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The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, on the narrow Tinu Peninsula, approximately 8 kilometres northeast of the historic centre of Nouméa, the capital of New Caledonia, celebrates the vernacular Kanak culture, the indigenous culture of New Caledonia, amidst much political controversy over the..

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The Austrian Cultural Forum tower is the first major United States project for Austrian-born New York architect Raimund Abraham. The competition was held in 1992, the building was completed in 2002.

Twenty-five feet wide and 81 feet deep, glazed with dramatic glass panels, the 24-story..

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Wolfsburg Cultural Center

Wolfsburg, Germany
by Alvar Aalto

This structure in Wolfsburg, Germany designed by Alvar Aalto was originally conceived as a cultural center with four different functions: a public library, an institute for adult education (Volkshochschule), a youth center and a space for community events with terraces and lounges. On the ground..

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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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The Svoboda Factory Club, conceived as the Chemists Trade Union Club and also known as the Maxim Gorky Palace of Culture, is a listed memorial Constructivist building in Moscow, Russia, designed by Konstantin Melnikov in 1927 and completed in 1929.

The initial concept for the Svoboda Club was..

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The Rusakov Workers’ Club in Moscow is a notable example of Constructivist architecture. Designed by Konstantin Melnikov, it was constructed in 1927-28. The club is built on a fan-shaped plan, with three cantilevered concrete seating areas rising above the base. Each of these volumes can be used..

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In 1930, a competition was held for the Proletarsky District Palace of Culture, to be built on the site of the demolished Simonov Monastery. After the competition ended with no clear winner, the task was awarded to the Vesnin brothers, who had not taken part in the competition. The architecture..

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The House of Film Actors was constructed in 1931-34 by the Vesnin brothers. Initially designed as the club house of the Society of Former Political Prisoners and Exiles, only the central body of the original, asymmetric design was actually realised, while the planned wings were never completed...

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The Frunze Workers’ Club is the smallest and simplest of the five clubs Konstantin Melnikov’s designed in Moscow during his “golden period”.
Completed in 1929 on the territory of the Dorogomilov chemical plant, the central rectangular volume of the club, with a roof sloping downward to the rear..

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This workers’ club was constructed in 1927-1929 in an industrial area in Moscow for culture and entertainment purposes for the workers from the surrounding factories. The building is an ensemble consisting of an auditorium and different rooms for lecture and education.

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The Club was commissioned by the cooperative of the Burevestnik shoe factory.
The initial concept consisted in a big auditorium with a swimming pool underneath, which could be covered during performance. However, this swimming pool could not be realised because of insufficient water supply. The..

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Kauchuk Factory Club is a constructivist public building designed by Konstantin Melnikov and constructed in 1927-1929, located in the Khamovniki District of Moscow on the edge of the Devichye Pole park and the medical campus.

The Kauchuk club is shaped as a quarter of a cylinder, housing a..

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Haus des Volkes Probstzella

Probstzella, Germany
by Alfred Arndt

The "Haus des Volkes" in Probstzella, a village in the Thuringian Slate Mountains nature reserve, was built for the industrialist Franz Itting and conceived as a hotel to attract tourists to the region and as cultural center for the local population. It was planned and realised by the Bauhaus..

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The Müngsten Bridgepark House or 'Haus Müngsten' is the first building phase of a competition for the Bridgepark Müngsten which hwas held in 2008 and won by the architect Tore Pape. In total three buildings are planned for the park. The Bridgepark Müngsten was created in 2006 as a tourist..

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The aesthetics of the Palace of Culture for the Railway Workers is more reminiscent of Art Déco than of constructivism; it has a grooved plaster facade and stands on a granite pedestal. Inside the theater expensive materials like railings bronze and granite posts were used.

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Gorky Palace of Culture

St. Petersburg, Russia
by D. L. Krichevskii, ...

The first in Leningrad and the USSR was the Palace of Culture (DK - Dom Kultury) which was opened on Stachek Square in 1927 (since 1933 - named after M. Gorky) for the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution. It was erected between 1925 and 1927 after plans by the architects A.I. Gegello and..

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Ivan Gaza House of Culture

St. Petersburg, Russia
by Alexander S. Nikolsky, ...

The Ivan Gaza House of Culture was together with the Vyborgsky House of Culture one of the most important culture clubs built in the period 1930-1935 in St.Petersburg.

The Gazanevsky culture, also known as Gazanevsky Exhibitions and Gazanevshchina was an unofficial artistic movement of the..

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Lensoveta Palace of Culture

St. Petersburg, Russia
by E. A. Levinson, ...

One of the largest pre-war Leningrad House of Culture construction is the Leningrad Soviet Recreation Centre, built by the architects E.A. Levinson and V.O. Munz. The culture club changed his name 1960 to Lensovet House of Culture.

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Nevsky House of Culture

St. Petersburg, Russia
by E. A. Levinson

Among the few houses of culture, constructed in the post-war years, the Nevsky House of Culture at 32 Obukhovskoy Oborony Avenue is one example.

The Gazanevsky culture, also known as Gazanevsky Exhibitions and Gazanevshchina was an unofficial artistic movement of the mid-1970s to the early..

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In the late 90s in Hungary, couple of years after the end of the communist era, culture has changed in every aspect. A new type of culture was born and it needed its scene. This time László Váncza's intention was to realise a professional alternative cultural center. A symbol of..

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