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The intervention on the Giudecca by Gino Valle is his recent and significant interpolation of contemporary housing in a historical context. It is a project of 94 housing units and commissioned by the city ​​council, located in Venice. The area of the Giudecca, on the edge of the city, is an area..

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Marta Ivanšek

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1920, Ljubljana

Marta Ivanšek (Ljubljana, 1920 - 2003) was a Slovenian architect. She worked with her husband France Ivanšek. Their most important architectural work is the neighborhood Murgle in Ljubljana. Besides is also recognizable the Elderly Home Kolezija (1976-82).

Together with France they won..

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France Ivanšek

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1922, Ljubljana

France Ivanšek was a Slovenian architect and editor. After graduating at the Faculty of Architecture in Ljubljana (1954), he did his advanced studies in Sweden (1954-1960). His role models are related to Scandinavia, Sweden, where he lived for a while.

His most important architectural work..

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Aranya Community housing is a project designed by Balkrishna Doshi and the Vastu-Shilpa Foundation for the Indore Development Authority. The master plan was developed in 1983 and the project reached in 1989 a high developed phase.

Aranya township is situated next to the Delhi-Bombay highway,..

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BS 7

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Vladimir Braco Mušič, ...

BS 7 (also called as Ruski car) is a block settlement in the northern part of Ljubljana, built in the early 1970's, on the agricultural land of nearby villages Ježica and Stožice. The neighborhood consists of three main streets Bratovševa ploščad, Glinškova ploščad and Muchar street. It is..

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Kenneth Campbell

London, United Kingdom
born 1909, London

Kenneth John Campbell was born in Crofton Park, south London. The son of a Lloyd's insurance man, he was educated at St Dunstan's school, Lewisham. He was then articled to his uncle’s architectural partnership, continuing to study for his RIBA finals at Regent Street Polytechnic. In 1933, he..

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Torres de Tajamar

Santiago de Chile, Chile
by Fernando Castillo Velasco, ...

Torres de Tajamar is a residential complex located in the community of Providencia, in the city of Santiago, and a fundamental part of the architectural heritage of the country. The complex was inaugurated in 1967, as a residential high-rise with a clear sense of new Chilean architecture. The..

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Remodeling Republic

Santiago de Chile, Chile
by Fernando Castillo Velasco

The Remodeling Republic is a modernistic architectural complex in Santiago de Chile. It consist of two apartment blocks connected with a commercial platform. It was conceived by the Government of Chile being the first residential complex built under the urban renewal grant in Santiago, giving the..

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The 9G buildings were slated for demolition by the city. Six partially occupied town houses were rehabilitated and converted into subsidized Co-ops giving previous tenants the first opportunity for purchase. Each floor, originally divided into two very small studio units, was transformed into an..

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A concentric structure in concrete defines a plan of the building. The result is a plan without a corridor, consisting only of a set of rooms with the double-height interior. Dwellings are surrounded by outdoor spaces that give them a high quality of interior.

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In 1973, Castillo proposed the creation of the first specific community and the primitive model for the communities during the 80’s. The project consisted of a group of 25 one-floor dwellings. Emphasis was placed on the overall impression of the complex, rather than the individuality of each..

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Entre Medianeros Housing

Santiago, Chile
by P. Labbé, ...

The fundamental idea of this project was to create maximum dimensions both inside and outside the houses. We began initially with the idea of patios enclosed with windows. But we consequently decided to use glass in the roofs. We were also against the idea of entrance halls and passageways, since..

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Set in what would have been the inner garden of an old large house, a narrow entrance gives way to a linear space leading to the individual houses, which have the Andes Mountains as a backdrop. All houses share a common façade and front garden on the communal areas- playground parking, pool- but..

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Las Alamedas Community

Santiago, Chile
by P. Labbé, ...

The design of the architectural project incorporates a series of pre-existing sports facilities; the location of the new houses respects large landscape areas and results in a very pleasing system of lanes and footpaths. Double Volumes within the houses reproduce, in a smaller scale, the heights,..

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Large trees dot publics areas through which houses are approached. Set diagonally on the slopping plot, these houses are linked to the Andes Mountains by communal areas; they are individually organized around a central courtyard which, due to the utilization of large glass surfaces, generates a..

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Carlton Bloc

Bucharest, Romania
by George Matei Cantacuzino, ...

Carlton Bloc was a residential bloc located in Bucharest, Romania. Having a height of 47 m was among the tallest building of the capital until it was destroyed by the earthquake on November 10, 1940. It is located between University Square and the Roman Square, at the intersection of Nicolae..

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Nova Galenika

Belgrade, Serbia
by Dragoljub Bakić, ...

Galenika is an urban neighborhood of Belgrade,located in Belgrade's municipality of Zemun. A mixed residential-commercial-industrial neighborhood consists of several parts, including old Galenika section. The Nova (New) Galenika section and the surrounding industrial and commercial areas. The..

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George Finch

London, United Kingdom
born 1930, London

George Finch (8 October 1930 – 13 February 2013) was a British architect. He was a committed socialist who believed architecture had the power to transform the lives of post-war Londoners. Finch's ideals drove his passion for designing social housing, civic and environmental buildings for..

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Weave

Norrköping, Sweden
by Spridd, Etat

Swedish award winning design reinterprets industrial heritage

Spridd and Etat´s award winning design for the residential building in Norrköping is now realized. The project “Weave” won the international competition MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Award in 2013 in the prestigious..

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The fishermen’s community of Tyre, a city of 25,000 residents on the southern coast of Lebanon, has been suffering from a housing shortage and overcrowding. Fishermen of Tyre belong to one of the most marginalizedsocio-economic groups in the country. Their families have no access to health and..

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