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March 28, 2011


Adam Waterford

I can't really tell how these designs were done! I mean, look at those pointed corners, it's perfect! No wonder how these building structures won different awards. While reading your post, I found out that there's quite an issue about winning the awards. I actually don't see the point in fighting over it, 'cause all of the pieces look winners to me!

Barcelona apartments

No wonder his "Cubics" project in Santa Coloma Spain is not presented here: a more "aggressive modernist" building you'll probably need to go to Brasilia to find!

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