Category architecture

May 18, 2017

Odell Associates Inc., North Carolina Blue Cross-Blue Shield Headquarters, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1973

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#architecture, #north_carolina, #north_carolina_blue_cross_blue_shield_headquarters, #headquarters, #chapel_hill, #odell_associates

October 26, 2017

ian hamilton finlay - bountiful ul 238, sweet promise fh 172 and golden gain fr 59, little sparta, scotland, 1987

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#art, #scotland, #landscape

November 23, 2017

Pictures about the on-going construction of Brasília. From Brasília, ano 3, numero 28. Revista da Companhia Urbanizadora da Nova Capital do Brasil, 1959. via: mikasavela

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#brazil, #brasilia, #magazine, #1959, #architecture, #contruction, #modernism

TALL COMPACTIONS From Left to Right: Alberto Savinio, Monument, 1929 /  César Baldaccini, The Yellow Brick, 1959 John Chamberlain, Silverheels, 1963 / John Storrs, Abstraction, 1919 

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#architecture, #form, #compaction, #tall_compactions, #geometry, #alberto_savinio, #monument, #art, #sculpture, #painting, #cesar_baldaccini, #the_yellow_brick, #john_chambe

September 2, 2017

mas-studio: NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel (via A view inside the world’s largest train tunnel, now under construction - Boing Boing) That’s a train tunnel.

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#tunnels, #infrastructure

destructionisnotnegative: A communal micro-housing built with a jack up oil rig system is used to respond to sea level rise in low lying Carrington, Newcastle. Metal workers and oyster farmers will live, recycling the abandoned industrial facilities and utilising the water for food. As land is now precious, a garden and green spaces enable the inhabitants to relax, grow vegetables and treasure plant life.by Ryan Jago

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b-a-c-u: Fernmelde-Technikhaus der DDR (former Telecom state company) Freiberger Straße/ Postplatz, Dresden, built between 1978-1981, awaiting demolition..

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Drapers Gardens, Throgmorton Avenue, City of London, London (circa 1968) - demolished. Richard Seifert & Partners in conjunction with Norman James, 1963-7

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#architecture, #london, #modernist, #modernism, #richard_seifert

In this Sept. 13, 2015 photo taken with slow shutter speed migrants walk towards a checkpoint along the railway tracks connecting Horgos and Szeged near Roszke, in the vicinity of the border between Hungary and Serbia. (Balazs Mohai/MTI via AP)Reminds me about Bertolt Brecht’s text,“There are many ways to kill. One can stab a knife in your guts; take away your bread; deprive you of the cure for your illness; put you in a miserable housing; torture you to death with work; take you to war; e...

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#refugees, #europe

May 16, 2015
September 2, 2012

furtho: Schools at Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland, c1969 (via Elgol & Torrin Historical Society)

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December 17, 2010

germanpostwarmodern: Secondary School (1967-68) in Menden, Germany, by Christoph & Brigitte Parade

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nickkahler: Arata Isozaki, Tsukuba Center Building, Ibaragi, Japan, 1979-83 (via archiveofaffinities) Renderuin

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March 16, 2012

new-brutalism: Queen Anne’s Gate, London,  Fitzroy Robinson and Partners with Sir Basil Spence, 1976 Photo: Simon Phipps

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