A Short History of the Highrise: Part 4 @thenfb @katciz
A Short History of the Highrise: Part 3
A Short History of the Highrise: Part 2
A Short History of the Highrise: Part 1 @thenfb @katciz
"I don’t believe an architect can be of any use." - caretaker of Auguste Perret designed 25 Bis #expoperret
More happy customers … clients sing the praises of @BjarkeIngels
Videomapping on OMA’s De Rotterdam: “Project A15” promoting electric car use on nearby A15 motorway.
Kolkata Museum of Modern Art by Herzog & de Meuron, including a “culture city”, begins construction. #ArtandArchitecture
Saturday morning headache … Peter Eisenman and Jacques Herzog discuss/dialogue/debate.
My Banal Neighborhood: “What’s with all these crappy little parks?” Martin Pedersen, @MetropolisMag Executive Editor on the plaza bonus system, “Let’s put it this way, that ain’t the Seagrams Building.”
Moving short film on Johannesburg’s 54 storey Ponte Tower, which encapsulates the story of apartheid.
Malta’s 20-storey outdoor lift was designed to look “like an old building”.
Swedish shopping centre’s colourful entrances are designed to “drag people inside”.
"We tried to humanize the skyscraper, to better connect with people", architect Wong Mun Summ of WOHA.