In light of NOAA's mission to monitor and safeguard the earth, the architects reexamined the traditional relationship between building and landscape - figure and ground.
The Yas Hotel is built over an F1 race circuit. The hotel is made up of two twelve story towers, one being set within the race circuit, and another placed in the Marina itself, physically linked by a sculpted steel monocoque bridge construction that passes above the Formula 1 track.
Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
New York, New York, USA
On view: May 15, 2009 - August 23, 2009
Fifty years after the realization of Frank Lloyd Wright's renowned design the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum celebrates the golden anniversary of its landmark building.
With the transformation of the rooftop of a typical 19th century building, in one of the new hip areas in Berlin, the architects created an atypical and very personal space.
The new roof top appears like a nomadic structure floating above the diverse urban topography of Mexico City.