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This Neo-Gothic brick-built bridge in Berlin was originally built in 1886 by Otto Stahn. It was partly destroyed in WWII and was renewed in 1994-1995. The new bridge features a very elegant arch in steel designed by the Spanish enngineer and architect Santiago Calatrava. Rarley contemporay..

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Forth Railway Bridge

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
by John Fowler

The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge over the Firth of Forth in the east of Scotland, to the east of the Forth Road Bridge, and 14 km (9 miles) west of central Edinburgh. It is often called the Forth Rail Bridge or Forth Railway Bridge to distinguish it from the Forth Road Bridge, but..

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Steel House

Dessau, Germany
by Richard Paulick, ...

The Steel House was built in 1926 at the edge of the Törten Estate in Dessau right next to the Fieger House. Georg Muche, Master of Painting at the Bauhaus designed the house together with the young architect Richard Paulick.

The original idea to construct an expandable house which can grow..

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Haus Jones

Bad Camberg-Oberselters, Germany
by reinhardt_jung

Haus Jones designed by reinhardt_jung and completed in 2008 is an extension to an existing simple private house originally built in the 1960s in a small town in Germany. It is conceived as a communicating living space for an extended family spanning four generations, the client, her husband and..

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The Müngsten Bridgepark House or 'Haus Müngsten' is the first building phase of a competition for the Bridgepark Müngsten which hwas held in 2008 and won by the architect Tore Pape. In total three buildings are planned for the park. The Bridgepark Müngsten was created in 2006 as a tourist..

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Mini House

Tokyo, Japan
by Atelier Bow-Wow

Mini House, designed by Atelier Bow-Wow, is located in Nerima-ku, Tokyo, a dense residential suburb, on a small site of 77 square meters. The house covers only 41 square meters of the site but has a total floor area of 90 square meters over two and a half floors.

The design draws on Atelier..

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The Atheneum

New Harmony, USA
by Richard Meier

New Harmony's Atheneum is the visitor center for New Harmony, Indiana. It is named for the Greek Athenaion, which was a temple dedicated to Athena in ancient Greece. Funded by the Indianapolis Lilly Endowment in 1976, with the help of the Krannert Charitable Trust, it was opened on October 10,..

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Michael Faraday Memorial

Southwark, United Kingdom
by Rodney Gordon

The Michael Faraday Memorial is a monument to the Victorian scientist Michael Faraday in Elephant and Castle, London, England.

The stainless steel box-shaped structure was designed by Brutalist architect Rodney Gordon in 1959 and built in 1961 on the centre of the northern roundabout of the..

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The John Deere Headquarters is one of four buildings located on John Deere complex in Illinois USA. It was designed by Eero Saarinen in the 60's, however he died before the construction was completed, so Kevin Roche took over to finalise the building.

[h]History[/h]
In the mid-1950s, Deere &..

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Potemkin

Kuramata, Japan
by Marco Casagrande, ...

Potemkin stands as a post industrial temple, the Acropolis to re-think of the connection between the modern man and nature. I see Potemkin as a cultivated junk yard situated between the ancient rice fields and the river with a straight axis to the Shinto temple.

The park is founded on an..

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Foster + Partners

London, United Kingdom
est. 1967, London

Foster + Partners is an architectural firm that was founded in London in 1967. The practice is led by its founder and Chairman, Norman Foster, and has constructed many high-profile glass-and-steel buildings.

The architecture firm, Foster Associates, was established by Norman Foster shortly..

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The Waterhouse Hotel at South Bund was designed by neri & hu design research office (NHDRO) using an existing but disused 1930s Japanese army headquarters.

The traditional Shanghai nong-tang or “lane-house” was the driving concept but incorporating a 21st-century update in the form of a..

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The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is located at the northern edge of Michigan State University. Zaha Hadid won the competition to design the new museum which replaced the old Kresge Art Museum. The project was started when Michigan State University received a donation of $26 million (US) from..

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CMA CGM Tower

Marseille, France
by Zaha Hadid

The CMA CGM tower is part of the city of Marsielle’s urban regeneration plans, Euroméditerranée, which is located 1km north from the historic centre and sits adjacent to the commercial port. Zaha Hadid Architects designed and completed the project in 2011.

[h]The Area[/h]
The site is..

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House Ber

Johannesburg, South Africa
by Nico van der Meulen

The design of this contemporary glass house was inspired from the estate guidelines which forbid the use of burglar bars. Toying with the idea of protecting a house that’s already secured led to the exploration of large cantilevered boxes enclosed by black steel bars.
Rectangular in form, the..

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The clients requested a spacious modern house that expressed its appreciation for outdoor living. Situated in a private eco estate, it was crucial that the open plan glass and steel house lived out onto the garden. Consequently this custom design developed into a layout that encouraged such a..

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Tetrahedron in Bottrop

Bottrop, Germany

The Tetrahedron in Bottrop (German: Bottrop Tetraeder or officially Haldenereignis Emscherblick) is a walkable steel structure in the form of a tetrahedron with a side length of 60m, resting on four 9m tall concrete pillars. It is located in Bottrop, Germany, on top of the mine dump Halde..

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Broadgate Exchange House is a mixed-use building in London, designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) it was completed in 1990.

The steel and glass structure references modernist-style. The building integrates a 78-metre long rail yard, becoming a hybrid bridge-building with the arching..

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With respect to the plan the quest for a layout that would express the global parameter led to the image of an ancient stadium. The building is developed perimetrically around a central void, which opens out to the town, calling upon the “external” to enter and allowing the “internal” to be..

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The demolition of La Lira Theater left an urban void in the historic district of Ripoll, a town in the province of Girona, overlooking the Ter River. With recollections of the scale and spirit of the former theater and also understanding the importance of town squares, the architects have created..

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