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Helsinki

Reidyish, but newer?


Apr 15, 18 4:50 pm  · 
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"""1991"

way newer. It was built from the mid to late 2000's

Apr 15, 18 5:41 pm  · 
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Danlazop

Sorry to intrude, but perhaps the section might help. The plan is surprisingly misleading in regard to how the building actually looks:




Apr 16, 18 9:08 pm  · 
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Non Sequitur

Looks like a section form La Defense.

Apr 17, 18 8:40 am  · 
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Ok, Same basic shape, but a very different purpose.


Apr 17, 18 12:41 pm  · 
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JLC-1

have a smaller image?

Apr 17, 18 12:47 pm  · 
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sarcasm, pixels, or width... All apply with that image


Apr 17, 18 12:50 pm  · 
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Danlazop

Moses Bridge by RO&AD Architecten.


Apr 17, 18 12:52 pm  · 
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boom

and the section


Apr 17, 18 12:54 pm  · 
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JLC-1

do you know how they prevent the water from going over the side walls? is there a trench at the bottom in the middle?

Apr 17, 18 1:03 pm  · 
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They don't

Apr 17, 18 1:22 pm  · 
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JLC-1

Ha!

Apr 17, 18 1:26 pm  · 
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tintt

whoa!

Apr 21, 18 1:45 pm  · 
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Danlazop, are you posting something?

Apr 18, 18 8:33 am  · 
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Danlazop

Yep, sorry. Here we go:

Apr 18, 18 9:36 am  · 
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JLC-1

it's a museum, and it looks like RPBW, but it's not....

Apr 18, 18 9:54 am  · 
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Danlazop

yes and no, it's not RPBW.

Apr 18, 18 10:15 am  · 
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JLC-1

Parrish Art Museum by H&dM - I love it

Apr 18, 18 10:50 am  · 
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Danlazop

Good job, sir.

Apr 18, 18 10:59 am  · 
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Danlazop

Good job, sir.

Apr 18, 18 10:59 am  · 
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JLC-1

I found it by "linear gallery museums"

Apr 18, 18 11:01 am  · 
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JLC-1

this should be painless

Apr 18, 18 11:01 am  · 
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a-f

A church?

Apr 18, 18 11:11 am  · 
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JLC-1

not a church, also a museum

Apr 18, 18 11:13 am  · 
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a-f

Ah.... National Museum of Roman Art by Moneo?

Apr 19, 18 3:05 am  · 
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JLC-1

you got it

Apr 19, 18 9:47 am  · 
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a-f

This diagram of the lower level is very cool...



Apr 19, 18 9:58 am  · 
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a-f

.

Apr 19, 18 10:00 am  · 
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a-f

Ok, here's something related to the previous project:


Apr 19, 18 10:03 am  · 
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a-f

Clue:


Apr 20, 18 4:41 am  · 
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JLC-1

uff man, that's scary

Apr 20, 18 1:10 pm  · 
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joseffischer

Wasn't this an 8-ish story building with each floor rotated and glass all along the exterior? I don't recall the name/location, but I believe they tore it down.

Apr 20, 18 2:14 pm  · 
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Helsinki

JORBA pharmaceutical laboratories, "La Pagoda", Madrid, 1968 (razed 1999), by Miguel Fisac.

Apr 21, 18 12:08 pm  · 
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a-f

You got it. (Fisac was involved in Opus Dei in his younger years)

Apr 21, 18 3:44 pm  · 
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Helsinki

ok, my username is a slightly inaccurate hint.


Apr 21, 18 12:25 pm  · 
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Helsinki

Yes.

Apr 22, 18 7:55 am  · 
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a-f

I found out days ago that this is the excellent Resurrection Chapel by Erik Bryggman. I've seen the photo of the altar once, but could never remember who the architect was. Thanks Helsinki!


Apr 25, 18 2:42 pm  · 
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Helsinki

Perfect & that's a nice photo! If you happen to visit Turku, there's also another building worth a visit close by Bryggman's, the chapel by Pekka Pitkänen, built a few decades later.

Apr 25, 18 4:51 pm  · 
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a-f

I would definitely do that. Pekka Pitkänen obituary was the reason I found back Bryggman's chapel. It seems like an incredible building, reminds me a lot of Lewerentz.


Apr 27, 18 4:42 am  · 
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a-f

Did we have this one yet?


Apr 27, 18 11:28 am  · 
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threadkilla

Jean Renaudie, 'Cité du Parc' in Ivry-sur-Seine, 1978-1983

one of the coolest french brutalist complexes, imho


Apr 27, 18 6:56 pm  · 
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threadkilla

.

Apr 27, 18 6:57 pm  · 
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threadkilla

.

Apr 27, 18 7:04 pm  · 
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threadkilla

and there's the equally crazy project in Givors:


Apr 27, 18 7:05 pm  · 
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threadkilla
made me think of:
Apr 27, 18 7:19 pm  · 
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Helsinki

If that was a question, the answer is FLWs Taliesin West, 1937-1959.

Apr 29, 18 10:45 am  · 
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threadkilla

that is the correct answer!

Apr 29, 18 10:55 am  · 
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Helsinki

... and I will celebrate by posing a bit of a riddle - a partial plan.

Apr 29, 18 1:27 pm  · 
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"""1991"


Aalto- experimental house. 

Apr 29, 18 1:31 pm  · 
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Helsinki

... and that is correct!

Apr 29, 18 2:24 pm  · 
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threadkilla

<3
Apr 29, 18 5:11 pm  · 
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threadkilla

thought you'd appreciate a few images of the brickwork, Chris

Apr 29, 18 10:28 pm  · 
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"""1991"


I don’t think this ones been used yet

Apr 29, 18 8:41 pm  · 
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"""1991"

I’m drawing a blank, can someone else upload one in my place?





May 1, 18 9:56 am  · 
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JLC-1

just to see if this guy has gotten any attention

May 1, 18 10:27 am  · 
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Helsinki

any hints?

May 4, 18 1:59 am  · 
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JLC-1

ok, a hint, he won a pritzker

May 7, 18 5:11 pm  · 
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JLC-1

that just shows how lame the pritzker prize is

May 7, 18 5:11 pm  · 
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Is it the Innovation Center UC, by Alejandro Aravena?

May 7, 18 6:02 pm  · 
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JLC-1

yes, but you had to look through all his published work, didn't you?

May 8, 18 2:45 pm  · 
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No.

May 8, 18 6:12 pm  · 
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Next:

May 8, 18 6:21 pm  · 
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Hints:

This architect is connected to the architect who designed a building I posted on the first page of this thread, I’ve reposted the relevant, related images below:

This architect and the connected architect referenced above both had their work featured in monographic publications published by the same entity.

May 11, 18 6:46 pm  · 
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You have, they apply to this plan as well; however, as you say, the relationship is different.

May 12, 18 2:24 am  · 
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Another hint: MoMA.

May 13, 18 7:09 pm  · 
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A hint related to the last one: this architect created a representative example.

May 17, 18 9:15 pm  · 
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This architect would have almost certain known Kunio Maekawa because their employment with Raymond appears to have overlapped.

May 19, 18 9:39 am  · 
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This architect and Nakashima shared a formative place in their personal histories that wasn't in Japan.

May 19, 18 11:40 am  · 
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USA.

May 19, 18 6:18 pm  · 
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Yes. This architect collaborated with Kunio Maekawa on a project in Japan.

May 19, 18 7:54 pm  · 
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"""1991"

Junzo Yoshimura- Forest House?

May 22, 18 11:42 am  · 
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Correct! I haven't heard the house called that before; however, that appears to be one of the names it's called.

Please claim your prize!

May 22, 18 2:00 pm  · 
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"""1991"

Not sure if this one counts. Technically its not a building, but is found within a building

May 22, 18 3:34 pm  · 
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randomised

A Space Of Light - Lebbeus Woods in collaboration with Christoph a. Kumpusch

May 22, 18 3:40 pm  · 
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randomised

link: https://lebbeuswoods.wordpress...

May 22, 18 3:41 pm  · 
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"""1991"

that was fast

May 22, 18 3:42 pm  · 
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threadkilla

I think we might have already had that one make an appearance on page 3 or 4...

May 22, 18 4:00 pm  · 
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randomised

Light travels fast

May 22, 18 4:02 pm  · 
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randomised

I knew I saw it somewhere before :)

May 23, 18 3:48 am  · 
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randomised

I'm busy so if 1991 wants to try a new one...

May 23, 18 4:36 am  · 
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this should be easy for some


May 25, 18 6:45 pm  · 
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a place where the story takes a place with repetitious phenomenological descriptions.

May 26, 18 9:43 am  · 
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"""1991"

I know where this is from, but there is no name given. Aside from Dumas, French literature isn’t my “thing” (hint)

May 26, 18 11:18 am  · 
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Meta-fiction, anyone?

May 27, 18 2:05 pm  · 
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Danlazop

Not sure if this one has been brought up before:




May 28, 18 11:49 pm  · 
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"""1991"

Cartier Foundation- Jean Nouvel

May 29, 18 12:41 am  · 
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randomised

No reverse image search ;)

May 29, 18 2:45 am  · 
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“””1991”

No need to. The fire escapes were a dead giveaway. Plus it helps when you’ve been there.

May 29, 18 3:00 am  · 
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"""1991"

someone else can post one

May 29, 18 3:04 am  · 
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Danlazop

that was fast...

May 29, 18 11:30 am  · 
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i'll take that offer!

May 29, 18 12:05 pm  · 
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Danlazop

looks Koenig-esque, but it's not him. Is it in the west coast of the US?

May 31, 18 10:43 pm  · 
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threadkilla

it's an unbuilt prototype by Donald Olsen, which he called the Contraspatial House. Published in Art and Arhitecture in 1948.

Jun 1, 18 11:06 am  · 
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threadkilla

Danzalop, it's a fine example of Bay Area post-war modernism. Olsen studied under Gropius, Breuer, and Giedion and worked for Saarinen and SOM, among other offices, before striking out on his own.

Jun 1, 18 11:11 am  · 
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Non Sequitur

It's a little too swastiky for me.,

Jun 1, 18 11:16 am  · 
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threadkilla

Pinwheel plan typology keeps popping up in this thread, and is indeed part of the google query that helped me find the arhitect's name.

Jun 1, 18 11:21 am  · 
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Good detective work threadkilla! The name, "Contraspatial House" is almost a theory in itself.

Jun 1, 18 12:13 pm  · 
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threadkilla

sorry for the delay, it has been busy. making this a really easy one (I hope nobody has to use google for it) to keep things flowing:

Jun 6, 18 12:00 am  · 
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tintt

Danteum

Jun 6, 18 12:09 am  · 
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threadkilla

I'm sure you know it, but could you name the architect? (this wasn't the only Danteum project around)

Jun 6, 18 9:24 am  · 
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tintt

I don't know, sorry.

Jun 6, 18 10:42 am  · 
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JLC-1

Giuseppe Terragni, mussolini's tailwagger.

Jun 6, 18 11:17 am  · 
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tintt

I don't have one to post. JLC can have it.

Jun 6, 18 1:49 pm  · 
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threadkilla

look at that teamwork. something very fascist about you banding together for the win like that ;)

Jun 7, 18 1:28 am  · 
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JLC-1

OK, thanks

this is not known, but it's worth knowing

Jun 6, 18 2:00 pm  · 
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JLC-1

HINTS. It's in Chile, built in 1962.

The lines in the elevation are concrete form board layouts. 

Jun 6, 18 2:36 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

Edificio Copelec - Juan Borchers, Isidro Suárez, and Jesús Bermejo

Wouldn't have found it without the hints. That's a wild section.

Jun 6, 18 7:22 pm  · 
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threadkilla

that's a wild everything! looks like every Corbu design feature collaged into one project.

Jun 7, 18 1:30 am  · 
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JLC-1

Yeah, there was/is a school very obsessed with the modernist principles.

Jun 7, 18 9:58 am  · 
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mtn_mn

Here's an easy one:

Jun 6, 18 7:27 pm  · 
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JLC-1

coop himmelb(l)au? or Morphosis?

Jun 7, 18 12:52 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

Morphosis

Jun 7, 18 12:56 pm  · 
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JLC-1

yeah, Diamond Ranch High School, I remember this made a fuzz in the mid 90's. Can't post right now, somebody up for it?

Jun 7, 18 1:21 pm  · 
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threadkilla

I'll post for JLC-1, but I think tintt should post one too

Jun 7, 18 10:53 pm  · 
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tintt

Marina City, Chicago aka the corn cobs

Jun 7, 18 11:17 pm  · 
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threadkilla

yes, Bertand Goldberg 1959-1967. site plan below - theatre is the House of Blues.http://bertrandgoldberg.org/pr...




Jun 8, 18 2:26 am  · 
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tintt

I don't have anything to post. It's up for grabs.

Jun 11, 18 9:24 am  · 
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Non Sequitur

Oh, hot damn, thanks Tintt... I'm always too late to play this lately.

Jun 11, 18 9:44 am  · 
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JLC-1

couldn't find a worse resolution?

Jun 11, 18 1:12 pm  · 
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Non Sequitur

JLC... it's the only plan I could find online. Resolution is 850x400...

Jun 11, 18 1:44 pm  · 
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Non Sequitur

It's in french-canada by an american architect, late 60s.

Jun 13, 18 12:30 am  · 
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tintt

Is it the Montreal Biodome?

Jun 13, 18 12:36 am  · 
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Non Sequitur

Tintt, close but not quite. It’s also not a dome.

Jun 13, 18 7:38 am  · 
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Non Sequitur

More sphere than dome

Jun 13, 18 7:39 am  · 
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tintt

Oops. Montreal Biosphere. Bucky Fuller. Biodome is a movie with Pauly Shore.

Jun 13, 18 7:56 am  · 
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Non Sequitur

Ding ding ding. There is also a Biodome in montreal, but it's not as famous or well known as the movie.

Jun 13, 18 9:00 am  · 
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threadkilla

i had posted this one on page 5 ;) we need a list of what has been covered earleir in the thread somewhere...

Jun 14, 18 7:35 pm  · 
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Non Sequitur

^Damn, I missed that one.

Jun 14, 18 10:38 pm  · 
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tintt

Next:


Jun 13, 18 8:59 am  · 
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JLC-1

very cryptic, impossible to search for - location?

Jun 15, 18 12:07 pm  · 
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Non Sequitur

^and you thought my plan was bad resolution...

Jun 15, 18 12:31 pm  · 
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tintt

It's terrible. Sorry. It's a house in Malaysia. I can post a section if needed. Plan is a bit undechipherable (sp?).

Jun 15, 18 12:43 pm  · 
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JLC-1

yes,undecipherable. let's see that section, but I'm afraid the pilotis scheme is really popular in Malaysia......

Jun 15, 18 2:30 pm  · 
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tintt

I can't figure out how to post a pic in a reply.

Jun 15, 18 3:50 pm  · 
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JLC-1

you have to put a dot, needs text to understand

Jun 15, 18 4:08 pm  · 
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tintt

Image result for roof roof house by ken yeang.

Jun 17, 18 8:45 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

It's the Roof-Roof House by Ken Yeang

Jun 18, 18 2:37 pm  · 
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tintt

It is indeed.

Jun 18, 18 2:53 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

.

Jun 18, 18 2:42 pm  · 
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JLC-1

.

Jun 18, 18 5:14 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

Yep - that's the one. It's too bad (if they were going to lose a building) that they lost the good one.

Jun 18, 18 5:41 pm  · 
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JLC-1

Seona Reid Building / Steven Holl Architects

Jun 18, 18 6:25 pm  · 
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JLC-1

believe me, this is a floor plan

Jun 18, 18 6:27 pm  · 
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xtbl

Felix Candela, Los Manantiales restaurant in Mexico City

If I'm correct someone else can post a plan in my place. I don't have one ready!

Jun 18, 18 7:58 pm  · 
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JLC-1

yes, xtbl, I was looking for plans of the oceanographic in valencia, but they're all the same. Hey DC, show me that concha motel.

Jun 19, 18 11:10 am  · 
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JLC-1

.

Jun 20, 18 12:12 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

Scarpa's Villa Ottolenghi (1978)

Jun 20, 18 12:59 pm  · 
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Danlazop

Hints?

Jun 20, 18 12:18 pm  · 
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JLC-1

a house close to verona.

Jun 20, 18 12:26 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

-

Jun 20, 18 1:03 pm  · 
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JLC-1

it's great, isn't it?

Jun 20, 18 1:11 pm  · 
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Danlazop

Fantastic.

Jun 20, 18 1:21 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

It is, and it's not one of his projects that I ever really sat down to think about much, so I'm glad it was posted.

Jun 20, 18 1:22 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

Next:


Jun 20, 18 3:03 pm  · 
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De Young Museum, Herzog & De Meuron

Jun 20, 18 3:11 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

yep

Jun 20, 18 3:14 pm  · 
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Next up.

niteroi-plan-1
Jun 20, 18 3:33 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

It's a similar diagram to Tschumi's Alesia Museum, but smaller (and a much earlier project, I'm assuming). Any general location hints? On which continent is it located?

Jun 21, 18 3:03 pm  · 
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JLC-1

22°52′58″S 43°06′14″W

Jun 21, 18 3:11 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

oh - of course - the plans I typically associate with the building are the tower levels

Jun 21, 18 3:21 pm  · 
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JLC is correct. The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum By

Jun 21, 18 3:23 pm  · 
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... Niemeyer.

Jun 21, 18 3:25 pm  · 
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JLC-1

I don't have anything to post , please go ahead mtn_mn

Jun 21, 18 4:23 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

Thanks, JLC. Here's one I found recently:

Jun 21, 18 6:01 pm  · 
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threadkilla

it sort of looks like a cathedral that was outfitted with a theatre space...

Jul 6, 18 8:04 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

It is a plan for a theatre located in Europe - new construction on a site that has been used for a similar program in the past.

Jul 8, 18 4:10 pm  · 
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JLC-1

GDANSK SHAKESPEAREAN THEATRE, Renato Rizzi 2014.

Jul 12, 18 3:56 pm  · 
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mtn_mn

That's correct

Jul 12, 18 4:17 pm  · 
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JLC-1

just wanted to bump this up - it's a really nice theater.

Jul 12, 18 6:02 pm  · 
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JLC-1

a little back to earth, these are consecutive floor plans from top to bottom

Jul 12, 18 6:05 pm  · 
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JLC-1

what? nobody? not even batshit cray cray?

Jul 24, 18 6:27 pm  · 
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JLC-1

I'm sure there's bats there, it's vernacular in africa. Thermal mass, dirt and sticks, 4 stories high...I saw them in some encyclopedia when I was a kid, remarkable , you 've seen pictures of the place.

Jul 24, 18 7:42 pm  · 
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JLC-1

Lazy bastards

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/978155436976218112.html

Jul 25, 18 11:16 am  · 
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revolutionary poet

post here...winner of other thread

Jul 19, 20 8:55 am  · 
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Helsinki

Ok, will post soon here. Good that this old thread is revived.

Jul 20, 20 1:41 am  · 
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Helsinki

Hint. There is a cross somewhere.

Jul 20, 20 1:53 am  · 
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poop876

I love that chapel!

Jul 20, 20 11:45 am  · 
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is it in Japan?

Jul 20, 20 5:50 pm  · 
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Helsinki

No, but allegedly Ando Tadao visited it as a young man and it was the inspiration of one of his major works.

Jul 21, 20 1:24 am  · 
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is it in brutalist concrete style of say the 60's or 70's?

Jul 21, 20 9:41 pm  · 
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Helsinki

Earlier, brick and wood. Nordic. and close to an important set of buildings by Aalto.

Jul 22, 20 1:26 am  · 
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randomised

Otaniemi Chapel, the church in the forest Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland; 1956-57 by Heikki & Kaija Siren

didn't know this particular building or the architects, a simple google "brick wood church finland plan" did the thing. 

Some current photographs here: https://divisare.com/projects/329795-heikki-and-kaija-siren-federico-covre-otaniemi-chapel

Jul 22, 20 4:49 am  · 
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are you the winner? if so, post the next one to guess

Jul 22, 20 9:25 am  · 
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randomised

NExt!


Jul 22, 20 10:46 am  · 
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dead Italian?

Jul 22, 20 6:13 pm  · 
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randomised

not Italian, not dead either

Jul 22, 20 6:23 pm  · 
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Helsinki

SANAAish?



Jul 22, 20 1:39 pm  · 
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randomised

wrong continent

Jul 22, 20 5:18 pm  · 
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randomised

but they do have something in common with SANAA

Jul 23, 20 3:21 am  · 
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randomised

.

Jul 23, 20 11:30 am  · 
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tduds

SANAAlmost

Jul 23, 20 12:26 pm  · 
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randomised

They share a famous client

Jul 23, 20 2:49 pm  · 
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JLC-1

the plan by itself is quite deceiving. Construction hasn't started yet?

Jul 23, 20 3:39 pm  · 
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randomised

no indeed, still in development according to the architect's website...the project was unveiled in 2016.

Jul 23, 20 5:00 pm  · 
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randomised

hint to: "They share a famous client"



Jul 24, 20 3:06 am  · 
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atsu_axo

So one of the Serpentine pavilion designers?

Jul 24, 20 9:10 am  · 
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randomised

yes

Jul 24, 20 11:10 am  · 
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randomised

hint no. 2:


Jul 25, 20 2:47 pm  · 
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atsu_axo

oh wow boy was the plan misleading. It's the Kere project in Burkina Faso right? The national assembly?

Jul 25, 20 2:57 pm  · 
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randomised

Very misleading indeed, wanted more to post the project than that particular plan actually.

Jul 25, 20 4:17 pm  · 
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atsu_axo

This one


Jul 25, 20 3:01 pm  · 
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