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Cinema Impero

Asmara, Eritrea
by Mario Messina

The Cinema Impero is an Art Deco-style cinema in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea. It was built in 1937 by the colonial authorities in Italian Eritrea and designed by Mario Messina. Cinema Impero was the largest movie theater constructed in Asmara during the last period of the Italian colony of..

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The Fiat Tagliero Building in Asmara, capital city of Eritrea, is a Futurist-style service station completed in 1938 and designed by the Italian architect Giuseppe Pettazzi. The building resembles to an aeroplane, consisting of the central tower which supports a pair of 15m wings build in..

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Fernando Higueras was an extraordinary and talented architect with many different approaches towards architecture. His figure was forgotten during the last years of his life within the most orthodox Spanish academic schools due to his heterodoxy facing projects. His recognition started through..

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Fisac House

Almagro, Spain
by Miguel Fisac

in the 1970’s the engineer Pascual de Juan Zurita decided to build a house in a wood of oak trees close to the airport of Barajas North of Madrid with the architect Miguel Fisac. Despite the modest commission, the client managed to persuade the famous architect. Fisac accepted with the condition..

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The Varela house is a prototype of a small building, built by a system of prefabricated pre-stressed and washed concrete panels; The same technique was used at that moment in works of greater volume and of great complexity of execution, where the architect experimented with the constructive..

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This house built for Dr. Fernando Gomez and located in Durana (Álava) synthesizes very well the concerns of a Francisco Sáenz de Oiza who at age 41 had been working as a professor of Safety and Hygiene at the School of Madrid for 10 years. It is precisely in the school where he begins the first..

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The Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade was founded in 1958 and its situated in New Belgrade, on the left bank of the river Sava. The edifice was erected between 1961 and 1965 after the design of Ivan Antić and Ivanka Raspopović, awarded the October Prize of the city of Belgrade in 1965. This..

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Murgle Settlement

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Marta Ivanšek, ...

In the 1960, the widespread construction of cooperative flats in Slovenia triggered the development of compact individual urban complexes in the hope that they would become a viable alternative to the high-rise apartment buildings that prevailed at that time. A campaign "apartments made to our..

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