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The Heart of Jesus Church in Városmajor (Jézus Szíve templom) is a noted piece of 20th century architecture and an outstanding example of Bauhaus that was justly added to the list of protected buildings. Considered too modern at the time of it its consecration in 1933, the congregation expressed..

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Sheraton Harare Hotel

Harare, Zimbabwe
by Ljiljana Bakić, ...

Previously known as the Sheraton Harare, the 5-star Rainbow Towers Hotel has been owned and managed by the Rainbow Group since 2006. The Rainbow Towers Hotel is currently being refurbished, so that it will remain one of the most luxurious hotels in Zimbabwe. The Rainbow Towers Hotel is located..

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Milica Šterić

Belgarde, Serbia
born 1914, Smederevo

Milica Šterić (1914–1998) worked briefly at the Ministry of Construction and later went on to oversee the Department of Architecture and Urbanism at the state construction firm Energoprojekt, which was charged with many important infrastructure projects throughout Yugoslavia and abroad. Her..

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The headquarters of Energoprojekt later became the Beobank building was the first structure in Belgrade with free standing pillars and a transparent glass facade.

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Serpentine Restaurant

London, United Kingdom
by Patrick Gwynne

The Serpentine Restaurant was a canopy-like building in Hyde Park which was dedicated to new private catering facilities. It was a part of a project which included two new restaurants in the same area of the park, the other one being Dell restaurant. It consisted of concrete terraces which..

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The Brynmawr Rubber Factory was a factory in South Wales which produced rubber and PVC flooring. ACP and structural engineers worked together to design a complex that would have spacious halls which would maintain a human scale. The main part of the industrial complex was a hall covered with nine..

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St Peter's Seminary

Cardross, United Kingdom
by Gillespie, Kidd & Coia

St Peter's Seminary an abandoned building which formerly housed a roman catholic seminary. It was built to become a new headquarters for the Catholic college because the former seminary building had been severely damaged in a fire. The new seminary surrounds a Victorian mansion that was..

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Gillespie, Kidd & Coia


est. 1927, Glasgow

Gillespie, Kidd and Coia was an architectural practice which was most famous for their Modernist buildings. Roots of the practice date back to 1830, when the Scottish architect James Salmon established a practice named James Salmon & Son. He hired John Gaff Gillespie and later William Alexander..

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Milton Court

London, United Kingdom
by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

Milton Court was a part of the Barbican Centre and was the first built part of the complex. The building was a concrete structure situated on an island site and was connected to the Barbican Centre by two bridges. The design reflected Le Corbusier's Shodhan House as well as the post-war..

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Derwent Tower

Gateshead, United Kingdom
by Owen Luder

Derwent Tower was an 85-meter tall residential brutalist high-rise in cityscape dominated by detached houses. The architect had collaborated with the city's Whickham Council to design three 22 stories high towers. Later the project was changed, so two low- rise blocks and a 29-story tower were..

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O'Donnell 33

Madrid, Spain
by Antonio Lamela

This was the first apartment building in Spain that had central air-conditioning, then only available in a few cinemas and theaters and in a very primitive form. Its aluminum carpentry, from the recently established Manufacturas Metálicas Madrileñas, was another novelty, not only for the material..

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Melia Princesa

Madrid, Spain
by Antonio Lamela

The Princesa Center iss an important urban complex built over a 4,200 m2 site. Its uses are commercial and residential. Its primary element is a luxury hotel (Meliá Madrid) which includes apartments, offices, and a garage. As it involved a full block, work began with a preliminary study and an..

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Colón Towers

Madrid, Spain
by Antonio Lamela

Considered as one of the most important architectural construction works of the 20th century, its merit lies in the fact that, from an engineering and architectural point of view, never had a suspended building been built with those characteristics before. At the 1975 World Conference on..

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Tres Carabelas Hotel

Torremolinos Málaga, Spain
by Antonio Lamela

The first phase of this project was a block set almost perpendicular to the road, with 194 double bedrooms and six rooms with a sitting room, all with separate bathrooms, private balconies and sea or mountain views. In 1975 it was enlarged with 100 additional rooms and 49 apartments. The rooms..

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Eduard Neuenschwander

Zurich, Switzerland
born 1924, Zurich

Eduard Neuenschwander (born May 6, 1924 in Zurich - October 1, 2013 in Gockhausen ) was a Swiss architect. He described himself as an environmentalist. Influenced by Scandinavian modernism, he designed his most famous building, the Cantonal School Rämibühl. Neuenschwander had grown up as the son..

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Castle Market was built in stages between 1959 and 1965, and was designed by J. L. Womersley and Andrew Darbyshire, who also designed Park Hill flats. It was named after Sheffield Castle, which was almost entirely demolished in 1648 but the remains of the 13th century foundations were still..

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