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ARCHITECTURE:Alvar Aalto

The Finnish Architect, City Planner, and Furniture Designer Alvar Aalto, in full Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto (3/2/1898-11/5/1976), was one of Finland’s greatest …

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REVIEW 2016: ARCHITECTURE

Alvar Aalto: http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=10193 Jørn Utzon: http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=7706 Peter Zumthor: http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=12338 Herzog & de Meuron: http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=12697 Philip Johnson: http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=3570 Richard Rogers: http://www.dreamideamachine.com/en/?p=3794 Glenn Murcutt: …

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ARCHITECTURE:Oscar Niemeyer

The Brazilian architect Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho, known as Oscar Niemeyer (15/12/1907-5/12/2012), was universally regarded as the very last …

Left: Hideyuki Nakayama, O House, 2009, © Mitsutaka Kitamura, Right: Office of Ryue Nishizawa, Moriyama House, 2005, © Takeshi Homma, MAXXI Archive

ARCHITECTURE:The Japanese House,Part II

Every year, Japan sees the construction of thousands new houses, a significant number of which are designed by internationally active Japanese architects. …

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ARCHITECTURE:Rem Koolhaas

  “The reason that I am interested about Architecture is the possibility that offers to work in different places, projects and scales. …

Sou Fujimoto Architects, House NA, Tokyo, Japan, 2011, Photo: Iwan Baan, MAXXI Archive

ARCHITECTURE:The Japanese House,Part I

Every year, Japan sees the construction of thousands new houses, a significant number of which are designed by internationally active Japanese architects. …

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ARCHITECTURE:Wang Shu

“Architecture as mountains” is how the Chinese architect, Wang Shu (4/11/63- ) describes his design for the Ningbo Historic Museum. His buildings …

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ARCHITECTURE:Zaha Hadid

The Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, born in Bagdad (31/10/50-31/3/16) is a representative of the school of deconstruction. She read mathematics at the …

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ARCHITECTURE:Kazuyo Sejima

Kazuyo Sejima (29/10/56- ) was born in Japan and after studying at Japan Women’s University and working at the office of Toyo …

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ARCHITECTURE:Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Paulo Mendes da Rocha is one of Brazil’s greatest architects and urbanists. Born in Vitória, Espírito Santo in 25/10/28, Mendes da Rocha …

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DESIGN-ARCHITECTURE: Richard Meier

At the age of 49, Richard Meier (12/10/34), was the youngest architect to receive his profession’s highest accolade, the Pritzker Architecture Prize …

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ARCHITECTURE:Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano was born in Genoa (14/9/37- ), into a family of builders. He was educated and subsequently taught at the Politecnico …

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ARCHITECTURE:Tadao Ando

Can a self-taught architect win the Nobel of Architecture? Tadao Ando (13/9/41- ) won the Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1994. He …

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ARCHITECTURE: Fumihiko Maki

Fumihiko Maki (6/9/28- ) calls himself a modernist, unequivocally. His buildings tend to be direct, at times understated, and made of metal, …

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ARCHITECTURE:Kenzo Tange

As one of the eldest in a long line of architects that have made Japan one of the most revered countries in …

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ARCHITECTURE:Sverre Fehn

The Norwegian architect Sverre Fehn (14/8/24-23/2/09) is recognized in Europe as one of Norway’s most gifted architects and is categorized by most …