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Maison Tropicale

London, United Kingdom
by Jean Prouvé

The Masion Tropicale really was a flat-pack house, and it was way ahead of its time - not for nothing has Prouvé been labelled "the godfather of high tech" (he was also on the judging panel for the Pompidou Centre). It was designed to be flown out to remote parts of Africa in cargo planes, to..

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Haustrift

Vienna, Austria
by Johnny Winter, ...

Overlooking the vast green expanse of the Vienna Prater, with the Danube River literally right at the doorstep, the HAUSTRIFT row-house community (a project by architects Superblock in cooperation with Johnny Winter) is an indisputable eye-catcher. The concept captivates with an elegant..

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Miguel Fisac

Spain
born 1913, Daimiel, Ciudad Real

He obtained his degree at the School of Architecture of Madrid in 1942. His first work was completed that same year: the Holy Spirit Church, built upon the remains of the auditorium of the Student Residence in Madrid. During a trip to Sweden he would discover the works of Gunnar Asplund, which..

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The Nicholson

Melbourne, Australia
by DesignInc Melbourne

The Nicholson is a housing project in Melbourne, Australia that was one of the first to integrate privately owned residences with social housing units. Comprised of 198 modular units, the building is situated on a disused tram depot. Completed in 2011, the project was designed by DesignInc..

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Housing quarter Leskovac

Leskovac, Serbia
by Zoran Lazović, ...

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Atherton Gardens estate in Fitzroy, Melbourne was built by the Housing Commission of Victoria between the mid 1960s and 1971. Following World War II the government embarked on a development program to raise living conditions throughout the city. Several housing estates were built across Melbourne..

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Moduli 255

Helsinki, Finland
by Kristian Gullichsen, ...

The project Moduli 225 initiated in 1968 by Kristian Gullichsen and Juhani Pallasmaa takes its name from the basic dimension of the geometric module that organizes the 225 cm. These houses are built of wood, steel and glass. The cubic module forms the edges of the structure and each of these..

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The Varela house is a prototype of a small building, built by a system of prefabricated pre-stressed and washed concrete panels; The same technique was used at that moment in works of greater volume and of great complexity of execution, where the architect experimented with the constructive..

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In 1969 energy provider Total began implementing a mass-production policy for its gas stations: the big ones on France’s freeways and the smaller roadside units. To carry out this project, the company called in Jean Prouvé, who had already amply demonstrated his skills in the field of..

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F 8×8 BCC

Grenoble, France
by Jean Prouvé, ...

Pierre Jeanneret and Jean Prouvé’s F 8×8 BCC House fits in the series of projects initiated in 1939 and centered on the construction principle of using the axial portal frame that Prouvé created in 1938. A few examples of this small building, made entirely of wood, were completed between 1941 and..

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Constructed with the existing stone and color prefabricated beams on the edge of the plot is completely integrated in the surroundings.

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The building is suspended entirely above the ground. It is embedded in two identical side towers, from which there are rods that collaborate in the stability of the building, which develops in symmetrical balance sheets with inverted volumes. In each tower there is a cylindrical void whose..

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SUMMARY

Porto, Portugal
est. 2015, Porto

SUMMARY is an architectural studio based in the Science and Technology Park of University of Porto.
Seeking the balance between pragmatism and experimentalism, this studio aims for solutions that could answer a prominent challenge that the contemporary world places to architecture: how to make..

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