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Gallery of Fernando Guerra Captures Álvaro Siza’s First Project in China - 19

Gallery of Fernando Guerra Captures Álvaro Siza’s First Project in China - 19

Fernando Guerra Captures Álvaro Siza’s First Project in China,© Fernando Guerra

30ft and 20ft Sound Mirrors at Greatstone - The Sound Mirrors, also known as Acoustic Mirrors, Concrete Dishes or Listening Ears, are large concrete structures built between 1928-30. They were designed to pick up the sound of approaching enemy aircraft. Sound waves were caught in the belly of the mirror and relayed back through microphones and a stethoscope to an operator who raised the alarm. The mirrors effectively gave Britain a fifteen-minute warning of an impending attack.

Denge Sound Mirrors, Lydd, Kent: fine examples of early attempt at an early warning system.

Australian firm Charles Wright Architects used a mixture of precast and in-situ concrete to construct a house that can withstand the most powerful cyclones in northern Queensland

Stamp House that withstands cyclones by Charles Wright Architects

Yacht Club de Monaco / Foster + Partners

Gallery of Yacht Club de Monaco / Foster + Partners - 2

Image 2 of 24 from gallery of Yacht Club de Monaco / Foster + Partners. Photograph by Nigel Young

These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište, Kozara and Kadinjača), or where concentration camps stood (like Jasenovac and Niš). They were designed by different sculptors (Dušan Džamonja, Vojin Bakić, Miodrag Živković, Jordan and Iskra Grabul, to name a few) and architects (Bogdan Bogdanović, Gradimir Medaković...), conveying powerful visual impact to show the…

Yugoslavian Monuments Look Like Relics from an Alien Civilisation: This monument is dedicated to the soldiers who freed the city of Knin, Croatia from the fascists during World War II. (Photo by Jan Kempenaers)

Future projects Residential - Terasa 153 Montenegro, Sanjay Puri Architects

World Building of the Year: the World Architecture Festival Awards 2012

Schools / Binh Duong School, Vo Trong Nghia Architects The World Architecture Festival have just announced the winners of 17 of the awards categories. The Future projects Residential/ Terasa 153 Montenegro, Sanjay Puri Architects

Tanaka Ryohei is one of the most important contemporary etching artist in Japan. Born in 1933 in Takatsuki City (Osaka Prefecture), he studied etching techniques under Foruno Yoshio and began to exhibit in 1966 with the Japanese Print Association, quickly gaining notoriety. His work has always...

Tanaka Ryohei’s Deserted Etchings

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