London: Generator of Architectural Impulses for the Modern World?

London: Generator of Architectural Impulses for the Modern World?

‘The people did not like St Paul’s. They were against the Eiffel Tower. They liked neither the Sydney Opera House nor the Centre Pompidou. But today, millions of photos of these buildings are sent around the world via e-mail and by phone.’ (Jan Kaplicky, Future Systems) Read
The Art of Quintessence

The Art of Quintessence

Sanktjohanser's furniture embodies the principle of sophisticated reduction.
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Piling Them High: Why Architects Are Rediscovering the Humble Brick

Piling Them High: Why Architects Are Rediscovering the Humble Brick

Bricks in contemporary architecture may well be saddled with a reputation for retrograde traditionalism – after all, the oldest discovered bricks date from before 7500 BC. For some, they conjure up images of architecturally unimaginative housing estates, but today, many forward-looking architects can’t get enough of the humble brick.
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