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Hans Scharoun

Berlin, Germany
born 1893, Bremen

Bernhard Hans Henry Scharoun (September 20th, 1893 – November 25th, 1972) was a German architect born in Bremen best known for designing the Berlin Philharmonic Hall. He was an important exponent of Organic architecture.

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Scharoun was born in Bremen, German Empire. After..

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The Berlin Philharmonic Hall designed by Hans Scharoun was completed in 1963. The iconic building is asymmetrical in shape appearing like a golden, draped tent. The concert hall is still highly regarded for its original design and acoustic qualities.

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The Philharmonie is..

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Fallingwater

Mill Run, Pennsylvania, USA
by Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater, also known as the Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr. Residence, is a house designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1934 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area.

The house was built partly over a waterfall in..

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Hinrich Baller

Berlin, Germany
born 1936, Stargard

Hinrich Baller was born in Stargard (today Szczeciński, Poland) in 1936. Baller studied at the Technical University of Berlin. From 1973 until his retirement, he was a professor at the Hamburg University of Fine Arts.

Baller grew up in a musician household, his mother was a pianist. He himself..

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This research centre in Berlin by the architects Fehling + Gogel from 1965 to 1974 was realised in close cooperation with the institute's research staff. The briefing document was more than 100 pages long and the architects took care to create an environment that allowed the research staff to..

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The Insitute for Hygenics and Microbiology was designed by the Berlin architects Fehling and Gogel.

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Gérard Grandval

Paris, France
born 1930, Paris

Gérard Granval is a french architect and poet born in 1930 in Paris. He studied Beaux-Arts and he is an important figure among the french architects on the seventies. His design become remarkable for the willingness to break the banality of large ensembles, the french social housing typology..

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John Lautner

Los Angeles, USA
born 1911, Marquette, Michigan

John Lautner was born in Marquette, Michigan of academic parents at a local college now called Northern Michigan University. He first attended the University of Michigan but left soon after starting. In 1933, he graduated from Northern Michigan University in English and began a six-year job with

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Hugo Häring

Berlin, Germany
born 1882, Biberach an der Riß

Hugo Häring (11 May 1882 – 17 May 1958) was a German architect and architectural writer best known for his writings on "organic architecture", and as a figure in architectural debates about functionalism in the 1920s and 1930s, though he had an important role as an expressionist architect.

He..

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Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza

Madrid, Spain
born 1918, Caseda

Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza (Cáseda, 12 October 1918 - Madrid, 18 July 2000) was a Spanish architect and influential practitioner of the modernist movement in Spain. Oiza went to school in Seville and studied architecture in Madrid. After a study trip to the United States, in 1949 he returned..

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Casa Milà

Barcelona, Spain
by Antonio Gaudí

Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera, meaning the 'The Quarry', is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. It is located at 92, Passeig de Gràcia in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

It was a controversial design at the time for the bold forms, undulating..

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Sagrada Família

Barcelona, Spain
by Antonio Gaudí

The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (English: Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family; Spanish: Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia), commonly known as the Sagrada Família, is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, designed by..

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The Elrod House

Palm Springs, USA
by John Lautner

Known as “The Elrod House”, this John Lautner-designed five bedroom, five and a half bathroom residence was commissioned by designer Arthur Elrod in 1968 and has been featured in numerous books, magazines and museum exhibitions.

It is the iconic home perched at the very tip of the Southridge..

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Sandworm

Wenduine, Belgium
by Marco Casagrande

Sandworm is an organic structure/space/creature realized on the dunes of the Wenduine coastline, Belgium. The 45 meters long and 10 m wide and high installation moves freely in-between architecture and environmental art and is constructed entirely out of willow following the local knowledge of a..

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Schminke House

Löbau, Germany
by Hans Scharoun

Hans Scharoun designed a house in 1930 for Fritz Schminke who was the owner of a noodles' factory in Loebau, Saxony, Germany and who wished for "... a modern house for two parents, four children and one or two occasional guests... ".
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The realization was both fancy and..

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Church in Dravlje

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Marko Mušič

Dravlje church is one of the most original designed Slovenian contemporary churches. It was built as an extension of the old Baroque pilgrimage church. The new church creates a respectful dialogue with the environment as well as the old church. The building itself is partially dug into the ground..

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John Sowden House

Los Angeles, USA
by Lloyd Wright

John Sowden House, also known as the "Jaws House" or the "Franklin House", is a residence built in 1926 in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles, California. Built by Lloyd Wright, the house is noted for its use of ornamented concrete blocks and for its striking facade, resembling (depending on..

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Pascal Hausermann


born 1936, Bienne

Pascal Häusermann was a Swiss utopian architect specializing in bubble houses and organic architecture. Most of his creations were built in the Rhône-Alpes region, France. Precursor the Blob architecture. He studied at the School of Architecture at the University of Geneva and continued his..

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Imre Makovecz


born 1935, Budapest

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Bruce Goff

Oklahoma, USA
born 1904, Alton, Kansas

Bruce Alonzo Goff was an American architect, distinguished by his organic, eclectic, and often flamboyant designs for houses and other buildings in Oklahoma and elsewhere. A 1951 Life Magazine article stated that Goff was "one of the few US architects whom Frank Lloyd Wright considers..

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