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born 1913, Imabari
Kenzo Tange (September 4, 1913 – March 22, 2005) was a Japanese architect, and winner of the 1987 Pritzker Prize for architecture. He was one of the significant architects of the 20th century, combining traditional Japanese styles with modernism, and designed major buildings on five continents.
born 1923, Naples
Clorindo Manuel José Testa, was born in Naples, Italy (December 10th, 1923 - April 11th, 2013) but moved to Argentina as a child. Testa was an architect and artist, he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1948.
In his work he was one of the leaders..
est. 1950, London
Alison Smithson (22 June 1928 – 16 August 1993) and Peter Smithson (18 September 1923-3 March 2003) formed together an architectural partnership and are associated with the New Brutalism. Peter was born in Stockton-on-Tees in North-East England, Alison was born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. They..Add to a collection
born 1902, Budapest
Ernő Goldfinger (November 11, 1902 – November 15, 1987) was born in Budapest and studied architecture in Paris. After moving to London in 1934, he won praise for austere, yet sensitive projects, notably his Hampstead home, and drew controversy for ambitious schemes at Elephant and Castle and..Add to a collection
The Palace of Concerts and Sports (Koncertų ir sporto rūmai), built in 1971 in the southernmost part of "Žirmūnai" in the middle of the former cemetery, is an example of Soviet Brutalist architecture, remarkable for its vessel–like exterior. The Palace, once one of the architectonic icons of..Add to a collection
The Czechoslovakian embassy was built between 1974 and 1978 by architects Vera and Vladimir Machonin in the brutalist style.Add to a collection
Balfron Tower was designed by architect Ernő Goldfinger and, like the nearby Robin Hood Gardens and Goldfinger's later similar but more famous Trellick Tower in west London, is associated with the Brutalist style of 1960s architecture.
Balfron Tower is 84 metres high and contains..
Trellick Tower is a 31-storey block of flats in North Kensington, London, W10. It was designed in the Brutalist style by architect Ernő Goldfinger, after a commission from the Greater London Council in 1966, and completed in 1972. It is a Grade II listed building and is 98 metres tall.
born 1925, Moseley
John Madin (born in 1925 in Moseley, Birmingham, UK) is one of the most important post-war architect of his hometown Birmingham. In1962, he founded John H D Madin & Partners and later, in 1968, the John Madin Design Group. John Madin Design Group were also responsible for the early designs for..Add to a collection
born 1918, Elkton, Kentucky
Paul Marvin Rudolph (October 23rd 1918 – August 8th 1997) was an American architect and the dean of the Yale School of Architecture for six years, known for use of concrete and highly complex floor plans. His most famous work is the Yale Art and Architecture Building (A&A Building), a spatially..Add to a collection
Linnahall was built as a concert and sports venue with a 5000-seat amphitheatre and a 3000-seat ice hall in Tallinn, Estonia. It is situated on the waterfront near the harbour, just beyond the walls of the Old Town. It was designed by Raine Karp and Riina Altmäe as V. I. Lenin Palace of Culture..Add to a collection
The Aula of the Technical University in Delft located on the north side of the campus was built from 1959 to 1966 by the Dutch practice Van den Broek & Bakema. The building houses an auditorium with 1300 seats, four trapezoid lecture halls with 250 to 350 seats, the senate hall and the university..Add to a collection
The Birmingham Central Library is a public library in Birmingham it was completed in 1974. John Madin, an English architect and Birmingham local designed the Brutalist style building. In 2013 a new Birmingham library opened a few hundred meters away and despite conservation efforts Madin's..Add to a collection
The Yale Art and Architecture Building (the "A&A Building") is one of the earliest and best known examples of Brutalist architecture in the United States. The building still houses Yale University's School of Architecture (it once also housed the School of Art) and is located in New Haven,..Add to a collection
The estate was built between 1965 and 1976, on a 35-acre (140,000 m2) site that was bombed in World War II.The complex was designed by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, whose first work was the earlier, ground-breaking Golden Lane Estate immediately North of Barbican. The estate of 40 acres..Add to a collection
born 1925, Kuopio
Aarno Emil Ruusuvuori (January 14th 1925– February 22nd 1992) was a Finnish architect, professor and director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture. He studied at Helsinki University of Technology, completing his studies in 1951. Ruusuvuori worked in several architectural offices from 1947 to..Add to a collection
In 1967 British governemnent created the South Bank Board to build a national theatre to the east of Waterloo Bridge in London. The original scheme was to incorporate an opera house and was called the National Theatre Opera House Project (NTOP). British architect, Denys Lasdun, was chosen by a..Add to a collection
Les Choux de Créteil (aka the cabbages), designed by Gérard Grandval is a residential development located in Creteil, a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France. The complex which consists of ten towers (each fifteen stories high) was built in the early 70s as an experimental..Add to a collection
The Cosmos Hotel is situated in the city center of Chisinau, where Constantin Negruzzi Boulevard and Dimitrie Cantemir Boulevard meet. In front of the hotel stands a statue of Grygory Kotovsky (1881-1825), a controversial personality, the communist activist, for some a Bolshevik hero, for others..Add to a collection
born 1921, Berlin
Werner Düttmann was a German architect and painter. He began his studies at the Technical University in Berlin-Charlottenburg in 1939. His teacher after war was Hans Scharoun. Since 1951 he worked as an architect in the design office of the Berlin building administration. In 1953 he was..Add to a collection