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Šeškine Estate, Vilnius

Housing in the Eastern Bloc

By Owen Hatherley

If the Soviet Bloc prefab craze seems absurd, it did solve a housing crisis

Yamashita\'s Face House

Face House in Kyoto, Japan by Kazumasa Yamashita Subscription

[ARCHIVE] Face House humanised a dreary street in downtown Kyoto

Compact Karst House by Dekleva Gregoric

Compact Karst House in Slovenia by Dekleva Gregorič Arhitekti

By Nina Granda

AR House Commended: Building on the age-old vernacular for houses in an inhospitable region, Dekleva Gregoric explore the relationship between contemporary and traditional architecture in this stone house

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Rebirth House in Ibaraki, Japan by Ryo Matsui

By Christine Murray

AR House Highly Commended: Original materials from a traditional storehouse were used to build an entirely new structure in this tsunami-devastated landscape

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Housing at East Hanningfield, Essex by James Gowan

By Lance Wright, James Gowan

[ARCHIVE] James Gowan’s distnctive monopitch housing in Essex playfully enhances ‘cost yardstick’ housing

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Swimming Pool in Hampstead by James Gowan

[ARCHIVE] Like a glass UFO alongside Hampstead Heath, Gowan’s swimming pool is both graceful and technically striking

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Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (1897-2000)

By Susan Henderson

The socially oriented Frankfurt Kitchen aimed at a more egalitarian world

     

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Juan O’Gorman (1905-1982) Subscription

By Francisco Gonzales de Canales

Mexican muralist, revolutionary, mosaic artist and architect, whose career veered from Modernism to vernacular Surrealism

AWARDS

Vo Trong Nghia\'s Farming Kindergarten

AR Schools Awards: Open for entries

24 June 2015

The Architectural Review is seeking the most exciting places of learning in the world

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PODCAST

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Podcast: Richard Sennett on cities and what we've done to them Video

23 June 2015 | By

AR History Editor Tom Wilkinson interviews Richard Sennett on the thread that runs through all of his work: cities: ‘We don’t make them true to life, we make them into factories’

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FILM

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AR House 2015 Winner: Fayland House Video

[FILM] David Chipperfield Architects’ Fayland House quiety subverts the English country house typology

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