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Hejduk Tower

Berlin, Germany
by John Hejduk

In April of 2010 the architecture community gathered to protect one of the many at risk postmodern buildings of the 1980s. The new owners of the Kreuzberg Tower by John Hejduk drew negative attention from notable architects when they began altering the building’s façade. The Kreuzberg Tower’s..

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Arcosanti

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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Trellick Tower

London, United Kingdom
by Ernő Goldfinger

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. Add to a collection

Linnahall

Tallinn, Estonia
by Riina Altmäe, ...

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..

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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,..

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Bakhmetevsky Bus Garage was a public bus garage in Moscow, designed in 1926 by Konstantin Melnikov (floorplan concept and architectural design) and Vladimir Shukhov (structural engineering). The building, completed in 1927, was an example of applying avant-garde architectural methods to an..

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The Shukhov radio tower also known as the Shabolovka tower, is a broadcasting tower in Moscow designed by Vladimir Shukhov.

The 160-metre-high free-standing steel structure was built in the period 1920–1922, during the Russian Civil War. It is a hyperboloid structure (hyperbolic steel..

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The Dom Sovietov (House of Soviets) is situated in the centre of Kaliningrad on the historical site of the Prussian Königsberg Castle which was severely damaged by allied bombing in WW II. The remains were blown up between 1964 and 1968 by order of the executive committee of the communist party..

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The building was originally built in 1932 for Jenő Dálnoki-Kováts, chairman of the Hungarian Trade Association. The architect was Farkas Molnár, who has studied in the famous Bauhaus school in Dessau, Germany. As a student of Walter Gropius he was one of the leading member of the Modern Movement..

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Zehmeister Villa

Pecs, Hungary
by Fred Forbat

This Villa was designed by Fred Forbat to a chemistry professor, dr. Laszlo Zehmeister in the town of Pécs, Hungary. Before starting designing the Villa, Forbat made a primary plan, a one-storey, brick-clad house, with a complex plan. Finally the realized house is simplier and more functional,..

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Atrium Cinema

Budapest, Hungary
by Lajos Kozma

Right after the 32nd Hungarian Filmfestival, the Atrium Cinema - which was called 1st of May Cinema for years - closed its red curtains. However during the Filmfestival the old, well-thumbed Cinema attracted the public with its graceful, retro style and spirit. The Atrium Cinema is one of the two..

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Napraforgó Street

Budapest, Hungary
by József Fischer, ...

Even in Budapest, the Bauhaus era left behind some very interesting and valuable buildings. One of its centres is the inner part of Buda, the Pasarét, which started to infiltrate during the 1930s. In 1931, according to the Stuttgart model, the capital city allowed for an entire street to be built..

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Hoffmann Villa

Budapest, Hungary
by József Fischer

Hoffmann Villa, designed by József Fischer and constructed in 1935, is one of the gems of the Hungarian Bauhaus movement.

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Gedeon Gerlóczy designed this building in 1930. It is one house of the famous experimantal Napraforgó street, where the whole street was designed by the best architects, based on an example in Stuttgart.

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Argentinian National Library

Buenos Aires, Argentina
by Clorindo Testa, ...

To select an architect for a new site of three hectares for the Argentinian National Library, a national competition was organised in 1962. Among dozens of proposals, the architects Clorindo Testa, Francisco Bullrich and Alicia Cazzaniga de Bullrich were selected to build the new library. The..

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The Russian Embassy in Havana, Cuba was designed by Alexander G. Rochegov, and opened in 1985. Like a sword plunged into the ground, the building dominates the skyline of the city.

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Gevorg Kotchar realized in the 60s the famous guesthouse of the Armenian Writers' Union at Lake Sevan. After artificial draining of the Lake Sevan, which started in the Stalin era, the water level fell about 20 metres, and the island transformed into a peninsula. At the southern shore of this..

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Avala Tower

Belgrade, Serbia
by Uglješa Bogdanović

The Avala Tower (Serbian: Авалски торањ / Avalski toranj) is a 204.5 m (671 ft) tall telecommunication tower located on Avala mountain in the periphery of Belgrade. It was destroyed in NATO bombardment of Serbia on 29 April 1999. On 21 December 2006, the reconstruction of Avala Tower commenced..

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The Prentice Women's Hospital Building, formerly the Prentice-Stone Pavilion, is a vacant hospital on the Downtown Chicago campus of Northwestern University in the Streeterville district of Chicago's Near North Side. The brutalist design by architect Bertrand Goldberg features a 9-story concrete..

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Spomen dom

Kolašin, Montenegro
by Marko Mušič

Spomen Dom was built in 1976. It is located in the city center of Kolašin, in the northern part of Montengro. It was built to commemorate the first assembly of the National Anti-Fascist Council for the National Liberation of Montenegro and Boka (the southern region of Montenegro). In the..

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