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Lingotto is a district of Turin, Italy, and the location of the Lingotto building in Via Nizza. This building once housed an automobile factory built by Fiat. Construction started in 1916 and the building opened in 1923. The design by young architect Matté Trucco was unusual in that it had five..

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Andrew Melville Hall

St Andrews, United Kingdom
by James Stirling

Andrew Melville Hall is a student hall of residence of the University of St Andrews located in St Andrews, Scotland. It was built in 1967 in the brutalist style, and it accommodates approximately 250 students.
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Designed in the New Brutalist style by the renowned architect James..

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The ASB Bank Building in Napier, New Zealand was designed in 1933 and features a maori motif in the stripped classical art deco structure.

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In 1931 the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand where Napier is located experienced a major earthquake followed by fires which destroyed the..

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The National Tobacco Company Building was designed by J.A. Louis Hay after the 1931 earthquake that destroyed Napier. The client was a German tobacco tycoon, Gerhard Husheer who had founded his company in 1922. Despite the quick and economical rebuilding that took over Napier, Husheer spared no..

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Skála Metró

Budapest, Hungary
by György Kővári

Skála Metró is part of a chain of shopping centres, it was designed by György Kővári and built between 1976 to 1984. It was considered to be an exclusive shopping destination during communist times and became an important infrastructure for the wholesale and retail.

Skála chain was established..

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House of the Century

Brazoria, Texas, USA
by Ant Farm

“Still ahead of its time, even after twenty years,” says architect Doug Michels about Ant Farm’s futuristic House of the Century, designed and built in 1972. The colony of anti-establishment architects (of whom Michels was one) christened themselves Ant Farm in honor of the toy ant colonies..

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House Of Book Lovers

Budapest, Hungary
by Farkas Molnár

The House Of Book Lovers is located near the houses on Cserje street also designed by Farkas Molnár. This house was designed by Molnár in cooperation with Ferenc Popper in 1931-1932 for Dr. Ernő György.

The large villa sits near to the street-front fencing, and its closed entrance is only..

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Tricorn Centre

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
by Rodney Gordon

The Tricorn Centre was a Brutalist shopping, nightclub and car park complex in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. It was designed by Owen Luder and Rodney Gordon and took its name from the site's shape which from the air resembled a Tricorne hat. Constructed in the mid-1960s, it was demolished in..

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Continental Hotel

Constanta, Romania
by Harry Goldstein

Between 1918 and 1939 was planned the construction of the Continental hotel, which subsequently shall accommodate hundreds of tourists coming to Constanta. The Continental Hotel consisted of two unified buildings, the old massive building, and a block building on Tomis Boulevard. This last..

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Anghel Saligny Silos

Constanta, Romania
by Anghel Saligny, ...

The Anghel Saligny silos are an ensemble of historical monuments located on the territory of Constanta. The silos built between 1904-1909 and 1912-1915 by engineer Anghel Saligny are located at berths 17-18 of the Constanta Port, 45 meters high and 30,000 tons each.

The silos were designed by..

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Tinka B. Prekovič

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1975, Ljubljana

Tinka B. Prekovič is an architect, writer and editor from Slovenia. Her interests include architecture, art and curiosities. She designed a post stamp at 21, invented an utopian infrastructural object called Fatamorgana for her diploma work and received various prizes and awards for her work...

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