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San Giovanni Battista Church facade
Cultural Architecture, Residential

San Giovanni Battista Church in Switzerland / Mario Botta

In 1986, an avalanche hit the small Swiss village of Mogno, flattening the hamlet’s seventeenth-century church. Architect Mario Botta was commissioned to design the new San Giovanni Battista church on the site. Although the new sacred space preserves the relatively modest dimensions, it introduces a new image and a new language. The language conveys a contemporary dimension, mediated by an…

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Casa Calvet Antonio Gaudi
Residential

Calvet House in Barcelona / Antonio Gaudi

The Calvet house (or Casa Calvet) is a modernist-style building designed by Antonio Gaudi in 1900 for a family of industrial textile manufacturers in Barcelona (Ensanche district). Gaudí worked in collaboration with his assistants Francisco Berenguer, Juan Rubió and Juli Batllevell to complete his first built project in the Ensanche of Barcelona.

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