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Glass Pavilion

Cologne, Germany
by Bruno Taut

The Glass Pavilion, built in 1914 by Bruno Taut, was a prismatic glass dome structure at the Cologne Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition. The structure was a brightly colored landmark at the exhibition, and was constructed using concrete and glass.The concrete structure had inlaid colored glass plates..

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In October of 1954, Popular Mechanics contained an article entitled "At Home, 2004 A.D.", in which Paul Laszlo's concept of Atomville and the home of the future were described in detail.

The city would be laid out with all the city streets concentric circles and major highways like the spokes..

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Haus-Rucker-Co

Düsseldorf, Germany
est. 1967, Vienna

Haus-Rucker-Co were a Viennese group founded in 1967 by Laurids Ortner, Günther Zamp Kelp and Klaus Pinter, later joined by Manfred Ortner. Their work explored the performative potential of architecture through installations and happenings using pneumatic structures or prosthetic devices that..

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The Ville Contemporaine was an unrealised project to house three million inhabitants designed by the French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier in 1922.

The centerpiece of Corbusier's utopian, urban plan was a group of sixty-story cruciform skyscrapers built on steel frames and encased in curtain..

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Archigram

London, United Kingdom
est. 1961, London

Archigram were a collective of British architects established in the sixties and dissolved by the mid-seventies.

Despite never having a realised project, they created some of the 20th century's most iconic images and projects, rethought the relationship of technology, society and..

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Ajla Selenić has been working many years on a continuous art project Hyperborea, an artistic research exploring the evolvement of the creative process, as well the meaning and expressiveness of the ontological and poetic qualities of form and space, merging the realms of architecture, design and..

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Ebenezer Howard

London, United Kingdom
born 1850, London

Sir Ebenezer Howard (29 January 1850 – 1 May 1928) was the founder of the garden city movement. He is known for his publication To-Morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898), the description of a utopian city in which people live harmoniously together with nature. The publication resulted in..

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