While staying as a house guest, a naked Le Corbusier defiled Gray’s minimalist, color-blocked walls that were only restored in 2015.
“We’re in the United States, they can’t tell you to get rid of a dinosaur,” the owner’s attorney said in 2019.
Casa Vicens was Gaudí’s first-ever commission in Barcelona and one of the first buildings of the Art Nouveau movement.
What would happen if Black people had or were currently given the time, space, energy, and funding to build alternative futures?
High-end construction “has prioritized developer profits and design over the possibility of a more affordable and diverse city,” says the open letter.
In conjunction with the new exhibition Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America, the free course creates further space to hear directly from Black designers, scholars, and artists.
Architects and members of neighboring communities have warned since the 150-foot structure was announced that it posed a high risk.
As a tribute to the original design of the Endale Arch, the restoration team left one brick and granite cross vault exposed to display the “detailed craftsmanship put in place over 150 years ago.”
Rather than celebrating the Francoist Hexagon Pavilion, Alvaro Urbano asks whether the lingering ghosts of the dictatorship are simply decaying or actively festering.
The Grand — a complex including a luxury residential tower, movie theater, and upscale retailers — is a billion-dollar gamble at a time when in-person business is in steep decline.
The current renovation of the Wedding Cake House in Providence, Rhode Island, provides an opportunity to consider the beneficial impacts of feminist architecture projects in the US.
The structure, which stretches 1,725 feet across the Lianjiang River in Guangdong Province, has broken a Guinness World Record.