gio ponti con pier luigi nervi e ture wennerholm - carlo maurilio lerici cutural institute, stockholm, sweden, 1952-58

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archatlas: Casa en la Ladera de un Castillo (House on the Hillside of a Castle) Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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netlex: Toni Schneiders, Hamburg Altona, 1950. J’ai vu les trains silencieux les trains noirs qui revenaient de l’Extrême-Orient et qui passaient en fantômes Prose du Transsibérien et de la petite Jehanne de France (1913), Blaise Cendrars

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March 8, 2016

In 2010 we designed this speculative fiction about using the enormous tunnel-boring machines as spaces of retreat in Gaza. Sadly at that moment we weren’t able to imagine that fictions are not so fictional in the terrible world we’re living. /// The complete proposal can be read here: Tunneling Gaza That idea from 2012 of using the tunnel-boring machines for underground retreat somehow is becoming a sad reality —without such speculative technology, of course—, as a response for a re...

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modernism-in-metroland: Cumberland Garage, Marble Arch (1934) by Owen Williams  Image from RIBApix. Taken by Sydney Newbery.

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Plan Comparison: Kevin Roche, Master Plan Extension and Renovation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, 1967 and Sir Charles Barry, London Houses of Parliament, London, England, Begun 1835

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Gymnasium for Hitotsubashi Middle School, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 1962(Kiyonori Kikutake & Associates)

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Victoria College, Cairo, Egypt (circa December 1952). Construction work began on the 25 acre site in 1949 and facilities included science labs, dormitories, common rooms, lecture theatre and swimming pool. It was designed by John W. Poltock.

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St Edmund’s Episcopal Church, Elm Grove, Wisconsin, USA (circa 1960). The church was designed by William Wenzler, and is the design is dominated by the sweeping hyperbolic paraboloid concrete roof, which extends to 45ft beyond the altar wall.

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September 3, 2017
November 20, 2014 ‘BABEL’ by Studio RAIN.
May 18, 2016 Lenin at the movies

design-is-fine: Paul Fehmer, College of Education. Pädagogische Akademie Dortmund, 1929–1930. Photo Hugo Schmölz. Germany. Via Architekturmuseum TU Berlin

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May 20, 2015

Мы думаем, что снимок сделан в 1929 году (направление съемки − восток)

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«It is simply correct that this society can have peace only by preparing for war or even by waging war. It is simply correct that it can mitigate or temporarily resolve conflicts only by expanding and creating conflicts somewhere else.» —Herbert Marcuse, Heathwood Press

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filthcityphotography: Main Blast furnaces & BOF (Basic Oxygen Furnace) of a semi-abandoned steel mill in the Rust Belt region

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Just went to see Renate Muller exhibit at R&Co. http://www.r20thcentury.com/exhibitions.cfm?exToGet=featured I wrote about her in 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/03/t-magazine/03remix-lange-t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

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subtilitas: Batlle i Roig - Funeral chapel, Sant Joan Despí 2011. Via, photos © Jordi Surroca.

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