The new Parish Church, located in Foligno, Umbria, is a monolith of pure geometry.
This year's pavilion is the 11th commission in the Gallery's annual series. It is Zumthor's first completed building in the UK and includes a specially created garden by the influential Dutch designer Piet Oudolf.
Much of today's Plaza de España and the cargo docks of the Muelle de Enlace is reclaimed land anchored in the steep drop of the Atlantic Coast. Anything that is constructed there is essentially an additional crust, a new layer superimposed on what is for the most part landfill.
The competition for the Munch Area in the Bjorvika neighborhood involved an opportunity to develop a complete city fragment, with the Munch Museum as the focus, in an enclave soon due to become essential for Oslo's life and image.
The original building of the Chopo Museum is a product of late 19th century technology. The structure was manufactured just before the turn of the century in Oberhausen, Germany, as a pavilion for an exhibition on industry and art in Düsseldorf.