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Alexandra Lange wrote a brilliant piece on the modernist architect Gunnar Birkerts, who died this week at the age of 92. Birkerts was born in Latvia but fled his home towards the end of WWII as Russian troops entered. After graduating from Technische Hochschule in 1949, Birkerts eventually opened an office in Detroit. His love […]

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The Barcelona Pavilion is one of the greatest and most famous pieces of modernist architecture. It was originally designed for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe but was demolished after the exposition ended. Mies had a series of photographs taken of the building beforehand and thanks to these […]

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An entire article about gold things. Midas would be green with envy. For my 10th birthday, I got a Gameboy Color. I cried when I unwrapped it because a few months prior, my original Gameboy DMG was stolen along with 10 games. I also got a gold cover for it but I’ve yet to find […]

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