My favourite modernist building … INDEX

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Posted on 20th October 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Gordon Drake’s houses

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When did “modernist” work start and finish?  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 20th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … state houses

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The state houses of the First Labour Government (1935-1949) are justly famous Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 7th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … College House

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College House (Warren and Mahoney, 1964-70)

A mature work by what was at the time a young practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 6th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Nordic Pavilion

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Sverre Fehn’s 1962 Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is a building that transfers Nordic light to Venice. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 5th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … Whanganui War Memorial Hall

Wanganui War Memorial Hall

My favourite Modernist architecture is the Whanganui War Memorial Hall. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 4th September 2016
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My favourite modernist building … the Farnsworth House

Farnsworth House

The Farnsworth House in Southern Illinois by architect Ludwig Mies van der  Rohe is for me a clear, quiet statement of Modernist architecture. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on 3rd September 2016
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