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The British Embassy is located on Wilhelmstrasse, in the Pariser Platz area of Berlin, where all new buildings are subject to very strict planning guidelines. It presents an open, contemporary and dignified frontage, whilst respecting the City's tradition of building massing, articulation, and..

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AHHAA was established as a special project of the Department of Research and Institutional Development of the University of Tartu (founded in 1632). The Science Center was designed on 1997 and has had a strong and stable development ever since. The purpose of AHHAA is to introduce science to..

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The intervention on the Giudecca by Gino Valle is his recent and significant interpolation of contemporary housing in a historical context. It is a project of 94 housing units and commissioned by the city ​​council, located in Venice. The area of the Giudecca, on the edge of the city, is an area..

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Josep Llinas

Barcelona, Spain
born 1945, Castellón de la Plana

He studied architecture at the School of Architecture of Barcelona. He was awarded with the Prize City of Barcelona of architecture and in 2006 with the National Prize of Architecture and Public Space granted by the Generality of Catalonia by the realization of the Library Jaume Fuster.

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Dragoljub Bakić

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1939, Kragujevac

We can not speak of the fruitful creations of Energoprojekt without mentioning the work of architect Dragoljub Bakić, nor the other way around. Dragoljub Bakić spent 44 years as an architect within the company Energoprojekt, of which most years as a team with his wife, architect Ljiljana Bakić...

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TV-am Studios

London, United Kingdom
by Sir Terry Farrell

Sir Terry Farrell was commissioned by TV-am to design Breakfast Television Centre. In March 1981 a site was found located between Hawley Crescent and the Grand Union Canal in Camden Town, North London. Renovation began in August 1981. From Hawley Crescent, the TV-am building was easily..

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Sir Terry Farrell

London, United Kingdom
born 1938, Sale, Cheshire

Sir Terry Farrell is a British architect and urban designer. He was born in Sale, Cheshire. As a youth he moved to Newcastle upon Tyne, where he attended St. Cuthbert's High School. He graduated with a degree from Newcastle University, followed by a Masters in urban planning at the University of..

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The Ministry of Finance is situated in Bercy, in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. The building extends to the Seine River, where there is an embarcadero with fast river boats for faster liaisons to other government agencies. The sentence the Bercy Fortress (la forteresse de Bercy) refers to the..

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Csaba Virág

Budapest , Hungary
born 1933, Budapest

Csaba Virág (12 May 1933 – 31 May 2015) was a Hungarian architect. He studied in 1951-1956 at the Budapest University of Technology. In 1957-1962 he continued working at the university, then in 1962 he joined IPARTERV, the state company responsible for industrial architecture. He moved to..

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KÖKI

Budapest, Hungary
by György Kővári, ...

The Kőbánya-Kispest Transportation Center, connecting the local railway station with the new metro station and securing pedestrian passage above the railways, was designed by the planning office of the state railways company (MÁVTI), with a project group led by György Kővári.

The pedestrian..

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Sándor Dévényi

Pécs, Hungary
born 1948, Pécs

Sándor Dévényi (27 November 1948 - ) is an award-winning Hungarian architect. Born in Pécs, he has been a major figure of local architecture from the 1980s, and as a friend and follower of Imre Makovecz, an important master of the so-called Hungarian organic architectural movement.

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The small houses of this area close to Széchenyi square fell victim to an ill-conceived city planning motion. The House of Weddings (Lakodalmas ház) is a practical extension to the neighbouring municipal marriage bureau and hall, with a restaurant, stores and a motel. It has been the first..

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Once a one-storey building, the Magyar Korona Fogadó (Inn to the Hungarian Crown) stood on this piece of land, outside the city walls. Dévényi, commissioned with constructing a new house, kept three remaining sections of the earlier building and evoked the original arched baroque gate of the inn..

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In the course of the archaeological excavations preceding the construction works, some remains of Pécs’s Roman predecessor, the city of Sopianae were identified. The court of the new building was built in the spirit of this historical legacy. The Roman bases were integrated into the paving of the..

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The last work of noted architect Margit Pázmándi, this controversial development originally served as headquarters of the Central Command of the Workers’ Militia. Although it occupies a prominent and widely visible site on a Buda hill, the buildings plans, being a highly secured state object,..

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Avgust Černigoj was born in Trieste in 1898. He is one of the leading figures of the Slovenian historical avant-garde. He spent the last five years of his life in Lipica. The collection in the Gallery of August Černigoj in Lipica consists of over 1,400 works of art. About 400 works, currently on..

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The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) is a contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles, California. The main branch is located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Walt Disney Concert Hall. MOCA's original space, initially intended as a..

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Renato Nicolini

Rome, Italy
born 1942, Rome

Nicolini has been an italian architect, politician, and dramaturg. His diverse career spans former positions as head of the Cultural Department for the City of Rome, member of the Italian Parliament, and head of the Department of City Identity for Naples. Inventor of the “Estate Romana” festival..

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Known as the Psychiatric Hospital of Shkodra, the ensemble was designed in 1982 by the architects Agim Myftiu and Mergim Cano and is located in the hospital areas in the north-eastern part of the city. The floor plan has the shape of a cross, with continuous staggered surfaces on the external..

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Casa Papanice, one of the most significant works by Paolo Portoghesi in the field of residential construction, was built between 1966 and 1970 in collaboration with the engineer Vittorio Gigliotti, on a commission received from the Apulian businessman Pasquale Papanice.

On a typological level,..

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