A vintage view of the Radiohuset's trapezoid concert hall
on Julius Thonsens Gade in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen.
The concert hall was designed to accommodate 1200 people and features an impressive pipe organ built in 1946.
The Palace of Culture in Saint Petersburg (former Leningrad) was a Constructivist project built to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917. From 1933 it was named after
writer Maxim Gorky and is able to accommodate
"Woodland Cabins (1929). The woodland cabins served as
accommodation for patients in the final phase of their
rehabilitation and were set amidst the estate's wooded
expanses. They were built by the patients themselves to a
design by Duiker" (Sanatorium Zonnestraal, 2010, Rotterdam)
The architecture from Faroe Island has a strong
influence from both Norwegian and Danish architecture.
This modern church is able to accommodate about 500
people and follows well the traditional Faroese's
architectural spirit of balancing a strong sense of
community with a unique touch of individualism.
The former Lenin Museum, today The Uzbekistan History
Museum, is a unique example of Soviet architecture shaped
by a local architectural feature as the traditional Uzbek sunscreens.
The commercial building for the former PTT (Swiss Federal Post, Telegraph, and Telephone Authority) is a very dogmatist building by Karl Moser and Robert Curjel. Moser was one of the "fathers of Modernism" and a teacher at the ETH Zurich where he became an important mentor to younger generations of architects.
This is an original card printed in 1947 that shows directions to the famous VDL house. When Neutra's office went up for sale he gave away this card to help potential clients and buyers finding the house.