archatlas: The (Best) Architecture of the Star Wars Saga In no particular order, probably a lot of places missing that might merit a second post, images identified from the top, all descriptions and...

unavidamoderna: Detalle de la fachada, Puerta de México en Matamoros, Tamaulipas 1963  Arq. Mario Pani  Detail of the facade, Point of Entry to Mexico in Matamoros, Tamulipas 1963

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Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre, London, UK, 1968(Greater London Council Architects Department)

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subtilitas: Gramazio & Kohler - House in Riedikon, 2009. The wood slats that envelope the house are parametrically modeled and milled, taking into account sunlight conditions, privacy from neighbors, and views to the exterior. Photos © Roman Keller. 

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Southampton University Halls of Residence, Southampton, UK (circa 1964) Designed by Robert Potter and Richard Hare, the extension to the halls of residence at Southampton University contrasted strongly with the Queen Anne style South Stoneham House. The 17 storey block forms the focal point of the scheme. Construction was highly industrialised, with no scaffolding used at all. Each student room is strongly expressed in the design of the facade, with concrete panels faced in a rough aggregate tex...

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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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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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Firefighters and members of the Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare to rescue climbers near the peak of Mount Ontake in central Japan, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Kyodo News).

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

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August 21, 2015

Runner-up Entry, Competition for Boston City Hall, 1963(Romaldo Giurgola, Ehrman B. Mitchell, Thomas R. Vreeland)Romaldo Giurgola, 1920-2016

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December 9, 2015 danylevy: Dania Masiero

“Mientras dure la Máscaratodos somos refugiadosmientras los presupuestos alimenten ejércitostodos somos refugiadosmientras dividan la Ciudadtodos somos refugiadosel Che, Régis Debray, Cohn-Bendit, Mahmoud Darwishrefugiadoslos estudiantes sublevados de Río y Buenos Airesde Santiago y de Córdoba y Milánde París y de Zurich y de Berlín Oestey todos los que creemos en la revolución y el hombrerefugiados.Hasta que nazca el tiempo de la única cosechay sirio negro argentino chino francés árabesean pala...

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fuckyeahbrutalism: First Prize Competition Entry, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, D.C., 1961 (William F. Pederson & Bradford S. Tilney)

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January 19, 2018

unavidamoderna:Interior de Iglesia de San Lorenzo (Santa Monica), Colonia Tlacoquemecatl del valle, México DF 1960Arqs. Fernando López Carmona y Félix Candela Interior of Church of San Lorenzo (Santa Monica), Mexico City 1960

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August 2, 2011 Boatchitecture
November 5, 2016 📷 - Kiminero

Asahikawa City Youth Science Hall, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, 1964(Building Bureau of Asahikawa City)

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