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Albert Frey House II

Palm Springs, USA
by Albert Frey

Albert Frey, one of the most important modern architects of our time, lived and worked in Palm Springs since 1934. Over a long and prolific career, he produced more than 200 building designs, including such notable local landmarks as the Palm Springs City Hall and the Aerial Tramway Valley..

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Meticulous detailing and geometric rigour define this well engineered glazed box, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The building houses the US administrative headquarters of the Herkules Group, a world leader in the manufacture of roll machining equipment.

A skeletal steel structure..

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Kew Gardens

London, United Kingdom

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), comprises 121 hectares of gardens and botanical glasshouses between Richmond and Kew in Richmond upon Thames in southwest London, England. Created in 1759, the gardens celebrated their 250th anniversary in 2009.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, has the..

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Ivan Štraus

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
born 1928, Banja Luka

Ivan Štraus is a Bosnian architect of Slovenian origin. In 1947 he started to study architecture in Zagreb. He graduated in 1958 at the Technical University of Sarajevo. He began with his first successful participation in the architectural competition already as a student of architecture in 1952...

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JSA

Oslo, Norway
est. 1995, Oslo

Jensen & Skodvin Architects was established in 1995 by Jan Olav Jensen and Børre Skodvin. The first project in the office in 1995 was the trial project along the National Tourist Road on Sognefjellet and Strynefjell in the Norwegian Mountains, a result of an invited competition. Starting with..

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Foster + Partners

London, United Kingdom
est. 1967, London

Foster + Partners is an architectural firm that was founded in London in 1967. The practice is led by its founder and Chairman, Norman Foster, and has constructed many high-profile glass-and-steel buildings.

The architecture firm, Foster Associates, was established by Norman Foster shortly..

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House in Esposende, Portugal

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The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, USA. It was designed by Moshe Safdie Architects and completed in 2011.

The Center was created as a non-profit organization. Unlike some other major civic construction projects, no..

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CMA CGM Tower

Marseille, France
by Zaha Hadid

The CMA CGM tower is part of the city of Marsielle’s urban regeneration plans, Euroméditerranée, which is located 1km north from the historic centre and sits adjacent to the commercial port. Zaha Hadid Architects designed and completed the project in 2011.

[h]The Area[/h]
The site is..

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SOLID architecture designed a bridge that is enclosed on all sides to connect the two buildings Rennweg 44 and 46 at the fifth upper floor, 17 metres above the Kleistgasse in the third district of Vienna. The bridge with a span length of 22 metres was completed in May 2009.

In reference to its..

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The clients requested a spacious modern house that expressed its appreciation for outdoor living. Situated in a private eco estate, it was crucial that the open plan glass and steel house lived out onto the garden. Consequently this custom design developed into a layout that encouraged such a..

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Lathbury House

Liverpool, United Kingdom
by Rowse and Harker

Lathbury House is a classic 1960s architectural composition. This is the best part of it i.e. the geometric staircase with cut-outs and the heavy looking water tank housing overhead.

It was designed as part of the City Councils new "Hostels for the Elderly" programme in about 1963-65. The..

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Forum Building

Barcelona, Spain
by Herzog & de Meuron

The Forum Building (Catalan: Edifici Fòrum, IPA: [əðiˈfisi ˈfɔɾum]; Spanish: Edificio Fórum), also known as Museu Blau de les Ciències Naturals, is an architectural landmark in Barcelona designed by the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron (Herzog & de Meuron),.

The building is..

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BH Electric Power Building

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Ivan Štraus

The building of the The Electrical Management (Elektroprivreda) Building in Sarajevo was designed in 1978 but was destroyed when the city of Sarajevo was under blockade and military siege from 1992 to 1995. The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege in the history of modern warfare, conducted by..

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UNIS Towers

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
by Ivan Štraus

UNIS Twin towers (2 x 90m) are symbols of modern Sarajevo. They were built in 1986 and designed by Ivan Štraus. The Twin Towers are located in Marijin Dvor district in Sarajevo and were named "Momo and Uzeir" after two characters from a comedy show, a Serb and a Bosniak. The towers were heavily..

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The University Library designed by Herzog & de Meuron was built in the city of Cottbus, Brandenburg state, Germany, in the eastern part of the BTU campus between the University and the city.

From the time of the reunification of Germany, the university city of Cottbus,..

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The Crystal Palace

London, United Kingdom
by Sir Joseph Paxton

The Great Exhibition was the first in the series of world's fair. It was an exhibition of culture and industry. It was organized by Henry Cole and Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert. It took place in Hyde Park in London, from May to October 1851 and was housed within the famous Crystal Palace..

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Sir Joseph Paxton

London, United Kingdom
born 1803, Milton Bryan

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener, architect and Member of Parliament, best known for designing the Crystal Palace, and for cultivating the Cavendish banana, the most consumed banana in the Western world. Paxton was born in 1803, the seventh son of a farming..

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The Tbilisi Chess Palace and the Alpine Club by Vladimir (Lado) Aleksi-Meskhishvili (1915-1978) and Germane Gudushauri (born 1939) opened in 1973 in Kirov (today’s Vere) Park. It is one of the unique examples of late Soviet Modernist architecture.

Mostly referred to as Tbilisi Chess Palace,..

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Home Studio

Paris, France
by Paul Chemetov

Paul Chemetov designed his home/studio in 1995. The three-part building comprises of two dwellings and an office for the practice itself. The latter is the adjoining glass and glass-brick addition, reminiscent of Pierre Chareau’s famous modernist Parisian house Maison de Verre (1932), to the side..

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