Villa Mairea in Noormarkku

Japanese Traditions among the Inspirational Sources of Aalto’s Style

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Aalto’s projects (particularly, Villa Mairea in Noormarkku, Pori and its own house in Riihitie, Helsinki) attract particular attention of architecture critiques investigating how these...
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The Victorian period was the heyday of revivalist architecture, a way of building in which style was a question of reproducing the architecture of...
Architectural Drawings

Architectural Drawings New Uses in the Architectural Design Process

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Architectural drawings role as a source of inspiration as well as a means for interpreting the past has always been key within the architectural...

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Features of the style of architecture of Russian architecture

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Architecture of Thailand
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Alright, let's get down to brass tacks. When you hear 'pitch deck consultants', you might think it's all about jazzing up a few PowerPoint...

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Old Town
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Rocamadour
The "vertical village" is often called the small medieval town of Rocamadour. It is located in a picturesque place in the south-west of France,...

Aalto and Japan: Towards an Architecture of Meaningful Envi- ronmental Integration

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Tokyo Skytree tower
The route of ideas and idioms is not a one-way journey, but (ōfuku, Japanese) – round trip. In contemporary Japanese architecture, we can find...