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Pier Luigi Nervi

Rome, Italy
born 1891, Sondrio

Pier Luigi Nervi (June 21st, 1891 - January 9th, 1979) was an Italian engineer and architect. He studied at the University of Bologna and qualified in 1913. Dr. Nervi taught as a professor of engineering at Rome University from 1946-61. He is renowned for his brilliance as a structural engineer..

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Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Lisbon, Portugal
by Pedro Cid, ...

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum was founded in conformity with Calouste Gulbenkian's last will and testament, the museum accommodates the art collection of the similarly-named Foundation, that includes ancient and, some, modern art. The buildings are part of their own isolated campus in Palhavã in..

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Republic Square: TR3

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by Edvard Ravnikar

Republic Square complex is the biggest project of a single architect in Ljubljana's center. Edvard Ravnikar won first prize in 1960 competition. The original request was to make a monument memory for the revolution. It was planned as a new Slovenian political center with a square for mass..

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Dante Bini

Firenze, Italy
born 1932, Castelfranco Emilia

Dante Bini invented Binishells in 1960. They are reinforced concrete thin-shell structures that are lifted and shaped by air pressure Bini built 1,600 of them in 23 countries. The original Binishells are circular in plan and are reinforced via a system of springs and rebar. Uses range from..

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The Education Center is developed along two parallel lines, following the natural contours of the ground and the axis of development of Novedrate. The complex is divided into a rhythmic elements in blocks, that determine the functional development of the internal spaces, divided into areas for..

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Villa Portales

Santiago de Chile, Chile
by Fernando Castillo Velasco

The Villa Portales of the Portales Neighborhood Unit is a set of housing blocks, an emblematic work of modern architecture in Chile. Located in the commune of Central Station, in the city of Santiago, limits to the south and east with the University of Santiago, and to the north and west with the..

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The multipurpose and sports arena in Poznań by Jerzy Turzeniecki, was built 1972-1974.

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Riccardo Morandi

Rome, Italy
born 1902, Rome

Riccardo Morandi (1 September 1902 – 25 December 1989) was an Italian civil engineer best known for his interesting use of reinforced concrete. Amongst his best known works were the General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge, an 8 km crossing of Lake Maracaibo incorporating seven cable-stayed bridge spans..

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In the years of urban growth after WW II Riccardo Morandi designed and built a multi-purpose building that houses shops, warehouses, houses and an impressive cinema. In a densely inhabited district, characterized by an intensive expansion, the building determines a square, an important urban void..

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