By Alexander Tzonis
This paintings, winner of the 1992 American Institute of Architects Award, surveys and a part a long time of architectural initiatives in Europe. It starts with the of completion of the 1st commissions embodying the guidelines that sprang out of the exuberant occasions of 1968, and ends with the legitimate unification of Europe. It contributes to modern debates on structure and may be important as a resource reference.
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