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Edvard Ravnikar

Ljubljana, Slovenia
born 1907, Novo Mesto

Edvard Ravnikar was a student of architect Jože Plečnik in the years 1938-39. In 1939 he studied for few months in Paris with Le Corbusier. With knowledge and experience that has accumulated in Le Corbusier’s studio, he created the new architectural school based on the contemporary architectural..

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Collectif Aman Iwan

Paris, France
est. 2015, Paris

Founded in 2015, Aman Iwan is an interdisciplinary collective, exploring social issues about territories and their populations. It aims to share knowledge and research about these territories – including through their bi-annual publications – in order to build a network on different scales. This..

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Niyang River Visitor Center contains a ticket office, changing room and bathroom. The building was constructed using local vernacular techniques and pigments from local minerals have been painted directly onto the stone walls of the interior.

Mirui Road is a tourist road that meets Highway 318..

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Bernard Rudofsky

New York, USA
born 1905, Suchdol nad Odrou

Bernard Rudofsky (April 19 1905 - March 12, 1988) was a Moravian-born American writer, architect, collector, teacher, designer, and social historian. He earned a doctorate in architecture in Austria before working in Germany, Italy and other countries. He temporarily settled in Brazil in the..

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INA-Casa Tiburtino

Rome, Italy
by Carlo Aymonino, ...

The residential complex is based on three housing types: tower (7 floors), terraced housing (2-3 floors), and alining housing (4 floors); and four commercial building made by Ridolfi. The common unit is a slice aligning housing reachable by external stairs and common external balcony, defined as..

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Reykjavík, Iceland
est. 1991, Reykjavík

PKdM Arkitektar is a Nordic architecture and design studio. Its founder, Icelandic architect Palmar Kristmundsson, draws his inspiration from Iceland’s stunning natural landscape and from his encounters with vernacular Japanese architecture. The partner, Fernando de Mendonça brings a dynamic..

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The Church of Saint Foteini in Mantineia, Greece is the work of architect - iconographer Kostas Papatheodorou .

Built between 1970 and 1980, it is an eclectic, monumental ensemble that fuses Classical, Byzantine and Romantic architectural styles, and incorporates radical ornamentation and..

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Antonin Raymond

Tokyo, Japan
born 1888, Kladno

Antonin Raymond (10 May 1888, Kladno, Kingdom of Bohemia – 21 November 1976 Langhorne, Pennsylvania) was a Czech-American architect who lived and worked in New York City, Tokyo, Japan, and New Hope, PA, from the 1910s through the mid-1970s. As an artist, decorated intelligence officer in the..

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