MIMOA newsletter #14

Modern Architecture in Venice?

Even if you’ve never been there, you will know the Piazza San Marco, or the Ponte di Rialto from images of films and famous postcards. The city is filled with magical and amazing Basilici, Ponti, Palazzi, Piazzas, Casa, Campi, Canali, Calli, Chiese and Musei. But even in this city, notoriously resistant to change, some unexpected and interesting ‘modern’, ‘contemporary’ and even ‘recent’ projects can be found.Read more >>

Get the exclusive Venice map

MIMOA will be in Venice during the Architecture Biennale, in the weekend of 19-21 September. For this trip we’re currently assembling an exclusive (real time) map of Venice. This map helps you find "great-small-insiders-not-yet-featured-in-mainstream-guides-projects". More >>

Latest additions

Here's a list of projects that have recently been contributed by MIMOA members:

Foundation Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Designed by Oscar Niemeyer in 1950, built 50 years later.

Ibirapuera Auditorium

address: Parque Ibirapuera, 01410-020 Sao Paulo, Brazil
architect: Oscar Niemeyer
contributed by: Adam_Gebrian

Bus Station Casar de Cáceres

a single form that covers everything, roof, interior space, exterior image, structure

Bus Station Casar de Cáceres

address: Avenida Ejido de Abajo s/n, 10190 Casar de Cáceres, Spain
architect: Justo García Rubio
contributed by: Jose_Garcia

Bridge over Canal Grande

The fourth bridge over de Canal Grande in Venice

Bridge over Canal Grande

address: Piazzala Roma, 30135 Venice, Italy
architect: Santiago Calatrava
contributed by: MI_MOA

D - Residential building in La Giudecca

New residential construction in La Giudecca area of Venice

D - Residential building in La Giudecca

address: Calle delle Scuole, 30133 Venice, Italy
architect: Cino Zucchi
contributed by: CZA

Petrol Station

A new island added to the principal cemetery of Venice

San Michele Cemetery Extension

address: San Michele, Venice, Italy
architect: David Chipperfield Architects
contributed by: David_Chipperfield


Composed of undulating walls of reinforced concrete

Centre for Art and Nature

address: Doctor Artero s/n, 22004 Huesca, Spain
architect: Rafael Moneo
contributed by: Jose_Garcia


New student housing on the campus of the University of Utrecht, the Uithof


address: Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 Utrecht, Netherlands
architect: Marlies Rohmer
contributed by: pkrajewski

Sansaburu Kindergarten and Parking

The cladding colours are warm and alive, and they give the nursery school a ludic character

Sansaburu Kindergarten and Parking

address: Calle de Sansaburu 2, 20600 Eibar, Spain
architect: VAUMM
contributed by: vaumm


Latest Guides

MIMOA visitors create and download their personal architecture guide: the Mi guide. Here are some selected Mi guides that other MIMOA-members have been making.


projects: 18
modified: 31 August 2008
created by: Mieke



projects: 18
modified: 28 August 2008
created by: Marius



projects: 16
modified: 31 August 2008
created by: mpontijas

More information

MIMOA is a free user generated Modern Architecture guide with addresses and maps. It provides exactly the information you need to visit and find buildings, bridges, parks, squares, interiors and public art. Everybody can contribute projects to MIMOA, and everybody can create their own personal architecture guide out of all these projects. It is the best source of information for your city trip with all Modern Architecture in one view.

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