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Innovation Center UC: A Brutalist wonderland boasting of energy efficiency

Going down the history lane of architecture, the so-called Brutalist movement took wings during the decades between the 50's and the 70's - with architectural works vaunting their totalitarian 'fortress' like facades with exposed concrete and imposing sense of scale. Well, it seems the Brutalist trends are back in vogue, as is evident from Chilean firm…

The 10 oldest continuously inhabited cities in Eurasia

History has been witness to both - great settlements that have fallen due to the slightest of chances and magnificent urban centers that have emerged against all odds. In spite of such seemingly capricious endeavors, there are some extraordinary precedents of cities around the world that have seemingly stood the proverbial test of time. (more…)