The San Cataldo Metropolitan Cemetery, designed by Aldo Rossi, integrates a design built by the architect Cesare Costa between 1858 and 1876 with a very modern building designed by the…Continue reading
The 1970s was a study in contradiction: austerity and decadence, drab earth tones and campy colors, nature-loving hippiedom, and high-tech futurism. Architecture in the 70s began as a continuation of styles created by such architects as Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
The Brion Cemetery (1968–1978) in San Vito d’Altivole near Treviso, Italy, is a masterpiece of modernist architecture. Designed by Carlo Scarpa, the project establishes a contrasting narrative. Subtly, the project reveals…Continue reading
Over fifty years after completion, the John Hancock Center, designed by American architecture firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill, has established itself as one of the world’s most recognized skyscrapers and…Continue reading
In 1973 Agustín Hernández Navarro completed the house for her sister Amalia Hernández who was a dancer, choreographer and the founder of the Ballet Folklórico de México. The architect demonstrates…Continue reading
In 1975, Sverre Fehn completed the Skådalen School for children with hearing impairment that was comprised of dormitories, administration buildings, a sports hall as well as the school classrooms. The…Continue reading
In 1978 Frank Gehry built his first Santa Monica House after surveying a gambrel-roofed Dutch Colonial bungalow. Before the acquisition, he made a list of the property’s pros and cons….Continue reading