10 Best Concrete Buildings

For those lovers of concrete architecture, Rowan Moore created a list of the ten best concrete buildings in history for The Guardian, spanning from antiquity to the present.  The list includes such seminal buildings as the Pantheon in Rome; Unite d’Habitation by Le Corbusier (1952); Los Manantiales restaurant in Mexico City by Felix Candela (1958) (above); Bank of London and South America in Buenos Aires, by Clorindo Testa (1966); SESC Pompéia, São Paulo, by Lina Bo Bardi (1986); Portuguese national Pavilion, Expo 98, Losbon, by Alvro Siza (1998); and St John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota, by Marcel Breuer (1961); and Poli House, Coliumo, Chile, by Pezo von Ellrichshausen (2005).
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Bank of London and South America, Buenos Aires, by Clorindo Testa, 1966

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Portuguese National Pavilion, Expo 98, Lisbon, by Álvaro Siza 1998

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St John’s Abbey Church, Collegeville, Minnesota, by Marcel Breuer, 1961

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Poli House, Coliumo, Chile, by Pezo von Ellrichshausen, 2005

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Pantheon, Rome

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SESC Pompéia, São Paulo, by Lina Bo Bardi, 1986

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