By Kirsten Kiser, Editor-In-Chief,
We missed the Diller & Scofidio "Blur"
building in Yverdon-les-Bains because of severe weather
conditions, but can tell you that the steel structure is completed
and they are currently installing the fog system.
Continuing "site seeing" and collecting future
Tinguely Museum, Basel (1996)
Vitra Centre, Birsfelden (1993)
Cité Internationale, Lyon (1994)
Opera House, Lyon (1994)
Gare TGV Lyon-St. ExupŽry (1994)
Image courtesy Coop Himmelb(l)au
The future Musée des Confluences in Lyon
Church of Ronchamp (1953)
On the cover a wall painting from Ronchamp
Dominican Monastery of La Tourette at Eveux (1959)
Vulcania, Clermont Ferrand
Completion February 2002
Jean Nouvel restoration (1999)
L'église Sainte-Marie de Sarlat
The VŽsone Museum (Gallo-Roman Museum)
Under construction in Perigueux
Following in several contemporary architect's footsteps, Nouvel,
Calatrava and Piano, we stayed at the outstanding "La Cour des
Loges" hotel in the Renaissance Quarter of Lyon; the largest in
A lot more about the hotel, decorated by artist HervŽ Thibault,
in our future travel section.
Calatrava drawing from the "La Cour des Loges" Golden Guest
The Center Court skylight of the hotel "La Cour des Loges".
"Traboules" (passageways) around the center courtyard unite four
of the most beautiful Renaissance houses.
We always visit the local architecture book shop for
information. If in Lyon don't miss the Librairie Moniteur.
Next stop San Sebastian, Bilbao and Santiago de