Casa de Vidro
São Paulo, Brasil

Casa de Vidro was designed and built by Italian architect Lina Bo Bardi on the outskirts of São Paulo between 1950-1951. It is the architect’s first project in Brazil, as the home for her and her husband, Pietro Maria Bardi. The main living space is lined with floor-to-ceiling glass and raised on stilts to accomodate the sloping site, with views across the city of São Paulo when built. The house if maintained by the Instituto Bardi and is free to visit.

Photographed in June 2015

Turn End
Haddenham, England 

Turn End is one of three houses designed and built in the 1960s by architect Peter Aldington in the village of Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. The three houses received a Royal Institute of British Architects Award for Architecture in 1970 and were listed at Grade II* in 2006.

Photographed in August 2019

Lagoa da Pampulha
Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Pampulha, on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte, is a collection of modernist buildings created by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. Around the Pampulha artificial lake, Niemeyer designed a casino, a church, a ballroom, a club and hotel, which opened in May 1943.

Photographed in June 2015

Jian Wei Lim
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