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Tuteur House

Berlin, Germany
by Hermann Muthesius

The Tuteur Haus belongs to one of four remaining department stores in the Leipziger Straße in Berlin, a vivid shopping street before WWII. Although known mostly for his revered residential villas, Hermann Muthesius completely redesigned the Tuteur Haus, which had been originally built by C.S...

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Tuwaiq Palace

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
by Frei Otto

Tuwaiq Palace is located on a plateau on the northwest side of Riyadh’’s diplomatic quarter, where it enjoys an impressive view over the city and out to the Wadi-Hanifa beyond. It was originally designed as a diplomatic club but is now used by the Saudi Government as a hospitality center that..

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Whoever sees the tower from a distance, just like anyone who enters it, will quickly be reminded of the sixties. The fascination with technology and space travel are noticeable in the architecture; the cross-section of the TV tower resembles a space rocket.
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TV-am Studios

London, United Kingdom
by Sir Terry Farrell

Sir Terry Farrell was commissioned by TV-am to design Breakfast Television Centre. In March 1981 a site was found located between Hawley Crescent and the Grand Union Canal in Camden Town, North London. Renovation began in August 1981. From Hawley Crescent, the TV-am building was easily..

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The TWA Flight Center or Trans World Flight Center, opened in 1962 as the original terminal designed by Eero Saarinen for Trans World Airlines at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Portions of the original complex have been demolished, and the Saarinen terminal (or head..

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Written in 1971, Superstudio’s 12 Cautionary Tales anticipated, with its critical attitude against the totalitarian and alienating aspects of the advanced capitalist metropolis, the debates on production, consumption and sustainability that arose following the 1970s economic crisis. Situated at..

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Located in Gouesnach 10m from Bénodet and 20 minutes from Quimper, this house is ideally located on a south-facing plot.

With its double roof movement, the roof lifts to bring light into the double height of the living room overlooking the garden. Conversely the low roof forming a large..

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Ty Pren Eco-House

Trallong, United Kingdom
by Feilden Fowles

Ty Pren is a passive long house, inspired by the rich local vernacular of the Brecon Beacons. This typology is emphasised as a crisp extrusion, without eaves. Passive solar principles have driven the elevation treatment, opening to the southerly views over Pen Y Fan with a more robust treatment..

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”A mathematician is a machine that transforms coffee into equations.”

This joke, for the architect, expressed one of the dimensions by which knowledge is produced: the casual encounter of people. Besides the coffee room, it identified the corridor as a design opportunity, as the moment where..

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This come from the idea of creating an entirely different environment. And what could be more different than an UFO?

The room is cast in durable composite material – all to create the lightest, yet strong and sustainable design possible. The interior gives the room a modern and comfortable..

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The National Theatre in Uganda is the main component of the Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC). Designed by Peatfield and Bodgener Architects, it was the first modern theatre in Uganda. The 400-seat theatre was designed to cater for the needs of the small expatriate community resident in..

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Ukrainian House

Kyiv, Ukraine
by Vadym Hopkalo

The Ukrainian House is a five-story multi-functional exhibition complex at № 2 Khreshchatyk Street, European Square in Kiev. It was build to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the USSR and was finally opened for the annual celebration of the October Revolution along with the People's Friendship..

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UkrAutoDor

Kyiv, Ukraine
by Avraham Miletski

The Ministry of construction & explitation of roads (UkrAutoDor)
was constructed by the architects Avraham Miletski , D. Tchuzhyj, N. Slogotskaja, A. Pritsker and L. Reznitskaja in between 1971 and 1976 and was designed in a brutalist style.
Today one part of the building is turned into a..

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Ulisseia

Lisbon, Portugal
by JQTS

The project consists in converting an industrial warehouse into a space with two main uses: temporary accommodation specifically conceived for groups of people, organisation and promotion of events (cultural, social, marketing, etc.). The initial strategy was to try to combine these two realities..

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UMass Amherst Campus Center

Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
by Marcel Breuer

The school has several buildings of importance in the modernist style, including the campus center designed by Marcel Breuer, the Southwest Residential Area designed by Hugh Stubbins Jr of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, The Fine Arts Center by Kevin Roche, the W.E.B. DuBois Library by Edward..

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Umlauftank

Berlin, Germany
by Ludwig Leo

The Umlauftank 2 is a research complex which was built by the Research Institute for Water and Naval Architecture (Versuchsanstalt für Wasser- und Schiffsbau - VWS) at the Technical University of Berlin. Research facilities for the institute have existed since the early 1900s. They were..

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Under Construction imagines a city that is constantly being rebuilt using the same stock of materials. Reuse of building materials is not just a problem of logistics and material flows. It is as much a cultural and architectural problem. One of the most persistent architectural conventions is to..

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Under Heaven Treehouse

Amsterdam, Netherlands
by Leonard van Munster

Under Heaven is an interesting project by Leonard van Munster. This tree house is perched at the top of the 12-story building of Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art in Amsterdam. It is constructed from boxes and packing materials portraying original graphical text displays. A cabin in the sky.

This..

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Underground Spa

Limerick, Ireland
by Carmody Groarke

As part of the extensive renovation of a 19th-century mansion, a new subterranean spa provides a place for exercise and relaxation. The network of underground rooms is intended to be a strong contrast to the decorative character of the family house above and discovered via a secret staircase..

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UNESCO Building

Paris, France
by Marcel Breuer, ...

In 1951, the UNESCO planning committee had studied the feasibility of establishing its new international headquarters in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, facing the Place de Fontenoy, on a historic north-south axis with Jacques-Ange Gabriel’s Ecole Militaire (1768-1773), Gustave Eiffel’s..

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UNESCO garden

Paris, France
by Isamu Noguchi

The garden is of great historical significance, being the first to have been created by a sculptor rather than a gardener. In the past, gardens were not created by artists, and their work in gardens is the sign of a new era which has given rise to many contemporary Japanese gardens that differ..

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The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization was founded in 1946, at the end of the World War II, with the aim of promoting peace, scientific co-operation and cultural exchange. In 1995 UNESCO celebrated its 50th anniversary.

On recommendation from the Director General..

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Unikato supposed to stand in the center of Katowice - once a dynamically developing industrial city. The testimony of that era are the impressive modernist buildings. Today, the city is experiencing a demographic crisis and suffers from suburbanization. There is a lack of new residential..

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Union 76 Gas Station

Beverly Hills, USA
by William Pereira, ...

The Union 76 gas station at the corner of Crescent Drive and Little Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills is a true icon of Mid-Century Modernism, recognized everywhere as one of the highest examples of Googie architecture in the world.

It was designed by architect Gin Wong of Pereira and..

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Union Brewery

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Alessio Princic

A concrete warehouse of Union Brewery invited Princic to transform a facade of the building which was primary used as advertising surfaces. Architect conceived a thin glass layer facade covering the existing rough concrete walls. The glass layer is composed of a special procedure fabricated plate..

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Union Carbide Building is a high-rise office building located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was designed by Natalie de Blois for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. The address 270 Park Avenue was previously occupied by the 12-story, stone-clad Renaissance Revival Hotel Marguery built in..

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UNIS Towers

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Ivan Štraus

UNIS Twin towers (2 x 90m) are symbols of modern Sarajevo. They were built in 1986 and designed by Ivan Štraus. The Twin Towers are located in Marijin Dvor district in Sarajevo and were named "Momo and Uzeir" after two characters from a comedy show, a Serb and a Bosniak. The towers were heavily..

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"Architecture is the thoughtful making of spaces. It is the creating of spaces that evoke a feeling of appropriate use." – Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn was known for his infusion of culture and creating a sense of place within modern architecture. Although it may not be as well known as some of his..

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In 1957 Le Corbusier was invited by the Berlin government to participate in an international building exhibition that presented new functional post-war housing types. Five years earlier the Swiss-born French architect had realized his concept of “Unité d’Habitation” for the first time in..

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This Unité is part of a larger project of a new residential area in the forest of Briey, France and it was commissioned on 1955, by the town chief architect, André Wogenscky.

The proposed building is 110 meters long, 56 meters high, and 19 meters wide. It comprises 339 duplex apartments spread..

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In the 1950s, the city's population projections anticipated a rapid increase of 50,000 inhabitants. On the first instance, Le Corbusier was asked to design three housing units to correspond the demands, however, the population didn't grow up as aspected and the municipality opted to not build the..

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After four years the construction of the Unite d´habitation of Marseille the so called L'Unité d'Habitation, Marseille, was the construction of the new unit located in the city of Nantes-Rezé in 1953. The agency was responsible for managing the project was a housing commission called "La Casa..

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United Bank Building

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
by Söhne & Partner Architects, ...

Main Ideas: Harmony of units

TheUnitedBankBuildingis represented in units coming together in to a single

entity - in a seamless fashion. These units are the shares that make

up the bank. The shares are the people that came together to make

this bank a reality. Finally these units..

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The Headquarters of the World Organization is located on an 18-acre site on the East side of Manhattan. It is an international zone belonging to all Member States. The United Nations has its own security force, fire department and postal administration.

The Headquarters consist of four main..

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The United States Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel, completed in 1962, is the distinguishing feature of the Cadet Area at the United States Air Force Academy north of Colorado Springs. It was designed by renowned architect Walter Netsch of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago. Construction was..

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The Forum district was made for the international cultural event organized by Forum Foundation. The first Forum was held in Barcelona from May 9 to September 26, 2004. The goal of this event was to promote dialogue on cultures. Debates and symposia on issues such as the road to peace and..

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The unique condition of Lima and its relationship to the Pacific, with cliffs defining the boundary between the city and the sea, was a starting point in the conception of this project. A green valley connects the site with the sea. The UTEC campus project is conceived as a ‘new cliff’,..

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University Centre is a five-storey poured and pre-cast concrete structure constructed as part of a campus planning strategy that aimed to develop the campus as an urban centre. Overground facilities include dining space, offices and conference rooms, while the lounges, cafeteria, bookstore and..

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The most important work of Zloković is the building of the University Children's Hospital in Belgrade, which was created in 1933. Head of the University Children's Hospital Professor Dr Matthias Ambrožić began to address the issue of building a large Children's Clinic. For this purpose he..

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University College North

Aalborg, Denmark
by ADEPT

UCN Campus in Aalborg (DK) is a vision of an educational hub bringing together several specialized study programs under one roof. Faced with the demands for an alternative and sustainable learning environment, ADEPT and Friis & Moltke have worked closely with both staff and students to design a..

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The facility is conceived as an extension of the arid forest of Algarrobos that characterize the northern Peruvian desert, providing shade in a hot and dry climate.

A new generic classroom and faculty offices in UDEP campus, situated in the hot desert in the North of Peru, is the opportunity..

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University Of Agriculture

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Constructed in 1995, this building on the university campus of Grenoble for the University of Arts and Human Sciences was the first to be realised by the architecture duo Anne Lacaton et Jean-Philippe Vassal.
[h]Design Concept[/h]The project is positionned in an alignment of new buildings that..

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The University of Michigan built a large, 78,000-square-foot facility to house its School of Nursing. Overlooking the Huron River Valley, the building’s large windows needed to both open the facility up to the surrounding landscape and shade learning and instructional spaces. American Warming and..

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The University of Trieste is a medium-sized university in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region in northwest Italy. The university was founded in 1924 and consists of 12 faculties with about 23,000 students and 1,000 professors.

Before World War I, when Trieste was still a part of the..

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Julian Elliot's best known project has been the coordination and development of the design for the University of Zambia, which, when it was produced, was in the forefront of thinking about new universities. The careful control of open space, the creation of linking elements between buildings, an..

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Unsent Postcard

London, United Kingdom
by Giorgia Scognamiglio, ...

For decades, tourism destinations, particularly cities like Venice or Paris, have intensively relied on tourism market and Architecture has always represented an attractive force. However, they are now experiencing what is called the “overtourism” phenomenon, with ever-increasing tourist numbers..

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Untitled

Austria
by zirup

The core of architecture is three dimensional design of spaces, sculptures and objects in relation to material, proportion and the social context. Therefore, being future proof as an architect includes the constant reiteration and reinterpretation of basic exercises in order to keep up an open..

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