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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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Colecciones Reales Royal Colections by Masilla y Tuñon
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Royal Collections Museum in Madrid / Mansilla & Tuñon

The Royal Collections Museum in Madrid by Mansilla & Tuñón was built taking into account the classic structure of the Royal Palace and the modern concept of a descending museum. The Art Museum is expected to be open in 2020 and will be located in a new building in the gardens of the Campo del Moro park next to the Almudena Cathedral and the Royal…

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