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The Waterhouse Hotel at South Bund was designed by neri & hu design research office (NHDRO) using an existing but disused 1930s Japanese army headquarters.

The traditional Shanghai nong-tang or “lane-house” was the driving concept but incorporating a 21st-century update in the form of a..

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The Wedge

Frederiksberg, Denmark
by Lundgaard & Tranberg

Located at the green area of the campus of the Copenhagen Business School between Frederiksberg Centre and Nordre Fasanvej, you find Kilen faculty building. Kilen also called " the Wedge" was designed by Boje Lundgaard & Lene Tranberg Architects. It consists of an atrium with five upper open..

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The Wooden Box House

Linköping, Sweden
by Spridd

Vallastaden 2017 is a housing expo presenting new ideas for future housing in Linköping Sweden. With the project “The Wooden Box House”, the Swedish architecture office Spridd provides an answer to a number of challenges in today’s building industry. The request to build sound and economically..

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The World Islands

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
by Creative Kingdom Dubai

The World Islands (جزر العالم) is an artificial archipelago of various small islands constructed in the rough shape of a world map, located in the waters of the Persian Gulf, 4.0 kilometres off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

[h]Development[/h]
The World islands are composed mainly..

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The Zuyev (also: Zuev) Workers’ Club in Moscow is a prominent work of constructivist architecture. Designed by Ilya Golosov in 1926 and completed in 1928, it housed various facilities to educate and entertain Moscow workers in line with the revolution.

The composition of this building is based..

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[h]A location that speaks volumes[/h]
Some years ago, the site in question was opened up towards the Leonhardstraße to create an urban ensemble consisting of three buildings belonging to the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz – Palais Meran, mumuth (House of Music and Music Drama) and..

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Theatre in Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica, Slovenia
by Vojteh Ravnikar

The building of the theatre closes the front facade of the central Nova Gorica market established by the neoclassical building of the municipal assembly architect Vinko Glanz (1947). The motif on the front of the pillar relates to the arcade hall of the municipal assembly. Colonnade façade..

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Thermal Baths Vals

Vals, Switzerland
by Peter Zumthor

Vals is a remote alpine village in the canton of Graubünden, which has recently become well known all over Switzerland and to some extent the rest of the world - it went through the Bilbao effect before Bilbao.

During the early 1980s the community of Vals bought a bankrupt hotel consisting of..

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Thermana Wellness Laško

Laško, Slovenia
by Elastik

The Laško wellness Park is located in the midst of a quiet park beside the River Savinja. The unique glass dome multiplies sun beams for magic moments. Indoor and outdoor pools of the thermal center represent 2,200 m2 of water surfaces and a sauna center. The new 4* hotel has 195 modern and..

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Thermometer House

Tel Aviv, Israel
by Yehuda Lulka

This unconventional building is known as the ‘Thermometer House’ because of the harsh vertical lines of diagonal, slatted windows running down its entire four-story length. It is less stout and massive than other Tel Aviv-Bauhaus buildings of the time, more streamlined and airy. Though this..

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Thong House

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
by Shunri Nishizawa

The perceived quality of life in buildings should come from the geometry and how that geometry connects to human beings”. It was the initial thought we had when being offered to design a row house in Phu My Hung, a new urban development area in the Southern Saigon. This project could be..

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Thorncrown Chapel

Eureka Springs, USA
by E. Fay Jones

Thorncrown Chapel is a chapel located in Eureka Springs, Arkansas – designed by E. Fay Jones and constructed in 1980. The design recalls Prairie School architecture – popularized by Frank Lloyd Wright, with whom Jones had apprenticed and was commissioned by Jim Reed, a retired schoolteacher.
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Arne Korsmo and Christian Norberg-Schulz designed a small development of ten homes on the slope of Vettakollen with views over the valley of the Oslo fjord, of which three in 1955, two of them only built their own homes and the third for the land owner. Architects saw the project as an..

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Three Level House

Vigolzone, Piacenza, Italy
by Cini Boeri

Three Level House is a private house built on the hills of Piacenza. The project consists in a new building which is linked through a veranda to a pre-existing renovated farmhouse. The new volume, built on a sloping ground, stretches out to the valley with 3 floors in total. Maintaining the..

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Tietgen Dormitory

Copenhagen, Denmark
by Boje Lundgaard, ...

The principle inspiration for the project is the meeting of the collective and the individual, a characteristic inherent to the dormitory building type.

The simple circular form of the Tietgen Dormitory is an urban response to the context, providing a bold architectural statement in the newly..

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An Official collateral event of Venice Biennale, Time Space Existence Exhibition is curated by Dutch artist Rene Rietmeyer and hosted by European Cultural Centre & Global Art Affairs (GAA) Foundation. Architects and Architectural Photographers from around the world, including teams from MIT and..

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Tito`s Bunker

Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tito's bunker in Konjic has been a well-kept secret for years. It was built in secret from 1953 to 1979, called DO ARK (Atomic reserve command), in order to get Tito and his 350 closest associates to safety in case of an atomic catastrophe. This imposing space, concrete mass structures, occupies..

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Tivoli Concert Hall

Copenhagen, Denmark
by 3XN

In 2004, 3XN was awarded the prestigious task of performing the renovation and extensions of the Concert Hall in Tivoli, the famous old Copenhagen amusement park.

The venerable hall has been renovated in respect of its historical surroundings; the building has been gently modernized and..

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To Built on Sand

Monfalcone, Italy
by feld72

Setting of the project is the estuary of the Isonzo river near the industrial city of Monfalcone, which is considered a nature reserve, but then again is characterized by a seemingly chaotic cottage architecture. Fishermen and sunbathers have created two illegal pile dwellings that are..

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Tobacco Factory Linz

Linz, Austria
by Peter Behrens, ...

The Linz Tobacco Factory was designed by Peter Behrens and the Austrian architect Alexander Popp and built between 1929 to 1935. The factory belonged to the Austrian tobacco monopoly which was privatised in a step-by-step process which started in 1997. At the time the factory was built, the..

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Tod's is a substantial L-shaped building that needed to make the most of its narrow facade on Omotesando Avenue, Tokyo's most prestigious shopping street. Ito's innovative structure does this through concrete and glass walls in which the tree-shaped concrete limbs are structural, and wrap around..

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The Tokyo International Forum, Japan's largest congress center, is situated on the boundary between Marunouchi, Tokyo's central business area and the Ginza shopping and entertainment district. The International Forum includes two theaters, one among the largest in the world, over 6,000 square..

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Finished in 1991, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, also referred to as Tokyo City Hall or Tochō for short, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which governs not only the 23 wards, but also the cities, towns and villages that make up Tokyo as a whole. The..

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Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium was originally built in 1954 for the World Wrestling Championship, it was also used as the venue for gymnastics events at the 1964 Summer Olympics. It was was rebuilt to a futuristic design created by Pritzker Prize winner Fumihiko Maki and completed in 1991.

The..

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Within the Neapolitan program of metro stations commissioned to prestigious international architects, the architect has corresponded the one of Toledo, with a satellite access in the center of the Quartieri Spagnoli neighborhood. The most outstanding feature of Toledo is the immense crater that..

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The building was designed by František Lydie Gahura as an tribute to T. Baťa who has tragically died at the beginning of 30’s. After the II. World War the premises were filed with new temporary functions. Till today its being used as gallery and recently also as concert hall. Nowadays the..

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Tomb of National Heroes

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Edo Mihevc, ...

The Tomb of National Heroes in Ljubljana, Slovenia is a tomb and a monument for the national heroes of the World War II resistance struggle in Slovenia, created in 1949. The designers of the tomb and the monument were the architect Edo Mihevc and the sculptor Boris Kalin. It stands next to Šubic..

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Tomos Skyscraper

Koper, Slovenia
by Edo Mihevc, ...

Tomos Skyscraper is the most recognizable building in Koper's Belvedere complex created by the architect Edo Mihevc. The building is constructed of two parts; the basement with a shop and the building's entrance while floors had two type of residential units. The small are oriented towards Nord,..

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Tongxian Gatehouse

Bejing, China
by Nader Tehrani, ...

The Tongxian Gatehouse was built over ten years ago, some 30 minutes outside of Beijing. With the speed of expansion, the project now sits within the expanding footprint of the city, and what was a rural small town has become densified. With this advent, the rural roads have had to be widened...

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Tony’s Farm is the biggest organic food farm in Shanghai, which produces certified vegetables and fruits. The vision was to integrate the consumer and therefore promote a natural lifestyle.

To link the activities of the working people with the visitors of the farm, playze developed a building..

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Top of Tyrol

Stubai Glacier, Austria
by LAAC Architekten

During recent years a number of observation platforms have been created attempting by different means to confront the visitor with the beauties of nature. This panorama platform was commissioned by the management of one of the five glacier ski arenas in Austria. Like most of its competitors the..

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Hipodrome designed by the spanish / italian based architect Julio Lafuente in Rome.

Hippodrome of Tor di Valle (Italian: Ippodromo Tor di Valle) was an important horse racing venue in the city of Rome. The hippodrome took its name from the area in which it was located and included a racetrack,..

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The Toronto-Dominion Centre, or T-D Centre, is a clus­ter of buil­dings in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, owned by Cadillac Fairview, and con­sis­ting of six towers and a pa­vi­lion co­vered in bronze-tinted glass and black pain­ted steel. It ser­ves as the glo­bal head­quar­ters of the..

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Torre Agbar

Barcelona, Spain
by Jean Nouvel, ...

The Torre Agbar, or Agbar Tower, is a 21st-century skyscraper at Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel in association with the Spanish firm b720 Arquitectos and built by Dragados. It opened in June 2005 and was inaugurated..

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One of the most impressive constructions by the architect Sáenz de Oiza is the Torres Blancas building in Madrid, one of the masterpieces of the style known as Spanish extreme organicism.

Through this project, Spanish architecture of the time aimed to demonstrate its will to excel, and the..

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In anticipation of the communications requirements of the 1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona was facing an explosion of transmission masts on the Tibidabo mountainside. Sensing the environmental impact this would have, Mayor Pasqual Maragall decided that the communications and broadcasting..

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Situated in the heart of Tirana, close to main square, the political, administrative and the commercial center of the country, Torre Drin is an important business center in Tirana, Albania.

The construction of the building Torre Drin began in 1996 and is realized by Tirana shpk. Company. ..

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Torre Galata

Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey

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Torre Triana, an administrative building of the Government of Andalusia in Seville, was built in 1993. It was designed by the Navarran architect Francisco Javier Saenz de Oiza, inspired from the Sant'Angelo castle of the city of Rome. It is the largest administrative building of the Government of..

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Torres de Tajamar

Santiago de Chile, Chile
by Fernando Castillo Velasco, ...

Torres de Tajamar is a residential complex located in the community of Providencia, in the city of Santiago, and a fundamental part of the architectural heritage of the country. The complex was inaugurated in 1967, as a residential high-rise with a clear sense of new Chilean architecture. The..

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Törten Estate

Dessau, Germany
by Hubert Hoffmann, ...

During the Weimar Republic in Germany (1919 - 1933) the shortage of affordable residential housing, made social housing one of the priorities of communal politics. The City of Dessau took advantage of the expertise of the Bauhaus which had previously moved to Dessau and commissioned the Bauhaus..

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The athletics track presents the act of running in the middle of nature, in the spirit of the first Olympic Games in Greece. The area called Tossols-Basil is located at the edge of both a city and a natural park along a river. When contemplating adding sports facilities here, the architects faced..

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In 1969 energy provider Total began implementing a mass-production policy for its gas stations: the big ones on France’s freeways and the smaller roadside units. To carry out this project, the company called in Jean Prouvé, who had already amply demonstrated his skills in the field of..

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Tour Eiffel

Paris, France
by Gustave Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the..

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Tour Totem

Paris, France
by Pierre Parat, ...

Totem Tower is a residential skyscraper with 31 floors and two basements located in the Front de Seine in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, France. It comprises 207 homes. The housing blocks are hung in clusters on a central bearing structure apparent orientation is supposed to optimize their..

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The design concept reflects current spatial and traffic arrangements on the site of a former petrol station. Located on the very south part of the area, the programme belt enables the stringing of diversely designed closed and open environments and ambiences. An entry park with areas for..

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Tower House

Tokyo, Japan
by Takamitsu Azuma

The tower house designed by Takamitsu Azuma was built in 1966 on a small plot of Tokyo with an area of 20 square meters. The house develops vertically around the stairs in six levels to provide 65 square meters of living space and from the moment of its creation was seen as a symbol of modern..

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Tower of Winds

Yokohama, Japan
by Toyo Ito

During the day the Tower of Winds stands as a 21m tall opaque object, its aluminum cladding shielding the mirrored plates and lights within. At night the lights and reflective surfaces dance to the music of the city, computer-controls reacting to both man-made and natural forces: There is a..

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Tower Studio

Fogo Island, Canada
by Todd Saunders

The Tower Studio is dramatically situated on a stretch of rocky coastline in Shoal Bay, Fogo Island, Newfoundland. The studio’s sculptural silhouette leans both forward and backward as it twists upward. For the average visitor to the island, this windowless black tower, more often than not,..

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