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Akademiebusen concrete spheres Aldershof Germany

Akademiebusen, Lost in Concrete

Attention-grabbing huge DDR era concrete brutalist spheres

 

25th March 2019
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Berthold Lubetkin Bevin Court above buried Lenin bust

Lenin to Bevin Court

It was very nearly called Lenin Court and there’s a secret buried under the striking central staircase. Lubetkin in London.

17th March 2019
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Gardenstadt Falkenberg German Modernist Estate

Six modernist Berlin housing settlements that UNESCO love

12th March 2019
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Sardar Patel Municipal Cricket Stadium

In the words of RIBA ‘India’s Greatest Architect’ Charles Correa

6th March 2019
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Image credit: Courtesy of University of East Anglia, Pritchard Papers

The Isokon

British Modernist Masterpiece, Architect Wells Coates; home to Agatha Christie, spies and centre of an intellectual circle

24th February 2019
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Ouagadougou Mémorial Aux Héros National Monument Burkina Faso Architecture African ARCHITECTURE

Burkina Faso: Visiting Ouagadougou

Ouaga 2000 where an otherwise nondescript roundabout becomes home to a ready to launch post-colonial rocket

18th February 2019
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Mobius Strip Central Economic Mathematical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Russia ARCHITECTURE

Constructivism: A New Generation Discovers its Heritage

In the territory of a fresh-pair-of-eyes, Eugeny Korolev is exploring Moscow’s Soviet architecture.

 

10th February 2019
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brutalist architecture barbican estate view of barbican lake

Becoming GreyScape

Concrete apartment blocks weighing tens of thousands of tons on soaring columns

9th February 2019
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Bucharest modernist villa architect Roger Bolomey Romanian architecture

Modernist Bucharest

Preserving it’s modernist architecture and why we should care about it

3rd February 2019
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