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Maison Louis Carre

Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, France
by Alvar Aalto

The Maison Louis Carré is one of the most important private houses designed by Alvar Aalto. In the same way as the Villa Mairea it is a residence that brings work and private life together. The house is located on a sloping, south-facing site of roughly three hectares. Lower down the slope there..

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Villa Müller

Prague, Czech Republic
by Adolf Loos

In the autumn of 1928 the civil engineer and building contractor Frantisek Müller, partner in the successful building firm Kapsa & Müller, commissioned Adolf Loos and his associate Karel Lhota to design the new house for the Müller family.
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Known as an innovative landmark of..

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Frits Peutz

Herleen, Netherlands
born 1896, Groningen

Frits J. Peutz (April 7th, 1896 - October 24th, 1974) was a Dutch architect. Peutz was born in Uithuizen in Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. In 1910 he was sent to the Rolduc boarding school in Kerkrade in the province of Limburg for his higher education. In 1914 he graduated at the..

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Steiner House

Vienna, Austria
by Adolf Loos

Steiner's house was designed for the painter Lilly Steiner and her husband Hugo. It is located in a suburb of Vienna, where planning adjustments were strong enough to have a direct impact on the final design.
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It was the architect’s Adolf Loos’ goal to maximize the space at..

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Alvar Aalto Library in Vyborg (Viipuri Library), which was designed by Alvar Aalto and completed in 1935, is a masterpiece of International Modernism in both European and global terms. At the time of its completion, the town of Viipuri was part of Finland, but was ceded to the Soviet Union after..

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The Unité d'Habitation is the name of a modernist residential housing design principle developed by Le Corbusier, with the collaboration of painter-architect Nadir Afonso. The concept formed the basis of several housing developments designed by him throughout Europe with this name.

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1–3 Willow Road

London, United Kingdom
by Ernő Goldfinger

1-3 Willow Road is a terrace of three houses in Hampstead, London designed by architect Ernő Goldfinger and built in 1938. Goldfinger lived in the house in the middle, 2 Willow Road with his wife Ursula and their children until his death in 1987. It was one of the first modernist buildings..

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Maxwell Fry

London, United Kingdom
born 1899, Liscard

Edwin Maxwell (Max) Fry (August 2nd 1899 – September 3rd 1987) was an English Modernist architect, born in Liscard, near Wallasey in Cheshire. He trained at the Liverpool Institute and the University of Liverpool School of Architecture where he gained his Diploma in 1923. The next year he joined..

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Hans Christian Müller

Berlin, Germany
born 1921, Berlin

Hans Christian Müller was a German architect. After completing his studies at the Hochschule der Künste in 1950, he worked as a freelance architect in Berlin until 1967. From 1967 to 1982 he held the office of Senate Building Director in West Berlin. In this office, he also initiated the..

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Georg Heinrichs

Berlin, Germany
born 1926, Berlin

Georg Heinrichs is a German architect and city ​​guide. His most important works arose in West Berlin in the 1960s and 1970s. As a representative of Modernism he combines the horizontal and dynamic architecture of Erich Mendelsohn with the rationality of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. His designs are..

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Römerstadt

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
by Ernst May

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Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky

Austria, Germany
born 1897, Vienna

Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (January 23, 1897 – January 18, 2000) was the first female Austrian architect and an activist in the Nazi resistance movement. She is mostly remembered today for designing the so-called Frankfurt Kitchen.
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She was born Margarete Lihotzky into a..

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Atrium Cinema

Budapest, Hungary
by Lajos Kozma

Right after the 32nd Hungarian Filmfestival, the Atrium Cinema - which was called 1st of May Cinema for years - closed its red curtains. However during the Filmfestival the old, well-thumbed Cinema attracted the public with its graceful, retro style and spirit. The Atrium Cinema is one of the two..

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Weissenhof Estate

Stuttgart, Germany
by Jacobus Oud, ...

The Weissenhof Estate is one of the most significant landmarks left by the movement known as "Neues Bauen”. The development was erected in 1927 as a residential building exhibition arranged by the City of Stuttgart and the Deutscher Werkbund. Working under the artistic direction of Ludwig Mies..

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Jatiyo Sangsad Bhaban is the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, located in the capital Dhaka. It was created by architect Louis Kahn and is one of the largest legislative complexes in the world. It houses all parliamentary activities of Bangladesh.

First, Muzharul Islam was given to..

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The Farnsworth House was designed and constructed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe between 1945-51. It is a one-room weekend retreat in a once-rural setting, located 89 km southwest of Chicago's downtown on a 24 ha estate site, adjoining the Fox River, south of the city of Plano, Illinois.

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Richard T. Foster

New York, USA
born Pittsburgh

Richard T. Foster was a modernist architect who worked in the New York area, and also around Greenwich, Connecticut, often in partnership with Philip Johnson, including The Glass House located in New Canaan, Connecticut. https://myassignmenthelp.com/uk/


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Lilly Reich

Berlin, Germany
born 1885, Berlin

Lilly Reich (June 16th 1885 – December 14th 1947) was a German modernist designer. She was a close collaborator of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Lilly Reich was born in Berlin. Her career started as a designer of textiles and women's clothes. This experience was to be formative for her - giving her a..

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Tegel Airport

Berlin, Germany
by GMP Architects

The design of Tegel Airport is based on a triangular grid and is echoed in the elevation: the ordering principle for both structure and technical installations is the geometry of the triangle. The concrete shell is left exposed both inside and outside. The structural "skeleton" of the building..

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Soon after the passing of his wife in 1949, Alto began the design for a summer getaway for himself on the western shore of island Muuratsalo, Finland. Through the process of designing the house, it became an experimental study of materiality, architecture construction and philosophies. Add to a collection

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