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General Motors Building

Detroit, Michigan, USA
by Albert Kahn

The Cadillac Place (formerly the General Motors Building) which served as General Motors headquarters from 1923 to 2001 rises 15 stories to a total height of 220 feet (67 m) with the top floor at 187 feet (57 m). The building has 31 elevators. It was originally constructed with 111,000 m2 and..

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In an open competition Formin won with his plans and realized the Ministry of Railways (People's Ministry of Communication) between 1928 - 1931. For the new construction the Sapasnoi palace from the 18th century was destroyed.
In the modern skeleton system of glass façades, Formin exchanges the..

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Sir John Soane

born 1753, Goring-on-Thames

Sir John Soane, (10 September 1753 – 20 January 1837) was an English architect who specialised in the Neo-Classical style. His architectural works are distinguished by their clean lines, massing of simple form, decisive detailing, careful proportions and skilful use of light sources. The..

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Sir John Soane's Museum

London, United Kingdom
by Sir John Soane

Sir John Soane's Museum was formerly the home of the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane. It holds many drawings and models of his projects and the collections of paintings, drawings and antiquities that he assembled. The Museum is in the Holborn district of central London, England, on..

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Warner House

New Canaan, USA
by John Johansen

Warner House, also known as Bridge House, was designed by John Johansen. Johansen was a member of the colloquially termed 'Harvard 5', along with Marcel Breuer, Philip Johnson, Landis Gores and Eliot Noyes.

Warner house is a Neo-Palladian structure, designed during what the architect..

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The Building Academy (Bauakademie) in Berlin, Germany, was a higher education school for the art of building to train master builders. It was built between 1832 and 1836 (later known as Schinkel's Bauakademie), is considered one of the forerunners of modern architecture due to its theretofore..

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