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Old June 23rd, 2017, 10:39 PM   #1241
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Didn't know Niemeyer had buildings outside of Brazil other than the UN Headquarters. Looks a lot like a Unité d'Habitation.
Check out the Communist Party HQ in Paris. Incredible building.

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Surprising how a lot of suburban France looks like communist eastern Europe.
A commieblock's a commieblock wherever it is built, be it Romania, Germany, France or Brazil (regardless even of the kind of political regime).

If you look up the thread "Old commieblock photos" you will see that when they were originally built, Eastern European commieblock districts looked pretty decent and were comparable to their Western counterparts. Sometimes it is indeed impossible to guess which country it's from, when shown such a photo without any info attached to it.
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Old June 26th, 2017, 04:27 PM   #1242
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Il Fungo, Rome, 1957

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Old July 4th, 2017, 07:41 AM   #1243
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15 Horseshoe Road, Old Westbury, NY, USA (1977)
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I'm wondering if is there another similar house built by Jaffe or it's the same that has been changed.
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Old July 7th, 2017, 03:06 AM   #1245
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342 South Patencio Road, Palm Springs, CA, USA (1957)
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Old July 17th, 2017, 09:38 AM   #1246
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9 Truesdale Lake Drive, South Salem, New York, USA (1957)
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Old July 18th, 2017, 04:55 PM   #1247
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Casa La Scala, Portese del Garda, Italy (1956)
Architect: Vittoriano Viganň




Casa 'La Scala'
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Old July 19th, 2017, 09:42 AM   #1248
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the last two are amazing. I knew already Casa la scala, but I've never seen before the other one built in 1957. I'm not sure if it's been renovated, but it looks like it was built yesterday.
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Old July 19th, 2017, 10:21 AM   #1249
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Andrè Lefevre and Jean Aubert - Le gaou Bénat (Village des Fourches, Bormes les Mimosas) built at the end of the fifties. A great example of organic architecture in my opinion.






























I'm not sure if this house was built by the same two architects, but it's in a similar style (and in the same place). I admit that the views it's even more breathtaking than the house in itself (the interiors are average).






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