METALOCUS-Classics
Maison d'Homme by Le Corbusier. Photograph © Jose Juan Barba
08.07
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Heidi Weber contacted Le Corbusier in 1960 for the construction of a museum that would collect his works of art, his tapestries, furniture and books in order to create an exhibition hall that would promote the architect's works.
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Protos wineries in Peñafiel, by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Courtesy by Protos
04.07
metalocus, JUDIT OTERO
Bodegas Protos is a contemporary reinterpretation of the traditional winery. Located in Peñafiel, a small town in the Ribera del Duero, Spain, the need arose to expand and modernize the production facilities belonging to Protos wines.
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Paimio Sanatorium by Alvar Aalto, 1933, located in Paimio, Finland. Image: Arnout Fonck/Flickr
03.07
metalocus, JUDIT OTERO
Alvar Aalto's Paimio Sanatorium in Finland is now for sale. Currently owned by the Hospital District of Southwest Finland, the district has announced its plans to sell the building by fall of 2018. The bidding period will end on August 23.
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Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Guest House. Photograph © Jose Juan Barba / METALOCUS
01.07
metalocus, PABLO SEBASTIÁN
The Guest House is one of the lesser-known works of Philip Johnson in New York, one of the many private residences he made in this city. Located near the junction between Second Avenue and East 52nd Street, it was built between 1949 and 1950.
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From Kenzo Tange Gymnasium to region in Leon
18.06
metalocus, TEODORO GONZÁLEZ
American Express announced $1 million in funding to support preservation efforts at eight endangered cultural heritage sites included on the World Monuments Fund’s 2018 World Monuments Watch list.
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The fire ripped through the newly-restored building on Friday night. Photograph by Rocco Giudice
17.06
metalocus, ANTONIO G DE JUAN
Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art Building has been gutted for the second time in 4 years.
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Interior of the exhibition. La Bibliothèque nationale de France by Dominique Perrault, Portrait d’un projet 1988 – 1998, exhibition at the BnF. © Courtesy of Dominique Perrault Architecte/ADAGP 2018
04.05
metalocus, INÉS OÑATE
After 20 years since its opening, an exhibition has been held in the library itself in commemoration of its creation process, from 1988 to 1998.
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Night view. Seattle Central Library by OMA. Photograph @ Philippe Ruault. Courtesy of OMA
23.04
metalocus, JOAQUIN MINAYA
On World Book Day and fourteen years after its opening, we remember one of the most interesting libraries of the last decades.
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The Sainsbury Centre For Visual Arts in Norwich by Norman Foster. Photograhy © Pete Huggins Camera Techniques. Image courtesy of Sainsbury Centre - University of East Anglia
28.03
metalocus, ANTONIO G DE JUAN
Opened in 1978, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich was the first ever public building designed by Norman Foster, and one of the key architecture landmarks of the second half of the 20th century that heralded the era o
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Yona Friedman is 2018 Kiesler Prize laureate
04.03
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
The Austrian Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts 2018 goes to the French architect Yona Friedman.
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