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City Center Renovation by Jean Renaudie Ivry/Seine, France (1969-72)

BLDGSPACE - kisarazu: City Center Renovation by Jean...

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‘During the 1960s and 70s, thousands of monuments commemorating the Second World War – called ‘Spomeniks’ – were built throughout the former Yugoslavia; striking monumental sculptures, with an angular geometry echoing the shapes of flowers, crystals, and macro-views of viruses or DNA. In the 1980s the Spomeniks still attracted millions of visitors from the Eastern bloc; today they are largely neglected and unknown, their symbolism lost and unwanted."

‘During the 1960s and 70s, thousands of monuments commemorating the Second World War – called ‘Spomeniks’ – were built throughout the former Yugoslavia; striking monumental sculptures, with an angular geometry echoing the shapes of flowers, crystals, and macro-views of viruses or DNA. In the 1980s the Spomeniks still attracted millions of visitors from the Eastern bloc; today they are largely neglected and unknown, their symbolism lost and unwanted."

Retronaut - 1960s-1970s: Yugoslav War Memorials

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The Pagoda / Miguel Fisac 1968. The Pagoda stood outside of Madrid for 30 years, but was demolished in 1999.

AD Classics: The Pagoda / Miguel Fisac

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From the Commune Daily tumblr: "We’ve always been fans of Florentine avant-garde architecture collective Superstudio. Founded in the late 60s by two radical young architects, Superstudio pioneered the idea that architectural practice could be conceptual and theoretical, concerned with cultural criticism rather than the production of actual buildings."

Bridges by Swiss engineer Robert Maillart in a book by Swiss Bahuaus typographer Max Bill - 1934

Léon Baille, Hôtel du Belvédère, Cerbère France, 1928-1932

MOMA Stairs by Sergio Vaiani, via Flickr