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Brick in Architecture

Explore the most influential Brick Architecture projects that utilize the qualities of the material in conventional and unusual compositions.

Indian Institute of Management / Louis Kahn
Educational & Sports Facilities

Louis Kahn’s Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, better known as IIM Ahmedabad or simply IIMA, is a management institute located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The old campus was designed by Louis Kahn who was an exponent of exposed-brick architecture, with the help of B.V. Doshi & Anant Raje. The most distinctive features of the plan are the numerous arches and square…

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World Peace Memorial Cathedral / Togo Murano
20th Century Retrospective, Japanese Architecture, Religious Architecture

World Peace Memorial Cathedral / Togo Murano

Built in 1946 by Japanese Architect Togo Murano, the World Peace Memorial Cathedral is a Catholic Catholic Church constructed in remembrance of A-bomb and war victims, and also to pray for world peace. The building was designated an important cultural property as the first architecture after World War II along with the Peace Memorial Museum by Kenzo Tange.

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House IV in Alicante / Mesura
Architecture, Residential

House IV in Alicante / Mesura

House IV, designed by MESURA Architects is an ambitious extension residential project that creates a cosy atmosphere taking special care in details in order to provide a quality accommodation. The project works with the bioclimatic conditions (humid and hot) of the region creating an intermediate space that connects the arid landscape with the original house.

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