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Pendrecht

Rotterdam, Netherlands
by Lotte Stam-Beese

Pendrecht, one of the districts built on Rotterdam's southern rim during the post-war reconstruction, was originally intended to house those working in the nearby docks. The fascinating thing about Pendrecht is the attempt it makes to organize its 6300 dwellings using an ascending series of..

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The Communist party took control of Yugoslavia following the end of WWII in 1945. Like the majority of European cities, a considerable damage was suffered by the urban fabric in Yugoslavia as well. As such, one of the major tasks of the new socialist system was to rebuild as fast and as..

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Sassoon House

London, United Kingdom
by Elizabeth Denby, ...

In January 1933, Reginald Sassoon, amateur jockey son of the philanthropist Mozelle Sassoon, was killed at Lingfield. In his memory, his mother decided to commission a block of workers’ flats, an idea which may have stemmed from a new acquaintance. This was Elizabeth Denby, who was just embarking..

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Cité Frugès

Pessac, France
by Le Corbusier

Cité Frugès is modern housing development located in Pessac, France. It was designed by Le Corbusier as an architect and a town planner. The buildings were built as experimental housing for workers. Housing contained 70 housing units. Le Corbusier took into account prevailing social and economic..

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WHA Welingergasse

Vienna, Austria
by Mladen Jadrić

The strikingly differentiated structure of the building thematizes the openings of the facades. The views, which are the decisive criteria for the plastic structure, define the design of the facades. All apartments are designed as plugged, cross-ventilated apartments. High quality of living is..

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The house for a cycling community. It is no longer just a means of transport, but an attitude that includes environmental protection, health awareness and the freedom not to be bound to timetables. Anyone who has previously resisted riding a bicycle will, at the latest after visiting this house,..

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The project faces the landscape of the Atlantic coast as a great refuge of long concrete walls, interrupted only by large windows that open onto the landscape. A vision that contrasts with the visual lightness in front of the heavy prefabricated concrete walls that make up the house. A 3,600 m2..

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The Housing Union Building (HUB) was an innovative experiment in student housing, combining function and circulation in a new way. The building was designed as a weather-enclosed link to other campus buildings, and as the acronym suggests, was intended to be a central focus on campus for..

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Renovation of this family house was a project of the third Summer School organized by Critical Concrete, prepared during a 10-month long collaborative process with the Junta de Freguesia, the district municipality of Ramalde and the help of their social workers. The kitchen was extended, the..

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Myra Warhaftig


born 1930, Haifa

Myra Warhaftig was a German-Israeli architect, architectural historian and writer. She first studied architecture in Haifa, Palestine. After graduation, she worked in Paris in the office of Georges Candilis, Alexis Josic and Shadrach Woods, who among other things realized Rostlaube at the FU..

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Rossi House - Block 10

Berlin, Germany
by Aldo Rossi, ...

The building at the corner of Kochstrasse, 1-4 and Wilhelmstrasse, 36-38 is a building designed under the International BauAusstellung IBA Berlin 1987. The building was designed by italian architects Aldo Rossi and Gianni Braghieri. The two italian architects submitted their entry in 1980/81 for..

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The colony came up in 1970 and was designed by Charles Correa. The Life Insurance Corporation, which had been set up in 1956, offered policy holders the opportunity to buy apartments in the colony once their policies matured. Correa’s design for LIC Colony represented his “idea of ideal living”...

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Einar Jarmund

Oslo, Norway
born 1962, Oslo

Einar Jarmund (b. 1962), Norwegian architect graduated from the School of Architecture in Oslo 1987 and gained a Masters Degree in Architecture at the University of Washington in 1989 in Seattle, USA. Einar is the founder of Einar Jarmund & Co AS Arkitekter MNAL, an Oslo-based architecture and..

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