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Arizona, USA
by Paolo Soleri

Arcosanti is an experimental town that began construction in 1970 in central Arizona, 70 miles (110 km) north of Phoenix, at an elevation of 3,732 feet (1,130 meters). Architect Paolo Soleri, using a concept he calls arcology (a portmanteau of architecture and ecology), started the town to..

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The Schuppen ("shed") is a private house conceived by brandt+simon architects and built between 2008 and 2009 in Berlin. The untypical facade of coloured plain tiles makes this house a peculiar new member of the urban fabric. The hasty passerby will not neccessarily take notice of the greenish..

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Vienna, Austria
by Johnny Winter, ...

Overlooking the vast green expanse of the Vienna Prater, with the Danube River literally right at the doorstep, the HAUSTRIFT row-house community (a project by architects Superblock in cooperation with Johnny Winter) is an indisputable eye-catcher. The concept captivates with an elegant..

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Tree Snake House

Pedras Salgadas, Portugal
by Rebelo de Andrade, ...

The project for tree houses was developed by architects Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade in partnership with the Modular System Company. The idea was to get an object that would be far away from the orthogonality and from pre-established concepts associated with the modular..

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The Recycled Pallet Pavillion is located in the garden of Villa Romana, the German Institute of Culture in Florence, Italy and exhibits the inventiveness that can be achieved from using recycled materials. This 100 square meter pavilion is versatile enough to host a multitude of exhibits from..

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Edgeland House is located on a rehabilitated brownfield site and is a modern re‐interpretation of one of the oldest housing typologies in North America, the Native American Pit House. The Pit House, typically sunken, takes advantage of the earth’s mass to maintain thermal comfort throughout the..

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IBA Block 6

Berlin, Germany
by Jan Rave, ...

‘Block 6‘ is a building complex at the Dessauer Straße, south-east of the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district. The block was developed as part of the International Bauaustellung, IBA Berlin 1987. As environmental awareness increased in the 1970s, IBA also sought ways to make urban life..

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The Woloszczuk House

London, United Kingdom
by Ralf Pflugfelder

Symbiosis of English Tudor style & Neoclassicism - Efficiency and styles from Germany

In 2019, the Woloszczuk House from London won the Build it Award. The architect, Ralf Pflugfelder from Germany, based his design on the English Tudor style and the striking forms of neo-classicism, which are..

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