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AD Classics: Viipuri Library / Alvar Aalto

07:00 - 18 May, 2015
AD Classics: Viipuri Library / Alvar Aalto, © Denis Esakov
© Denis Esakov

Despite being one of the seminal works of modern Scandinavian architecture, Alvar Aalto’s Viipuri Library languished in relative obscurity for three-quarters of a century until its media breakthrough in late 2014. Its receipt of the World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize for a recent renovation was covered by news outlets around the world, bringing the 1935 building previously unseen levels of attention and scrutiny.

This renaissance is nothing less than extraordinary. Abandoned for over a decade and allowed to fall into complete disrepair, the building was once so forgotten that many believed it had actually been demolished. [1] For decades, architects studied Aalto’s project only in drawings and prewar black-and-white photographs, not knowing whether the original was still standing, and if it was, how it was being used. Its transformation from modern icon to deserted relic to architectural classic is a tale of political intrigue, warfare, and the perseverance of a dedicated few who saved the building from ruin.

© Denis Esakov © Denis Esakov © Denis Esakov © Denis Esakov +44

Davis House / Sharon Davis Design

20:00 - 15 May, 2015
Davis House  / Sharon Davis Design, © Elizabeth Felicella
© Elizabeth Felicella

© Elizabeth Felicella © Elizabeth Felicella © Elizabeth Felicella © Elizabeth Felicella +22

Haydon School Activity Hall / Nick Baker Architects

16:00 - 13 May, 2015
Haydon School Activity Hall / Nick Baker Architects, © Hamish Park
© Hamish Park
  • Architects

  • Location

    Haydon School, Wiltshire Lane, Pinner, Greater London HA5 2LX, UK
  • Area

    1090.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Hamish Park © Hamish Park © Hamish Park © Hamish Park +30

Extrude / studio GAON

20:00 - 12 May, 2015
Extrude / studio GAON, © Young-chae Park
© Young-chae Park
  • Architects

  • Location

    Hanam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
  • Architects in Charge

    Hyoungnam Lim, Eunjoo Roh
  • Area

    70.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Young-chae Park © Young-chae Park © Young-chae Park © Young-chae Park +28

RSC Residence / Jacobsen Arquitetura

12:00 - 11 May, 2015
RSC Residence / Jacobsen Arquitetura, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto Feliz, Porto Feliz - SP, Brasil
  • Project Architects

    Paulo Jacobsen e Bernardo Jacobsen
  • Coordinator

    Jaime Cunha Jr.
  • Team

    Edgar Murata, Christian Rojas, Rafael Zampini.
  • Project Area

    1160.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Impact Hub Belgrade / URED architecture studio

02:00 - 11 May, 2015
Impact Hub Belgrade  / URED architecture studio, © Relja Ivanić
© Relja Ivanić
  • Architects

  • Location

    21 Makedonska, Beograd, Serbia
  • Architects in Charge

    Bojana Marković, Nikola Milanović, David Bilobrk, Ivana Jevremović, Hristina Stojanović
  • Area

    500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Relja Ivanić © Relja Ivanić © Relja Ivanić © Relja Ivanić +28

Fine Arts Museum of Asturias / Francisco Mangado

21:00 - 10 May, 2015
Fine Arts Museum of Asturias / Francisco Mangado, © Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

© Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute +23

Brazil Pavilion – Milan Expo 2015 / Studio Arthur Casas + Atelier Marko Brajovic

14:00 - 7 May, 2015
Brazil Pavilion – Milan Expo 2015 / Studio Arthur Casas + Atelier Marko Brajovic, © Filippo Poli
© Filippo Poli
  • Architects

  • Location

    Ingresso EXpo, Via Giorgio Stephenson, 107, 20157 Milano, Italy
  • Architecture Author

    Arthur Casas
  • Architecture Co-authors

    Alexandra Kayat, Gabriel Ranieri, Alessandra Mattar, Eduardo Mikowski, Nara Telles, Pedro Ribeiro and Raul Cano
  • Architecture Project Coordination

    Alexandra Kayat
  • Architecture Co-author and interior design coordination

    Renata Adoni
  • Architecture Studio director

    Marilia Pellegrini
  • Architecture Collaborators

    Arnault Weber, Rodrigo Tamburus, Fernanda Müller, Daniel Vianna and Juliana Matalon.
  • Area

    3674.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

    Filippo Poli, Courtesy of Atelier Marko Brajovic, Raphael Azevedo França

© Filippo Poli © Filippo Poli © Filippo Poli © Filippo Poli +47

Dune House / Marc Koehler Architects

06:00 - 4 May, 2015
Dune House / Marc Koehler Architects, © Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin +18

Cabin at Femunden / Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter

03:00 - 4 May, 2015
Cabin at Femunden / Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter, © Frontal Media
© Frontal Media

© Tom Gustavsen © Tom Gustavsen © Tom Gustavsen © Tom Gustavsen +24

Rakafot School’s Grounds / BO-Landscape Architects

03:00 - 2 May, 2015
Rakafot School’s Grounds / BO-Landscape Architects, © Amit Haas
© Amit Haas

© Amit Haas © Amit Haas © Amit Haas © Amit Haas +12

CIM - Mouraria Creative Hub / DNSJ.arq

09:00 - 1 May, 2015
CIM - Mouraria Creative Hub / DNSJ.arq, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua dos Lagares 24, 1100-300 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Nuno simões
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +45

City of London Freemen’s School / Hawkins\Brown

06:00 - 1 May, 2015
City of London Freemen’s School  / Hawkins\Brown , © Tim Crocker
© Tim Crocker

© Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker +31

Mixed Use 107 Apartement Units / Nunc Architectes

04:00 - 1 May, 2015
Mixed Use 107 Apartement Units / Nunc Architectes, © Luc Boegly
© Luc Boegly
  • Architects

  • Location

    122 Rue des Poissonniers, 75018 Paris, France
  • Design Team

    Emilie Faivre, Adrienne Fabre, Guillaume Zilio, Pierre Beout, Julie Bourdin, Vincent Rey-Millet, Anne-Emanuelle Metivier, Melanie Passot, Julien Perrot, Marion Piot, Pauline Scherrer
  • Area

    7340.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly © Luc Boegly +34

NINO Restaurant / Jassim Alshehab Architects

03:00 - 1 May, 2015
NINO Restaurant / Jassim Alshehab Architects, © Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

© Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido +11

D House / Paz Gersh Architects

23:00 - 30 April, 2015
D House / Paz Gersh Architects, © Oded Smadar
© Oded Smadar

© Oded Smadar © Oded Smadar © Oded Smadar © Oded Smadar +17

Filler Residence / PIQUE

18:00 - 30 April, 2015
Filler Residence / PIQUE, © Alan Brandt
© Alan Brandt
  • Architects

  • Location

    Bend, OR, USA
  • Contractor

    High Timber Construction
  • Area

    4845.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Alan Brandt © Alan Brandt © Alan Brandt © Alan Brandt +18

House in Crozon / Agence d'architecture Pierre-Yves Le Goaziou

16:00 - 30 April, 2015
House in Crozon / Agence d'architecture Pierre-Yves Le Goaziou, © Pascal Léopold
© Pascal Léopold

© Pascal Léopold © Pascal Léopold © Pascal Léopold © Pascal Léopold +38