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Philips Pavilion

Brussels, Belgium
by Le Corbusier, ...

The Philips Pavilion was a World's Fair pavilion designed for Expo 1958 in Brussels by the office of Le Corbusier. Commissioned by electronics manufacturer Philips, the pavilion was designed to house a multimedia spectacle that celebrated postwar technological progress. Because Corbusier was busy..

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Iannis Xenakis

Paris, France
born 1922, Braila

Iannis Xenakis (May 29th 1922 – February 4th 2001) was a Romanian-born Greek ethnic, naturalized French composer, music theorist, and architect-engineer. He is commonly recognized as one of the most important post-war avant-garde composers. Xenakis pioneered the use of mathematical models in..

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This song is just one of the components of a multimedia project/exhibition (installation, performance, music, video) dedicated to sexually abused women from the last war in Kosovo 1999. The song and the whole project focuses and treats silence as the only condition of these women living in..

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Szczecin, located in the north-west Poland is currently one of the main towns on so-called Recovered Territories that bacame an integral part of Poland after Second World War. The old part of the city, severely destroyed in 1944 by Allied bombing has be been partly rebuilt and..

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This early experience with prefabrication allowed to Lele to teach at the University of Brasilia, where he built Colina Velha, a faculty apartment complex constructed with prestressed slabs, prefabricated columns, and light paneling for internal partitions.

The Colina Velha housing building at..

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1520 Sedgwick Avenue is a 102-unit apartment building in the Morris Heights neighborhood in the Bronx, New York City. It is recognized as a long-time "haven for working class families". On July 5, 2007, 1520 Sedgwick Avenue was recognized by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and..

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Val Fourré

Val Fourré, France
by Henri Longepierre, ...

The Val Fourré is a large social housing project of 8,000 units in Mantes-la-Jolie, the west periphery of Paris, was completed in 1959 to accommodate workers of the automobile industry of the Seine valley. It followed the paradigm of cités idéales of Trente Glorieuses and the housing typology of..

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Las Tres Mil Viviendas

Sevilla, Spain

Las 3000 Viviendas is a neighborhood of the city of Seville, made up of six neighborhoods belonging to the Polígono Sur. Two of them, Murillo (also 800 Houses) and Martínez Montañés (also Las Vegas) are considered of the most dangerous slums of Seville.

The construction of Las 3000 Viviendas..

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“Memory is not an instrument for surveying the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, just as the earth is the medium in which dead cities lie buried. He who seeks to approach his own buried past must conduct himself like a man digging.” -Walter Benjamin

The Thang Nguan..

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