Bank Headquarters, Frankfurt, Germany, 1969(Beckert + Becker)

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thingsorganizedneatly: SUBMISSION: Mints by Sarah Fries The Robert Ryman of mints. Amazing how heroic the molded letters look in close-up. These remind me of my mom and her magic purse that had everything.

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complexity but no condradiction archiveofaffinities: Charles F. Mullen, United States Patent 222,343, Building Complex, 1968-1971

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antonas: scanzen: Start of Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race, Forest Park. Photograph, 1907. Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collection. (via: mohistory / flickr)

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June 1, 2015

Canary Islands Architects Association Building, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 1975(Javier Diaz-Llanos & Vincente Saavedra)

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October 22, 2017

Plan Comparison: Anthony Ernest Pratt, Cluedo Board Game Patent, Plan, 1947 and Edward Durell Stone, North Carolina State Legislative Building, Plan, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1960

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May 8, 2015

subtilitas: Jomini & Zimmermann - Nguyen House renovation, Belmont-sur-Lausanne 2014. Photos © Geoffrey Cottenceau. Keep reading

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Competition Entry, Honorable Mention, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, D.C., 1961 (Tasso Katselas)

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germanpostwarmodern: Synagogue on Jacob Obrechtplein (1927-28) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, by Harry Elte 

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Academic Center, State University of New York at Fredonia, New York, 1960s (I.M. Pei & Partners)

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elarafritzenwalden: Parròquia de Sant JosepGirona, Catalonia, Spain; 1951-53 Joaquím M. Masramón see map Taken from “Cuadernos de arquitectura, 20” (1954)

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November 15, 2017

nexttoparchitects: #nextarch by @alabauth #next_top_architects Meta-Institute. It’s time to move on to the next step in the psychedelic revolution. We’ve reached a certain point, but we’re not moving any more. K.Kesey

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Robert Byron, the planetarium in Moscow, Architects – Barshch, Mikhail (Osipovich) Sinyavski, M.I. 1929

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April 6, 2012

Aerial view of Rothes Colliery, Fife, Scotland (circa March 1957). The sinking of the first pit at Rothes Colliery began in 1947, and abundance of coal appeared promising, despite the advice of local farmers who suggested otherwise. A target for production was set for 1957 and it was decided to make the facilities at Rothes a showpiece for the Fife Coal Company. However, the pits took longer to sink than expected and the company ran into water trouble at a higher level than predicted. Sinking of...

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#colliery, #mining, #pithead, #industry, #industrial_design, #fife, #rothes, #thornton, #scotland