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Paris, France
est. 2003, Paris

AWP is an award winning interdisciplinary office for territorial reconfiguration and design. It is based in Paris and develops projects internationally working on a wide variety of programmes: architecture, landscape design, strategic planning, urbanism.

These projects only differ in terms of..

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Jane Jacobs

New York, Toronto
born 1916, Scranton

Jane Jacobs,(May 4, 1916 – April 25, 2006) was an American-Canadian writer and activist with primary interest in communities and urban planning and decay. She is best known for The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), a powerful critique of the urban renewal policies of the 1950s in..

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Eun Young Yi

Cologne, Germany
born 1956, Daecheon

Eun Young Yi is an architect. He runs the Architekturbüro yi architects in Cologne and Seoul. Yi studied architecture from 1976 to 1983 at Hanyang University in Korea and from 1984 to 1990 at RWTH Aachen University. From 1994 to 1999 he was a research associate at the Chair for Urban Planning and..

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ayerbe recco arquitectos

Seville, Spain
est. 1985, Seville

AYERBE RECCO ARQUITECTOS is a small architecture studio based in Seville, Spain, with more than 30 years of professional career during which has produced numerous projects of construction, restoration of cultural heritage, urban planning and land use planning. It was founded by Jasone Ayerbe..

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Budapart Masterplan

Budapest, Hungary

The local municipal authorities recently approved the ambitious design for the ‘Budapart’ neighborhood, the largest singular urban development in Budapest for almost 30 years. ADEPT won the commission to design the new urban area with a masterplan based on a distorted grid structure with..

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Mileta Bojović

Podgorica, Montenegro
born 1941, Zminica, Zabljak

Mileta Bojović is the author of numerous municipal and general urban plans of municipal centers, significant architectural projects in Montenegro, as well as beyond its borders. Bojovic is a graduate of the Faculty of Architecture in Belgrade in 1966. He finished his postgraduate studies in Paris..

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The Crossways Estate

London, United Kingdom
by John D. Hume, ...

The Crossways estate (also known as the Devons Estate) is a 1970s council estate in the Bow area of London. When completed, it was known locally as the 'Pride of Bow' with its three 25 storey tower blocks. The estate comprises of three tower blocks, towering 25 storeys over the local area, and..

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Kadarik Tüür Architects

Tallinn, Estonia
est. 2010, Tallinn

Kadarik Tüür Architects - KTA is a progressive and contemporary firm that focuses on all aspects of architecture and design – including large scale urban planning, public and private use buildings, interiors and individual objects. KTA is lead by partner architects Ott Kadarik and Mihkel Tüür and..

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Rotterdam, Netherlands
by Lotte Stam-Beese

Ommoord is Rotterdam's last major high-rise development. Consisting of several low-rise neighborhoods about a core of high-rise, the area sits along a central axis of facilities. The high-rise zone is assembled from stempels (repetitive units) each of two angled and two rectangular blocks of..

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Rotterdam, Netherlands
by Lotte Stam-Beese

Pendrecht, one of the districts built on Rotterdam's southern rim during the post-war reconstruction, was originally intended to house those working in the nearby docks. The fascinating thing about Pendrecht is the attempt it makes to organize its 6300 dwellings using an ascending series of..

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Skanderbeg Square

Tirana, Albania
by 51N4E

Skanderbeg Square in its 2008 state inspired a sense of awe, and possessed a certain indefinition that created a feeling of openness. The design reorganizes the vast ex-communist space in a simple yet radical manner, opening it up to new ways of reading. The project is awarded with EU Mies Award..

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Milena Zindović

Belgrade, Serbia
born 1982, Belgrade

Milena Zindović is an architect, currently based in Belgrade, Serbia, whose interests include urban planning and architectural design, and research on sustainable and inclusive urban development. She works as an independent architectural professional on various design projects, from housing to..

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National Tourism Interest Center

Orihuela, Dehesa de Campoamor, Spain
by Antonio Orts Orts

Costa Blanca Green Paradise was built in Campoamor in a landscape of pine trees and scrublands as a new holiday center. Dehesa de Campoamor is divided into two broad sectors according to project phasing: La Glea and Diez Picos. The urban model follows principles from Athens Manifest: climate and..

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Roger Westman

London, United Kingdom
born 1939, Jarrow-upon-Tyne

Roger Ulick Branch Westman (16 September 1939 - 29 April 2020) was an English architect. He was educated at Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith and the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA). Westman was well-known for his contributions to social housing in London and to..

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Michael Sorkin

New York, USA
born 1948, Washington D.C.

Michael Sorkin (August 2, 1948 – March 26, 2020) was perhaps the most important urbanist and architectural thinker in the world today. As a writer and critic, and as author of hundreds of influential essays on wide ranging themes, he has been a tremendous force in the ethics and practice of..

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Pepys Estate

London, United Kingdom
by Roger Westman

The Pepys Estate is a social housing estate in the Deptford area of Lewisham, London, designed by Roger Westman.

It was officially opened on 13 July 1966 by Lord Mountbatten.

The estate is made up of several 4 storey blocks, ten 8 storey blocks and three of London's tallest tower blocks at..

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Lillington Gardens is an estate in the Pimlico area of the City of Westminster, London, constructed in phases between 1961 and 1971 to a plan by Roger Westman and Darbourne & Darke. The estate is now owned and managed by CityWest Homes.

The estate was among the last of the high-density public..

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KANA / who if not architect

Podgorica, Montenegro
est. 2015, Podgorica

The group KANA / Who if Not Architect was formed in December 2015. The name is an homage to one of the most famous Montenegrin architects, Svetlana Kana Radević, and an acronym for a rhetoric question of who will step up and point out the faults and injustices of how the urban space has been..

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