Monday, April 21, 2014

Cooper Union Building by Thom Mayne

Speaking about town planning, the Cooper Union building by Thom Mayne, which was set at the upper end of Bowery Street, Manhattan, NY, now gives the idea to new forward-looking structures which appear among old-style traditional environment. By the way, the perspective of the street in down-town ends by Frank Gehry skyscraper. More likely it not happen especially, it happen step by step. But wooden personality of NY, of course, was shocked by approach of Thom Mayne.





































Thursday, October 4, 2012

What going on with Zaha Hadid Chanel pavilion now...

Could you imagine that such piece of art could be so abandoned in our time? We have internet access almost everywhere. Any info needs just minutes to reach around the world. And any structure built by ZH is famouse and has a lot fans are crowding nearby.
The one of most inventive temporary buildings sits in Paris a few hundreds meters aside from Notre Dame, fully accessable, and almost has no visitors behind this fence.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

2012 La Biennale di Venezia. The protest of young Spanish architects!


Most impressive event on this 2012 Biennale in Venice. Due to the crisis, five groups of young Spanish architects are performing the image of big crash of architecture in Spain. Here, on these pictures, there no actors. All of them are real succesfull (in the past) talanted architects who have no job at all now.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Fortunately, this year I was able to visit Serpentine pavilion again. I always thought that Serpentine pavilion is the place, which I should visit every year, when I can do it. Sometimes it is very surprisingly, sometimes predictable. This year there are a few things to discuss and may be to argue.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Creativity happens, suddenly...













Sometimes, somewhere.... something interesting always happens.
It could be on your site, for instance.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

CUBE pavilion in Milano spring of 2012





If you visited Milano this spring, you might see very unusual white structure on the left side from Duomo.
Small pavilion sits on top of traditional classic building and looks exactly like UFO's picknick desk.
Really this is a restaurant, very lovely place to observe evening activity on Duomo square together with fantastic Mishlen cuisine.
The project has made by Park Associati for Electrolux, and been finished in 2011.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Wander through Mies van der Rohe pavilion!


We've developed our first one architectural app. for Android. This app. is for free.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.PlanetAlive.WTPavilion095&feature
You can walk through this famouse buildings, watch around, see detailes...
We started with amazing Mies van der Rohe pavilion built in Barcelona in 1929.
Every piece of marble sits exactly on its place, pools, columns, metal window frames...
Just the girl still not ready, sorry))) she will arrive asap!



















Please, load and enjoy this app.!
If you find a minute to write your comments here or on Android Market it would be very usefull for us!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Guggenheim Museum New York - few details






























The normal view of the museum is clean modernist. But this amazing building has some interesting details show to as how complicated was the world of architecture at the time, when this building was created.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Empire State building - view from the top


The first picture shows my first morning in America. becouse of difference of timezones I wake up at 5 o'clock and just wait the moment when the morning light is enough for my first picture.
My first visit I could not help to visit this building. This is the icon, for sure. But the view from it's top is also iconic. Cloudy weather just helps to realise the vertical scale of Manhattan. Yes, it is my personal reflection, I know. A lot of pictures have been made from this position. And different directions of view round about give you almost the same view - chaos of buildings without any order. Propellers by aircondition on the roofs. The mix of building technologies. Easy to imagine the storm of pollutions from this city. Different principles of buildings, different egos. This American dream has been born and built before the crisis. What is the next step of American building industry.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The piece of architecture

























German based architectural bureau Bruckner & Brucner started their practice with small nice pavilion installed far from any habitation in the east part of Bavaria near Tirshenreuth. Actually, nowadays this company still keeps this style very clear.  But this one of the first experience, many years ago, still looks innovative and full of inventions. I can not find the info, but as I have been explained by friends, they built this shelter as diploma project for their own money and at the land where they had have private agreement with the owner.