“In those years it became very clear that to continue to design furniture, objects and similar house hold decorations was no solution to problems of living and not even to those of life, and even less...

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Plan Comparison: Architect Unknown, Social Palace, Fountaingrove, California, 1894-1895 and James Wyatt, Fonthill Abbey, Plan, Wiltshire, England, 1795-1807

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Interbau Project 14, Berlin, Germany (circa 1958). Oscar Niemeyer’s contribution to the Interbau development is in the form of a 7 storey slab block. A distinctive triangular concept runs through the block with pilotis on the ground floor, and the shape of the lift tower. The lift only gives access to the fifth and top floor, as Niemeyer felt that residents bumping into each other in the stairwells would allow them to get to know eachother better. The western side of the 5th floor is set a...

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Picture 01: Agronica,“ model view, 1993–94. [Image: La Periferia Doméstica at the Venice Biennale 2010] Picture 02: Pinède d’architecture, Andrea Branzi avec Centro Ricerche Domus Academy. [Image: La Periferia Doméstica at the Venice Biennale 2010]

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October 21, 2017
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March 1, 2015 25 Years of Zeitraum.

grupaok: Franco Albini, Scipione & Black and White exhibit, Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, 1941

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November 12, 2011 Blue Life
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October 12, 2011 Fractured Utopia |
October 30, 2017

archatlas: In Landscapes Petros KoublisAn alternate state in parallel timeThe area that surrounds Athens is composed by a certain antithesis, as the vast urban surface meets with the countryside. Surrounded by the silence of centenarian olive groves, meadows, mountains and seas, the city today struggles to carry the weight of its own existence, facing a rather tough and tense present. This is a prolonged silence that seems to surround the loud and desperate cry that comes out of the capital cit...

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January 28, 2017

Gallery rooms break apart, and sit closely to the corners, they form half rooms and semi rooms and open rooms, a maze of shifting possibilities. A Rock and a Hard Place, 3rd Thessaloniki Biennial

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First Works, second thoughts. Nice done book but where it says work, it should really say “completed building”. Funny how some ppl consider constructed buildings to be their only “work”.

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theniftyfifties: Glamour glasses!  Glorious cat’s eyes spectacles, 1954. What was I saying earlier about glasses? I would buy those blue and white lizard frames tomorrow.

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unavidamoderna: Entrada a Unidad Deportiva “Presidente Adolfo López Mateos”, Guadalara, Jalisco, México 1962 Arq. Alejandro Zohn Entrance to the “President Adolfo Lopez Mateos” Sports Center, Guadalara, Mexico 1962

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