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Hermann Henselmann

Berlin, Germany
born 1905, Roßla

Hermann Henselmann (Roßla, February 3rd, 1905 - January 19th, 1995) was a German Architect most famous for his buildings constructed in East Germany during the 1950s and 60s.
[h]Early years[/h]
Henselmann studied at the Kunstgewerbe school in Berlin from 1922 to 1925. His early projects, such..

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Ludwig Hilberseimer

Chicago, USA
born 1885, Karlsruhe

Ludwig Karl Hilberseimer (4 September, 1885 - 6 May, 1967) was a German architect and urban planner best known for his ties to the Bauhaus and to Mies van der Rohe, as well as for his work in urban planning at the Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago. Hilberseimer studied architecture at..

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Martin Wagner

Berlin, Germany
born 1885, Königsberg

Martin Wagner (November 5th, 1885 - Mai 28th, 1957) was a German architect, city planner and author, best known as the driving force behind the construction of modernist housing projects in interwar Berlin.

Wagner was born in Königsberg in Eastern Prussia (now part of Russia). Tall, angular,..

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Richard Paulick

Berlin, Germany
born 1903, Roßlau

Richard Paulick (born November 7, 1903 in Roßlau (Elbe) - March 4, 1979 in East Berlin ) was a German architect. After graduating from high school in Dessau, Richard moved to study architecture at the Technische Hochschule in Dresden in 1923. During the semester break, the committed student..

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Josep Lluís Sert

Barcelona, Spain
born 1902, Barcelona

Josep Lluís Sert i López (1 July 1902 – 15 March 1983) was a Spanish architect and city planner. Born in Barcelona, Catalonia, Sert showed keen interest in the works of his uncle, the painter Josep Maria Sert, and of Gaudí. He studied architecture at the Escola Superior d'Arquitectura in..

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City of Chandigarh

Chandigarh, India
by Maxwell Fry, ...

Chandigarh, the dream city of India's first Prime Minister, Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth..

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Camillo Sitte

Vienna, Austria
born 1843, Vienna

Camillo Sitte was a noted Austrian architect, painter and city planning theoretician with great influence and authority of the development of urban construction planning and regulation in Europe. He traveled around the towns of Europe and tried to identify aspects that made towns feel warm and..

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Public City

Ljubljana, Slovenia
by STEALTH.unlimited, ...

The cities we live in have an important influence on our lives and our attitudes – the way we relate to our direct environment, how we are ‘shaped’ by the space and culture we find ourselves in, and equally important – the way we imagine our future. This latter is never a static concept – cities..

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Val Fourré

Val Fourré, France
by Henri Longepierre, ...

The Val Fourré is a large social housing project of 8,000 units in Mantes-la-Jolie, the west periphery of Paris, was completed in 1959 to accommodate workers of the automobile industry of the Seine valley. It followed the paradigm of cités idéales of Trente Glorieuses and the housing typology of..

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Raymond Lopez

Paris, France
born 1904, Montrouge

Raymond Jules Lopez was a modernist architect and urban planner. In 1958 was appointed to work on the master plan of Paris. His vision of town planning was to demolish the existing constructions and replace them with new rational and structured buildings, based essentially on a vertical..

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The disruptive developments of dispersed infrastructure frames a moment in time where we can fundamentally reconceive of how we make, fund, and even conceptualize the world that surrounds us and how we engage with the possibilities of a new Autonomous Urbanism.

Cities began as a simple..

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Auroville, India
by Roger Anger

Auroville (City of Dawn) is an experimental township in Viluppuram district mostly in the state of Tamil Nadu, India with some parts in the Union Territory of Puducherry in South India. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Alfassa (known as "the Mother") and designed by architect Roger Anger. As..

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Edward Hollamby

London, United Kingdom
born 1921, London

Edward Ernest Hollamby (8 January 1921 – 29 December 1999) was an English architect, town planner, and architectural conservationist. Known for designing a number of modernist housing estates in London, he also achieved notability for his work in restoring Red House, the Arts and Crafts building..

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