October 16, 2014 /
With over 200 works by 18 leading photographers, who have changed the way we view architecture and think about the world we live In, the exhibition Constructing Worlds takes the visitor on a global journey of 20th and 21st century architecture.
October 13, 2014 /
Few architects have retained such an uncompromising style throughout a more than five-decade-long practice, as Richard Meier. His snow-white facades with expansive windows, light-filled interiors, dynamic plays of interlocking geometries and a fine balance of solid and void have become his unmistakable trademarks.
October 09, 2014 /
The temporary nature of pavilions makes them the ideal testing grounds for new, often radical architectural ideas. From Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion to Bernard Tschumi's deconstructivist follies in Parc de la Villette, pavilions can be powerful and clear architectural statements.
October 06, 2014 /
Designed by newcomer architects Anttinen Oiva, Helsinki University's new main library - the largest academic library in Finland - is wedged inbetween dense city blocks in downtown Helsinki.
October 02, 2014 /
The public display of captive animal has always been a debatable issue. How do you balance the ethical obligation to create as accurate a portrayal of their natural habitats as possible with the neccesary need to satisfy the visitor's fundamental demand for entertainment - while ideally creating spectacular structures epitomizing man's position in the divine hiaerchy?