"Don Draper Can Suck It" →
I can completely see where Brown is getting at here and it has occured to me at points whether architects nowerdays are more interested in selling their buildings rather than creating space which will benfit or improve public life.
Mies van der Rohe was a big jerk. →
…not something you hear an architect say every day
The Vietnam Memorial
REMEMBER The Silent Memorial A memorial: An object of wonder, sorrow, love…remembrance - is it any wonder that we hold them at a level of sacredness? And yet, how can the Vietnam Memorial an object which forces people to remember such a painful and controversial event cause so many to flock to it? Designed by an architecture student, Maya Lin, the memorial initially caused huge outrage...
The Royal Festival Hall
The Festival of Britain and the Royal Festival Hall At its heart it was a place for public space. After the Second World War in 1945 it was decided that the British public needed a space to recover and celebrate together as a nation. It was conceived in the hope of encouraging the British public’s participation in the sciences and the arts. Located on the South Bank of London, like its...