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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..Add to a collection
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.
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..Add to a collection
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..Add to a collection
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..Add to a collection
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..Add to a collection
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..Add to a collection
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..
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.
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.
Richard T. Foster was educated at the Pratt Institute. He was Mr...
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.
born 1917, Baku
Aleksandr Grigor'yevich Rochegov was a Soviet and Russian architect, and from 1992 to 1998 president of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences. In 1991 he was awarded the title of People's Architect of the USSR. Awarded the USSR State Prize in 1990.
He constructed large..
Gevorg Kotchar realized in the 60s the famous guesthouse of the Armenian Writers' Union at Lake Sevan. After artificial draining of the Lake Sevan, which started in the Stalin era, the water level fell about 20 metres, and the island transformed into a peninsula. At the southern shore of this..Add to a collection
Case Study House #22, aka Stahl House, is a modernist styled house in the Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, California that was designed by Pierre Koenig. Photographic and anecdotal evidence suggests that the architect's client, Buck Stahl, may have provided an inspiration for the overall..Add to a collection
The Barcelona Pavilion, also known as the German Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, as the German national Pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition. The Pavilion was conceived to accommodate the official reception presided over by King Alphonso XIII of Spain along..Add to a collection
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Villa Monzeglio was designed by an Italian immigrant Architect, Antonio Montini, in the capital of Venezuela, Caracas.
The building was cutting edge for its time, using concrete cantilevers and retaining walls, allowing the building to jut out over a steep, sloping hill and 'fly' off the..
After four years the construction of the Unite d´habitation of Marseille the so called La Cité Radieuse, was the construction of the new unit located in the city of Nantes-Rezé in 1953. The agency was responsible for managing the project was a housing commission called "La Casa Familiar."
born 1929, Siberia
Florian Yuriev is Ukrainian artist, architect, composer and critic. He was born in Siberia in 1929. Yuriev graduated from the Irkutsk College of Arts, Kiev Art Institute and graduate at the Moscow Printing Institute (art history) in 1974. From 1956-1976 he worked as chief architect of the..Add to a collection