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BIG kicks Foster off 2 WTC?

The idea that the developers of the 2 WTC megalith – the last major skyscraper of the World Trade Center rebuild – might send Sir Norman Foster packing delights me. 609 more words


Bregenz on film

Later that day we visited another beautiful city, this time the cultural heart and capital city of Vorarlberg, Bregenz. We were a bit in a hurry to visit the Kunsthaus Museum Bregenz and Vorarlberg Museum. 46 more words


Termas de Valls, de Peter Zumthor

Os traemos hoy una gran obra maestra actual, las alabadísimas y copiadísimas Termas de Valls de Zumthor, un clásico moderno que todos los que hemos estudiado arquitectura hemos visitado en algún momento de nuestra vida. 9 more words

Thinking architecture, feeling landscape V.

Time to finish the autumn blog with some selected sketches from our architectural field trip to Italy, Switzerland, Austria & Liechtenstein. Check other four blogs… 24 more words


The building does not end at the facade

When someone thinks about a building the first image that usually pops up is the façade. But what is really a façade? The simplification that we normally come across is that it’s the main surface seen by the street. 403 more words

Zumthor House, Haldenstein, 2005

Peter Zumthor, Zumthor House, Haldenstein, 2005

Phenomenology versus Conception Part II: Peter and Peter

Following up on the last post, I came across this 2013 article on Architizer which visits the same subject to a certain extent, though with a different player. 539 more words