The Linked Hybrid complex in Beijing aims to counter the current privatized urban developments in China by creating a twenty-first century porous urban space - inviting and open to the public from every side.
Greg Lynn: Fountain of Toys
Los Angeles, California, USA
On view: May 21, 2010 - September 26, 2010
Fountain of Toys, the new sculptural work by Los Angeles-based architect Greg Lynn, is sited in the Museum's outdoor courtyard.
The Barnes Foundation building was conceived as a "Gallery in a Garden, Garden in a Gallery."
The Centre Pompidou-Metz will act as the driving force behind the urban renovation of a 50 hectare area formerly occupied by a freight railway station dating from the German annexation, a fair ground, and a Gallo-Roman amphitheatre seating 25,000.
The main entrance of New World Center is set in a soaring, 80-foot-high glass curtain wall on the east facade, providing uninterrupted views of the skylit main atrium and the dramatic, tumbling forms of the interior spaces beyond.