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Fisher House

Hatboro, USA
by Louis I Kahn

"I always start with squares", said Louis Kahn. - The Fisher House, also known as the Norman Fisher House was designed by the architect Louis I. Kahn and built for Dr. Norman Fisher and his wife, Doris, a landscape designer, in 1967 in Hatboro, Pennsylvania.

Characterized by its dual cubic..

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Philips Pavilion

Brussels, Belgium
by Le Corbusier, ...

The Philips Pavilion was a World's Fair pavilion designed for Expo 1958 in Brussels by the office of Le Corbusier. Commissioned by electronics manufacturer Philips, the pavilion was designed to house a multimedia spectacle that celebrated postwar technological progress. Because Corbusier was busy..

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Fagus Factory

Alfeld, Germany
by Walter Gropius, ...

With the commission to design the facade of Carl Benscheidt’s factory building, the Fagus-Werk, Walter Gropius was able to establish himself as an independent architect. Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer, both of whom were once employed in Peter Behrens’s office, turned the shoe last factory in..

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It looks like a huge planetary gearset from the sky but when it was built in 1985 Turkish spies thought it was another dangerous military object built to support the Cold War effort. Druzhba was designed by a Russian architect, Igor Vasilievsky with the help of Nodar Kancheli. Kancheli is more..

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Maison à Bordeaux

Floirac, France
by Rem Koolhaas

A wealthy family lived in an old, beautiful house in Bordeaux. After a car accident the father was left paralyzed, barely able to talk and bound to a wheelchair. The old house became impracticable and the family decided to have a new house built. They bought a terrain on a hillside not far from..

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During the early years of the XX Century, electrical industry was characterizing Berlin industrial development by enterprises settled in the city like AEG, Siemens and Osram. AEG Turbine Factory was one of the first companies that implement the changes that placed German industry on an..

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The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed (Russian: Собор Василия Блаженного), commonly known as Saint Basil's Cathedral, Kremlin, is a former church in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building, now a museum, is officially known as the Cathedral of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin on the Moat..

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Kiasma

Helsinki, Finland
by Steven Holl

The Kiasma is a contemporary art museum, built between 1992 and 1998, in Helsinki, Finland. Its name "kiasma" is taken from the greek word for crossing. It was introduced by the building's architect, the American Steven Holl and relates to the notions of intertwining and exchange which are at the..

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