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National Congress – Brasilia, Brazil

Posted in Built by Kristen Rioux on November 8, 2018

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Building: National Congress
Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Architect: Oscar Niemeyer
Construction: 1960

AE Interests: 27 stories, 5 sided in plan with 2 angled facades coming to a point between the towers, the towers are also connected by a 3 story bridge, the white dome covers the senate chamber and the inverted dome covers the chamber of deputies.


Villa Savoye – Poissy, France

Posted in Built by Kristen Rioux on November 8, 2018

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Building: Villa Savoye
Location: Poissy, France
Architects: Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret
Completed: 1931

AE Interests: horizontal ribbon windows, rooftop garden, concrete, glass, free facade, free plan, pilotis elevate the building.

Articles: [1,2]

The Museum of Islamic Art – Doha, Qatar

Posted in Built by Kristen Rioux on November 8, 2018

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Building: The Museum of Islamic Art
Location: Doha, Qatar
Architect: IM Pei
Structural Engineers: LERA Consulting Structural Engineers
Completed: 2008

AE Interests: cream colored limestone, geometric in form, domed atrium, oculus at the top of the atrium reflects patterns of light, the only major window stands 45 meters tall and gives a view of the Gulf and West Bay area

Articles: [1,2]

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