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Old August 10th, 2015, 09:52 PM   #601
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Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, VA, USA (1971)
Architect: Pier Luigi Nervi



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Old August 22nd, 2015, 03:14 PM   #602
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As Indonesia is never featured on this thread - and only has handful mid-century modern buildings, let's start with one of the national icon

Hotel Indonesia (1962)
Designed by Abel Sorensen and Wendy Becker



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Tropenmuseum. Had see this on Wikimedia Commons, but deleted due to stupid "Freedom of Panorama" concern.


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Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, VA, USA (1971)
Very nice!

Has anyone posted the nearby Hampton Coliseum? It opened a year before the Scope in 1970.


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Old August 26th, 2015, 12:51 AM   #604
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Parliament Building of The Republic of Indonesian (1962)





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Old August 26th, 2015, 03:58 AM   #605
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Don't forget pre-renovation Sarinah (1963-1966), which seen very ugly even for a mid-century building.

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Medan Merdeka, ca 1967-68 - seharusnya foto ini berusia lebih lama dari versi papahnya Alexei Melnik, karena gedung BDN belum di-clad........
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Acknowledgement to Alexei Melnik yang kini memegang hak cipta fotonya
Burned in 1984 (photo Tempo, sadly in low-res only)

Photo by Ali Said. Source: here

Today: moronic building

DSCF0468 by Heru Lesmana Syafei, on Flickr
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National Carillon, Canberra, Australia (1970)
Architects: Cameron Chisholm & Nicol





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Walstrom House, Santa Monica, CA, USA (1969)
Architect: John Lautner










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Imperial Oil Building, Toronto, Canada (1957)
Architect: Alvan Mathers





The design for this building was originally planned to be used for the City Hall. It's now being converted to condos.
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Curutchet House, La Plata, Argentina (1955)
Architect: Le Corbusier





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Carriere Centrale Housing, Casablanca, Morocco (1953)
Architects: Shadrach Woods, George Candilisa








Unfortunately the buildings looks like complete trash today.

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Casa Fernandini, Santa Maria del Mar, Peru (1958)
Architect: Walter Weberhofer








Casa Lercari, Santa Maria del Mar, Peru (1957)
Architect: Walter Weberhofer





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Gandhi Bhawan, Chandigarh, India (1961)
Architect: Pierre Jeanneret




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Central Justice Center, Santa Ana, CA, USA (1968)
Architect: Richard Neutra






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Magic Chef Building, St. Louis, MI, USA (1947)
Architect: Harris Armstrong

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Aida T. Hafley House, Los Angeles, CA, USA (1953)
Architect: Richard Neutra




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H.P. Davis Rockwell House, Chicago, IL, USA (1964)
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would you live in a 100 percent external wall glass?
I wouldn't like
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I'd have no problem
I like the views.
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