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Tour Eiffel

Paris, France
by Gustave Eiffel

The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris, named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the..

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Just like the Metropole Parasol by architect J.Meyer, this building has again shown the designer's interest in creating organic forms out of individual elements. Instead of using a raffle structure found in Metropole Parasol project in Seville, this suspended facade of this 9 stories apartment..

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Monte Rosa Hut

Zermatt, Switzerland
by Andrea Deplazes

The Monte Rosa Hut is a mountain hut located near Zermatt at the foot of Monte Rosa (4,634 m) at an altitude of 2,795 metres. The hut is the start of the normal route to the summit and other mountains in the area.

A new hi-tech environmentally friendly mountain hut was inaugurated in September..

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The most satisfying part of the Rachofsky House is that it is not a museum. There is no real reason why it shouldn’t be, considering the multitude of visitors and school fieldtrips that frequent the 11,000 square-foot, three-story building week in and week out. But the House remains a 100%..

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Landmark Rusty Nail

Lusatia, Germany
by Stefan Giers

Between Dresden and Berlin is based the largest artificial lake landscape in Europe - Lusatian Lake Land. The mighty craters left behind where huge diggers once lifted lignite out of the earth are now being flooded. A former moonscape is being transformed into a »water world« of thirty lakes, ten..

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Edvard Ravnikar is the author of numerous remembrance sites of the People's Liberation Struggle, which are designed as architectural compositions, typically without sculptures, and are intended chiefly to honour the victims, rather than to glorify the victors. The largest of these is the internee..

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Zora Palace

Belgrade, Serbia
by Spasoje Krunić

Although Slavija Square is one of the oldest parts of the city, the area is disjointed by the many ad hoc architectural interventions of the twentieth century. In occupying a prominent corner site, Zora Palace plays a key role in re-establishing a cohesive city streetscape.

The six-storey..

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SAI Playground

Seoul, North Korea
by Moon Hoon

In between the existing building site and the newly built building, architect built a structure that could be used as a green house. The metal structure of the building had already reached completion, and the husband and wife that had commissioned the project dreamed of a resting space full of..

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Pixel Pattern

Mashhad, Iran
by Farnaz Fattahi

Pixel Pattern is an installation experimenting with the transition of pattern in Iranian Architecture to craft a modular surface. It is directed by Farnaz Fattahi and fabricated by Khayyam University Architecture student using almost 60sqm of steel plates. The form is designed on a 15cm x 15cm..

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On the one hand, you could say all kinds of things about this project. Nothing much is left of it now apart from a few marks in the tarmac on the pavement where it once stood – to the delight of the Austrian Federal Monuments Office, to be sure. On the other hand, the Fortress..

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Demountable House

Lorraine, France
by Jean Prouvé

Involved in regeneration of the region both as a native of Nancy and as a builder of genius, Jean Prouvé won an order for emergency housing from the Ministry of Reconstruction and Town Planning.

First built in 1944 to rehouse war victims in Lorraine, these houses survived the postwar period..

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The Métropole House

Bouqueval, France
by Jean Prouvé

Winner of a 1949 Ministry of Education competition for a “mass-producible rural school with classroom and teacher accommodation”, Jean Prouvé built two of these houses, one in Vantoux in Moselle and the other in Bouqueval, near Paris. Like the school, the accommodation followed the portico..

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KÖKI

Budapest, Hungary
by György Kővári, ...

The Kőbánya-Kispest Transportation Center, connecting the local railway station with the new metro station and securing pedestrian passage above the railways, was designed by the planning office of the state railways company (MÁVTI), with a project group led by György Kővári.

The pedestrian..

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Hotel Amarin

Rovinj, Croatia
by Studio UP

Hotel Amarin is located in a pine forest at the eastern edge of the tourist zone. From its peninsula, it looks out and curves toward Rovinj. The hotel has one movie theater, two beaches, three indoor pools, three hot tubs, four outdoor pools, four apartment suites, four saunas, five outdoor..

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In Graz, Austria, the architect was faced with a challenging fact: placing a monument of international significance in the heart of the city cemetery, whose diversity of intimate memorials and their stories makes it difficult to accommodate a larger ambient with the solemn atmosphere of a..

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Šumarice Memorial Park

Kragujevac, Serbia
by Smiljan Klaić, ...

October memorial park in Kragujevac was designed in 1953 in memory of several thousand innocent inhabitants of Kragujevac, who were executed in a single day, 21st October 1941, by the Nazi occupying forces during World War 2. Among the victims, there were also three hundred pupils and their..

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In the newly annexed territory of Slovenia, north of the river Sava, the Nazis were strenuously building an infrastructure network, which included the road tunnel through the Karawanks. For this purpose, they organised two labour concentration camps on either side of the mountain in 1943 using..

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Boxing Boxes

Lisbon, Portugal
by Daniel Languré

Boxing, both as a tool of self-discipline and control of violence, is part of the civilizing process. Caixas de Boxe / Boxing Boxes seeks the materialization of two years of architectural research that uses a new gym scheme to place the sport as a valuable instrument of spatial and civic..

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