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Aldo Rossi

Milan, Italy
born 1931, Milan

Aldo Rossi (May 3, 1931 – September 4, 1997) was an Italian architect and designer who accomplished the unusual feat of achieving international recognition in three distinct areas: theory, drawing, and architecture. Rossi was born in Milan, Italy. He graduated in architecture in 1959 from the..

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CDT Deparment Store in Warsaw was constructed in 1948-1952, designed by Zbigniew Ihnatowicz and George Romanski, at the intersection of Bracka, Widok, Krucza, and Aleje Jerozolimskie, the building was designed in the late modernist style, however, the majority of new projects being built in..

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Central Railway Station (Warszawa Centralna) is the primary railway station in Warsaw, Poland. Designed by architect Arseniusz Romanowicz, its construction began in 1972 and was completed in 1975. The station, located on the Warsaw Cross-City Line, features four underground island platforms with..

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The Meteorological Observatory building, located on Śnieżka, the summit of Sudeten range system at 1,602 metres above the sea level. The first measurements on this location has been conducted in the middle of XIX century in old wooden chapel and mountain hut, whereas the first significant..

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Za Żelazną Bramą (Behind the Iron Gate) residential complex has been built between 1965-1972 on the former Warsaw Ghetto area. As the entire venue has been completely destroyed in 1943/1944, it was decided that deserted area in the center of Polish capital will be populated by nearly 25 000 new..

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Halina Skibniewska

Warsaw, Poland
born 1921, Warsaw

Halina Skibniewska (January 10th 1921 - April 20 2011) was Polish architect and urbanist, professor of architecture, state activist, deputy to the of People's Republic of Poland through IV, V, VI VII and VIII terms, 1971-1985 deputy Marshal of People's Republic of Poland (Sejm).

Her husband,..

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Bogdan Lachert

Warsaw, Poland
born 1900, Moskow

Bohdan Lachert (13 June 1900 – 8 January 1987) was a Polish architect, member of Praesens group. He designed a lot of buildings with his friend Józef Szanajca, like modern villas ast Saska Kępa (inspired by Le Corbusier's ideas) , Polish pavilon at EXPO Paris 1937. After World War II he designed..

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The Architects Collaborative

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
est. 1945, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Architects Collaborative (TAC) was an American architectural firm formed by eight architects in 1945 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The founding members were Norman C. Fletcher (1917-2007), Jean Fletcher (1915-1965), John C. Harkness (1916-2016), Sarah Harkness (1914-2013), Robert S. McMillan..

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Six Moon Hill

Lexington, Massachusetts, USA
by The Architects Collaborative, ...

Six Moon Hill is a residential neighborhood by The Architects Collaborative (TAC) is located in Lexington, Massachusetts. It consists of a collection of Modern houses on Moon Hill Road and neighboring streets in eastern Lexington, designed and built between 1948 and 1950. The area was listed on..

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Restaurant Neon

Eforie Nord, Romania
by Aron Solari-Grimberg, ...

Built in 1958, the Neon Restaurant in the Eforie Nord resort, Romania, was part of an urban scale development plan, meant to bring seaside leisure programmes to the masses. Serving the few nearby low-rise hotels, the Neon Restaurant designed by architects C. Lăzărescu and A. Solari-Grimberg has a..

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As part of the second stage of the post-war seaside leisure development in Romania, a series of resorts were erected form scratch on the far south Black Sea coast, close to the Bulgarian border. Although many of the hotels in these resorts were standardised tower-blocks, a few buildings stand out..

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Aurora Resort Hotels

Cap Aurora, Romania
by Dinu Gheorghiu

Completed in 1973, Aurora is the newest resort of the Romanian socialist leisure development to be built. With an original capacity of 2,700 bed-places, it is amongst the smallest resorts, but it easily stands out due to its distinctive architecture.

Designed by architect Dinu Gheorghiu,..

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The building occupies a corner plot at the crossing of the Frankel Leó utca and Fekete Sas utca. The corner is accentuated by a terraced block, with the individual terrace walls painted in different, vivid, warm colors. The apartments are served by two staircases with elevators. The façade is..

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The representative headquarters for the State Aluminium Industry Trust (Magyar Alumíniumipari Tröszt, MAT)were designed and constructed in 1964-1967 by Olga Mináry. The Trust itself was only founded in 1963, but reflecting the high state investments into bauxite mining and the aluminium industry,..

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ACP was established by recently graduated students of architecture. Their goal was to create an egalitarian practice with a different approach to Modern Architecture. One of the first generation's architects, Michael Grice, influenced the practice with a non-traditional way of designing..

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Hardt-Waltherr Hämer


born 1922, Hagen/Lüneburg

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Paul Stohrer


born 1909, Stuttgart

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Fritz Schaller


born 1904, Berlin, mainly active in Cologne

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Rathaus Gronau

Gronau, Germany
by Harald Deilmann

With the design of the new town hall of Gronau, a city near the Dutch-German border, architect Harald Deilmann took a stand against what he called "unimaginative schematism": based on a triangular structure Deilmann designed a flexible and open building that is welcoming to both visitors and..

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