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Housing quarter Leskovac

Leskovac, Serbia
by Zoran Lazović, ...

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San Cataldo Cemetery

Modena, Italy
by Aldo Rossi, ...

Aldo Rossi's desire to create buildings that reflected his social perspective and theories was reflected in most if not all of his buildings, but it was particularly evident in the San Cataldo Cemetery. The grounds on which Aldo’s cemetery was built was first the home of an ancient cemetery by..

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Holiday Inn Hotel

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Ivan Štraus

The Holiday Inn was built for the 1984 Olympics Game and became famous as the headquarters of the international war reporter during the conflict in Yugoslavia in the nineties. Symbol of the Bosnian capital, the hotel opening in October 1983 officially presented by the President of the..

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Villa Perović

Beograd, Serbia
by Ajla Selenić

Villa Perović, [Kuća Perović] 1988-99

Inner circle within a square boundaries of the site


Private house in a residential area of Belgrade, for a family of lawyers, was designed in 1988 and realized in 1989. Surrounded by neighboring family houses and green courtyards, typical for the..

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Architectural competition for the temporary solution of the Republic Square in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1983. One of the first postmodern works at that time which was awarded by the III prize.

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Paolo Portoghesi

Rome, Italy
born 1931, Rome

Paolo Portoghesi (born 2 November 1931, Rome) is an Italian architect, theorist, historian and professor of architecture at the University La Sapienza in Rome. Portoghesi's activity took place in parallel on the sides of historical research and architectural design, aiming at the reintegration of..

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Baldi House can be considered, as explained in modern architecture Inhibitions, the manifesto of the "listening poetic" by Paolo Portoghesi. Next to the house are the remains of a Roman tomb, which over the centuries had made similar to a "trunk surrounded by a giant plant roots". Baldi house..

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Antoine Predock

California, USA
born 1936, Missouri

Antoine Predock is an American architect based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Antoine Predock is the Principal of Antoine Predock Architect PC. The studio was established in 1967. Predock attended the University of New Mexico and later received his Bachelor of Architecture from Columbia University. Add to a collection

Charles Moore

New Orleans, USA
born 1925, Benton Harbor

Charles Willard Moore was an American architect, teacher, writer, and winner of the AIA Gold Medal in 1991. Moore graduated as an architect at the University of Michigan in 1947 and earned a doctorate in philosophy from Princeton University in 1957. In 1951 he opened his own studio in Moterrey..

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Piazza d'Italia

New Orleans, USA
by Charles Moore

The Piazza d'Italia is an urban public plaza located at Lafayette and Commerce Streets in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. It is controlled by the Canal Street Development Corporation (CSDC), a subdivision of New Orleans city government. Completed in 1978 according to a design by noted postmodern..

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Vittorio Gregotti

Milan, Italy
born 1927, Novara

Vittorio Gregotti was an Italian architect, born in Novara. In 1974 he founded the Gregotti Associati studio in Milan with Pierluigi Cerri, Pierluigi Nicolin, Hiromichi Matsui and Bruno Viganò. They designed several important buildings, such as the Barcelona Olympic Stadium, the Cultural Centre..

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Boris Podrecca

Vienna, Austria
born 1940, Trieste

Boris Podrecca is a Slovene-Italian architect and urban designer living in Vienna, Austria. Podrecca is considered by some critics a pioneer of postmodernism. With some of his early works, such as the neuro-physiological institute at Stahremberg Palace (1982), he took a new, more tolerant..

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Franco Purini

Rome, Italy
born 1941, Isola del Siri

Franco Purini ( 9 November 1941), is an Italian architect, essayist, and university professor. He has designed many buildings, including the Torre Eurosky in Rome. He studied architecture in Rome with Ludovico Quaroni, earning his degree in 1971, spending his free time in company of Franco..

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The Berlin Social Science Center was designed by James Stirling and Michael Wilford and was completed in 1988. It is the largest non-housing complex in the IBA (Internationale Bauausstellung) program. Stirling's concept was to create "a friendly, non-bureaucratic place" that looked more like a..

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Michael Wilford

Berlin, Germany
born 1938, Hartfield

Michael Wilford is an English architect from Hartfield, East Sussex. Wilford studied at the Northern Polytechnic School of Architecture, London, from 1955 to 1962, and at the Regent Street Polytechnic Planning School, London in 1967. In 1960, he joined the practice of James Stirling and in 1971..

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Giorgio Grassi

Milan, Italy
born 1935, Milan

Giorgio Grassi is part of the so-called Italian rationalist school, also known as La Tendenza, associated most famously with Carlo Aymonino and Aldo Rossi that emerged in Italy in the 1960s.

Much influenced by Ludwig Hilberseimer, Heinrich Tessenow and Adolf Loos, Grassi's architecture is the..

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Monte Amiata Housing

Milan, Italy
by Carlo Aymonino, ...

Monte Amiata Housing is a residential complex in the Gallaratese district of Milan, Italy, designed by architects Carlo Aymonino and Aldo Rossi in the late 1960s. It is referred to as the "Red Dinosaur" in reference both to the reddish color of the buildings and the oddity of their design. The..

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