondo was built by Aldo Rossi for the Theater and Architecture” sections of the 1980 Venice Biennale, in conjunction with the exhibition Venice and the scenic space. Anchored at the Punta della Dogana, this ephemeral floating theater then sailed across the Adriatic to what was..

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The Jawahar Kala Kendra Arts center located in Jaipur was designed in 1986 by acclaimed Indian architect Charles Correa. It was commissioned by the Rajasthan state government to preserve Rajasthani Arts and Crafts. The plan is inspired by the original city plan of Jaipur, consisting of nine..

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Correa's scheme for PREVI development concentrates on two major design ideas: that of the minimisation of service infrastructure and the use of climate as a temperature regulator. This, in layout terms, resulted in buildings which are staggered along a community spine. The staggered party wall..

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A memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, in the Ashram where he lived from 1917 to 1930 and a museum and archive of his letters, books and photographs was one of the first projects designed by Charles Correa in his late twenties. Gandhi's simplicity and his emphasis on learning from the traditional and..

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Kanchanjunga, an 84m high rise of of 32 luxury apartments, is a series of vertical bungalows. Designed by architect Charles Correa in the 70s, the building's successful application of climatic sensibilities make it stand out among the other built forms of the skyline.

The Kanchanjunga..

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The Future Architecture platform has been designed and is coordinated by the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana. It is the first pan-European platform of 18 architecture museums, festivals and producers from 15 countries, bringing ideas on the future of cities and architecture closer..

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George Chakhava was the Minister of highway construction in the 1970s. Therefore, he was both the client and the lead architect of this project. There is a rumor that the design was copied from a proposal by the Czech architect Karel Prager for an unrealised building in Prague.

In 2007 the..

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The Sinel de Cordes Palace, a palatial construction from the mid 18th century, was built by the Sinel de Cordes family. According to geneologic research, this family descended from the Flemish nobility took up residence in Lisbon following the 1755 earthquake. In the mid 19th century, the..

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