In a suburban Madrid neighborhood of conventional, anonymous housing blocks, Morphosis devised a typology of porosity to suit the social ideals of this project type.
Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner
Los Angeles, California, USA
On view: July 13, 2008 - October 12, 2008
The exhibition journeys through John Lautner's (1911-94) world of ideas: their genesis, growth, and complex interactions.
The first book by Beijing-based MAD, acclaimed for designs that embrace a new era in Chinese cities and lifestyle. Publisher: Actar
The main body of the Museum Liaunig cuts through a densely wooded, steep-sided embankment, projecting out on both ends, with only a small part of the outstretched building visible. Rather than removing the soil, excavated ground is used to remodel the site.
With its glittering envelope of 8.1 million yellow ceramic tiles the new building is a landmark attraction in the ethnically diverse residential neighborhood of Crown Heights.