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03-Yaoundé_0061 | Arno741

This is the “monument de la réunification” which symbolize the union of the French and the English part of Cameroon

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All Tube Stations Have Fifteen Floors

A mention in the Tufnell Park video that I made last week caused some confusion … how could 110 steps be the equivalent to a 15 storey building? Ah! Yes, so I went out to explain a running gag that … Continue reading

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Sixty years ago, Brasilia became Brazil’s capital; AFP — All About World Heritage Sites

On April 21, 1960, Brazil inaugurated to great fanfare its new capital Brasilia, a futuristic city created out of nothing and boasting many architectural masterpieces. A landmark in the history of town planning, it had sprung up in less than … Continue reading

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Oxford Road Station – Manchester —

Where are you? Neither here nor there. Up in the air. Betwixt and between. Possibly on the way to somewhere else, stranded at Oxford Road Station. Tucked in behind Shaw’s Furniture and The Tatler Cinema. I love every curvy corner, … Continue reading

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St Mary’s RC Church – Denton —

Duke Street Denton Manchester M34 2AN I remember you being built. I remember our visit with the Manchester Modernists in 2015 – arranged by Angela Connelly and Matthew Steele of Sacred Suburbs I popped by to see you yesterday – … Continue reading

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Bauhaus movement: why a Google Doodle celebrates the 100th anniversary of the German art school – iNews

David Hughes 11 minsFriday April 12th 2019 The animated Google Doodle marking the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus (Google) The birth of Bauhaus The Staatliches Bauhaus (which literally translates as “building house”) was opened in 1919 by the German architect Walter … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Rio de Janeiro — Trip Tap Go

TRIP The Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião is a modern cathedral located on the fringes of Rio de Janeiro’s city centre. This classic piece of mid-20th century South American modernist architecture is a must see when visiting Brazil’s most popular … Continue reading

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Aerial Photographs Explore the Unique Geometric Patterns of Coastal Barcelona

Márton Mogyorósy explores the coastal city of Barcelona from above, creating geometric images of the Spanish city’s buildings, shore, and sea. Mogyorósy browses the city via Google Earth to get an idea of the natural and manmade shapes he would … Continue reading

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Planar House by Studio MK27 – Faith is Torment

A minimalist residence with an imposing concrete roof covered in grass by Studio MK27. Located in Porto Feliz, Brazil the architects describe the house as “a radical exercise in horizontality”– an aspect often explored by the architectural studio in their projects. The … Continue reading

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Special Ghibli Exhibition in Kobe — Project Kobe

Japanese Architecture in Animation: From the Films of Studio Ghibli exhibition The Takenaka Carpentry Tools Museum located near Shin Kobe Station is holding a special exhibition showcasing the traditional Japanese architecture in the classic Studio Ghibli films. It will feature … Continue reading

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