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A history of cities in 50 buildings – interactive.


Masonry Heaters. Masonry Heaters Also known as masonry stoves, kachelofens, Russian fireplaces, Finnish fireplaces, Swedish stoves, tile stoves, contra-flow fireplaces, radiant fireplaces and mass-storage fireplaces.

Masonry Heaters

Inside, masonry stoves burn hotter than metal wood stoves and their winding maze of flue (baffles) warms the surrounding masonry, which then emits heat for 18 to 24 hours. National Center for Civil and Human Rights / David Rockwell. Architects: David Rockwell Location: Pemberton Place, 121 Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313, USA Area: 53000.0 ft2 Year: 2014 Photographs: Albert Vecerka / ESTO From the architect.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights / David Rockwell

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (“NCCHR”) is an institution that will commemorate the historical struggle for African-American freedom and equality, and will serve as a center for the ongoing study and dialogue for evolving human rights movements across the globe. The goal of the NCCHR is to continue the search for a secure human existence in a way that inspires vigilance and leadership among future generations.

Rockwell Group is designing the NCCHR’s exhibition space in collaboration with director, writer and producer George C. Wolfe and human rights expert Jill Savitt, and is also designing graphics for the lobby, MLK gallery/pre-function area. Norwegian architecture sur Pinterest. Midvale Courtyard House / Bruns Architecture. Architects: Bruns Architecture Location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States Interior Design: MANI & Company Year: 2013 Photographs: Tricia Shay From the architect.

Midvale Courtyard House / Bruns Architecture

Balancing the introverted nature of a courtyard with the bold personality of an extrovert all while managing matters of privacy, this renovation builds on its solid mid-century roots.


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