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Thalia Theatre

Lisbon, Portugal
by Barbas Lopes Arquitectos, ...

Originally located in the outskirts of Lisbon, Thalia Theatre opened in the 1840s. A venue of leisure for a local aristocrat, it burned down shortly after and remained derelict since then. For almost 150 years, the Thalia Theatre remained in ruins. While the outskirts of Lisbon sprawled round its..

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All Saints Church

Budapest, Hungary
by István Szabó

The Roman Catholic Parish Church of the Budapest-Farkasrét area stands on the hilly Buda side of the capital, right across the main entrance of the Farkasrét cemetery. Sculptural forms of the façade clearly show the public and sacral character. The building mass is split into two parts: the..

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KÖKI

Budapest, Hungary
by György Kővári, ...

The Kőbánya-Kispest Transportation Center, connecting the local railway station with the new metro station and securing pedestrian passage above the railways, was designed by the planning office of the state railways company (MÁVTI), with a project group led by György Kővári.

The pedestrian..

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MAVIR Center

Budapest, Hungary
by Csaba Virág

An important building of hi-tech architecture in Hungary. While the mass of the building adapts to the surrounding late medieval and baroque edifices of the Buda castle quarter, the façade materials are contemporary: raw concrete and glass curtain walls. The 2-story main façade is composed..

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Once a one-storey building, the Magyar Korona Fogadó (Inn to the Hungarian Crown) stood on this piece of land, outside the city walls. Dévényi, commissioned with constructing a new house, kept three remaining sections of the earlier building and evoked the original arched baroque gate of the inn..

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The Institue For Indology building in Ahmedabad was one of Balkrishna Doshi's first public buildings as a solo artist outside of Le Corbusier's office. At this stage Doshi is deep in the shadow of his previous employer, although some individual developments are already starting to surface -..

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Aranya, 6 kilometers from Indore, will eventually house a total population of 60,000 in 6500 dwellings, on a net planning area of 85 hectares. The master plan, prepared by the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation in 1983, is designed around a central spine comprising the business district. Six sectors, each..

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Sangath

Ahmedabad, India
by Balkrishna Doshi

Balkrishna Doshi‘s own studio designed by himself, Sangath, features a series of sunken vaults sheathed in china mosaic as well as a small grassy terraced amphitheater and flowing water details. Having been considered the building that fully describes himself, Sangath is a complete combination of..

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