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Arizona, USA
by Paolo Soleri

Arcosanti is an experimental town that began construction in 1970 in central Arizona, 70 miles (110 km) north of Phoenix, at an elevation of 3,732 feet (1,130 meters). Architect Paolo Soleri, using a concept he calls arcology (a portmanteau of architecture and ecology), started the town to..

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Berlin-Dahlem, Germany
by Wassili Luckhardt

Schorlemerallee is a boulevard on the outskirts of Berlin, in the district of Dahlem. It was originally planned in 1901 as 'Street 35' as a street with a settlement of villa-like houses, but only when a subway station was built nearby in 1911, the construction really started.

The settlement..

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Werkbund Housing Vienna

Vienna, Austria
by Oswald Haerdtl, ...

The Werkbundsiedlung is an experimental housing scheme in the outskirts of Vienna originally constructed under the guidance of the architect Josef Frank between 1930 and 1932.

Founded in Germany in 1907 the Deutscher Werkbund, or German Work Federation, was an association of architects,..

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City in the Making

Rotterdam, Netherlands
est. 2013, Rotterdam

City in the Making (Stad in de Maak) is an association set up to take on the redevelopment of vacant properties in Rotterdam - most of them “toxic" remainders of the 2008/2009 financial crisis. Since 2014, it has opened eight previously boarded-up or vacant buildings, all of them in Rotterdam..

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The three prefabricated components create the original structure of the house. The walls provided a rigid grid which is difficult to modify and defined the property. The pillars marked the corners of the house and provided a strong relationship between the rooms and the central courtyard. The..

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Designed by the German architect Martin Van Trek, a Jean Ginsberg student, this social housing complex is composed by several 15/16 floors buildings and 4 dominating tours (Prèlude, Fuge, Sonate, Cantate).
Rising up to 118 meters tall - over the neighborhood and housing almost 2,000 apartments,..

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GABU Heindl Architektur

Vienna, Austria
est. 2007, Vienna

Gabu Heindl is an architect and urbanist in Vienna operating at the intersection of architecture, research, art and urban planning. Her studio GABU Heindl Architektur specializes in architectural concepts and realizations of public interventions, cultural or social buildings and urban planning...

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John Darbourne

born 1935

John Darbourne (1935-1991) was a British architect, who together with fellow architect Geoffrey Darke founded Darbourne & Darke.

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This house lies in the community of Auromodele, where Roger Anger and his school built some of their designs for Auroville; as elsewhere in the community. In the seventies, the Auromodele land was sloping and barren, inviting architects to work with curves; engaging them into a deeper..

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