martin s van treeck - renovation of ilot riquet, paris, 1972-77

architecture, france, expressionism

August 12, 2017

fiore-rosso: Mr Louis Kahn. [looking at his Tetrahedral Ceiling in the Yale University Art Gallery 1953.]

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archiveofaffinities: Einar Sjostrom and Jarl Eklund, Entry to the Chicago Tribune Tower Competition, 1922

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Shionogi Pharmaceutical Warehouse, Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, 1963(Osaka Branch of Junzo Sakakura & Associates)

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ryanpanos: Shanty Mega-Structures | Lekan Jeyifo These images juxtapose sites of privileged and much coveted real-estate throughout Lagos, Nigeria with colossal vertical settlements, representing marginalized and impoverished communities. The images consider how slums are frequently viewed as unsightly eyesores to be inevitably bull-dozed, leaving their inhabitants completely displaced. Razing the homes and settlements of marginalized people is a practice that occurs from Chicago to Rio de J...

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modernism-in-metroland: British Rail Maintenance Unit, Paddington (1969) by Bicknell and Hamilton. Maintenance depot turned offices designed for British Rail by John Bicknell and Paul Hamilton. Built on a site between the Westway and Harrow Road, the building was left derelict for a number of years before being refurbished by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris in 2001. Images by Tom Soar.

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acidadebranca: dannacruzan: Check Out Interesting travel info at - touristdealer.com #ARCHITECTURE #USA #NYC #NEWYORK41 COOPER SQUARE

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Hans Scharoun with Wilhelm Frank, ‘Salute’ High-Rise, Typical Plan, Stuttgart, Germany, 1961-1963

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June 19, 2017

fuckyeahbrutalism: Married Students Housing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1960 (Paul Rudolph)

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fawnvelveteen: Still from Le P’tit Parigot directed by René Le Somptier, Costumes by Sonia Delaunay, 1926

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fuckyeahbrutalism: Peabody Terrace, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964 (J.L. Sert) I walked by this building everyday in kindergarten going to the playground. Wonder if that had any effect on my future taste?

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January 10, 2018

I took a walk through Mount Auburn Cemetery on Monday, and instead of looking for famous graves, I kept noticing the unusual type.

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