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1963 – 1964



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River Fal
United Kingdom

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The Retreat

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The Cockpit Change this

River Fal, United Kingdom
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The Cockpit is the first professional project of Team 4. Constructed between 1963 and 1964, it consists of a shelter. This Cockpit, situated on a peninsula overlooking the mouth of the River Fal is posed by the team as a true architectural object clearly organized, where integration is allied with a poetic and highly effective management architectural forms and materials. As a complex polyhedron crystal, the structure breaks the surface of sloping ground and look toward the sea like the cockpit of a plane or a boat.



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