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Nakagin Capsule Tower

8-16-10 Ginza, Chuo ward Tokyo, Japan
by Kisho Kurokawa

The Nakagin Capsule Tower (中銀カプセルタワー, Nakagin Kapuseru Tawā) is an eminent building of the Metabolist Movement by Kisho Kurokawa located in Shimbashi, Tokyo, Japan. It is a mixed-use residential and office tower. Completed in 1972, the building is a rare built example of Japanese Metabolism, a..

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Habitat 67

Montreal, Canada
by Moshe Safdie

Habitat 67 is a housing complex and landmark located on the Marc-Drouin Quay on the Saint Lawrence River in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Its design was created by architect Moshe Safdie based on his master's thesis at the McGill University in Montreal. It was built as part of the World Exhibition..

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Halley VI is a self-sufficient scientific research base, floating on an ice shelf 900 miles from the South Pole. The hydraulically elevated ski based modules respond to annually rising snow levels and the need to relocate the base if the site calves off as an iceberg. A special central module..

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Ramot Polin Apartments

Jerusalem, Israel
by Zvi Hecker

Ramot Polin (Hebrew: רמות פולין) is part of the larger neighborhood Ramot, a neighborhood in northwest East Jerusalem. It was constructed by the Kollel Polen (Poland) in stages beginning in 1972, under the auspices of the Office for Building and Habitation, and is populated, as intended, mostly..

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The Nicholson

Melbourne, Australia
by DesignInc Melbourne

The Nicholson is a housing project in Melbourne, Australia that was one of the first to integrate privately owned residences with social housing units. Comprised of 198 modular units, the building is situated on a disused tram depot. Completed in 2011, the project was designed by DesignInc..

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Tree Snake House

Pedras Salgadas, Portugal
by Rebelo de Andrade, ...

The project for tree houses was developed by architects Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade in partnership with the Modular System Company. The idea was to get an object that would be far away from the orthogonality and from pre-established concepts associated with the modular..

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Hotel Sotelia

Podčetrtek, Slovenia
by Enota, ...

Wellness Hotel Sotelia fills the gap between two existing hotels, neither of them hiding their different architectural origins. The new hotel does not try to summarize samples from nearby structures but rather clearly distances itself from the built environment and connects, instead, with its..

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
by Elastik

Prefab buildings usually do not live up to the demands of modern urbanites, and tend to be not that esthetically pleasing. Elastik has developed a modular, modestly priced, all inclusive housing unit that combines state-of-the-art production methods with contemporary design standards. Perfectly..

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Kristian Gullichsen

Helsinki, Finland
born 1932, Helsinki

Kristian Gullichsen is a Finnish architect. The son of Harry and Maire Gullichsen he was born into a family of industrialists, designers and artists. Kristian Gullichsen has been a member of the board of governors of the Alvar Aalto Academy and the committee of the Alvar Aalto Symposium. From..

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Eternit Building

Berlin, Germany
by Paul Baumgarten

The Eternit Building designed for the Interbau, the International Architecture Exhibition in Berlin by Paul Baumgarten responds to the type of bloc. Baumgarten idea of ​​raising the houses on the ground to separate the traffic of people in the park while allowing greater visual on the trees. This..

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Walker House

Sanibel Island, Florida, USA
by Paul Rudolph

The Walker House is one of the first works of Paul Rudolph built between 1952 and 1953, where his first evidenced in which the structure was the factor that generated design. In 1951, when Rudolph was the junior partner of the firm Twitchell & Rudolph, they designed a large house to be situated..

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Patio Student Housing

Enschede, Netherlands
by Herman Haan

Herman Haan was asked by his mentor Willem Van Tijen (a first generation functionalist modernist) to build a batch of student housing for the campus of a new technical university in Enschede. It is unquestionably his most ‘African’ project. It is also his most structuralist design, a so called..

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Port Leucate, France
by Georges Candilis

The Hexacube designed by Georges Candilis and Anja Blomstedt is a simple hexagonal structure. It consists of two fiberglass reinforced fiberglass parts with large modular openings. The parts consists of plastic shell elements and offer a possibility to create a system of them in multiple..

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Vale de Cambra, Portugal

The requirements for this project were boldly defined from the beginning: the construction should be fast, cost effective and changeable over time, which prompted the studio to use prefabricated elements and to leave parts of the project undefined, assuming the immediacy, flexibility and..

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Arouca, Portugal

This project is a prototype of the Gomos System, which results from a business R&D project and consists of a concrete modular system,presenting an accurate and efficient solution for the contemporary need for simplification and acceleration of the building processes.

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Modular laboratory

Vizovice, Czech Republic
by Chybik + Kristof

While modular structures are usually created by placing right-angled modules side by side, we realize new spatial possibilities through the creation of a new modular system. Spatial modules containing facilities are leveled onto the planar flooring modules, which are anchored to the foundation...

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