In June 1959, the French art dealer and collector Louis Carré moved with his third wife Olga into the house designed by Alvar Aalto in Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, some 40 km southwest of Paris.
Bauhaus Architecture in Celle, Lower Saxony: with over 490 colourful half-timbered houses, Celle presents the largest compact ensemble of its kind in Europe and is one of the most splendid towns in Germany.
Reflection on Bernat Klein CBE Hon FRIAS, textile designer, one of the most notable Scottish architectural clients of the 20th Century – info & photos of Bernat Klein Studio, Selkirk building, Scottish Borders.
RIBA Award for £21.5 million expansion of Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. The building design is by Stirling Prize-winning architect Stanton Williams.
Rowan Moore discusses “one of the best British architects of the 20th century”, yet largely unknown around the world: “His buildings are adventurous but poised; lucid, brave in conception and considered in their detail.”
The most influential school of art and design of the 20th century: Bauhaus Beginnings at Getty Research Institute examines founding principles of the landmark institution on its 100th anniversary.
Documentation Centre of Everyday Culture of the GDR in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg, presents special exhibition “Shaping everyday life! – Bauhaus Modernism in the GDR” examining reception of Bauhaus in the GDR.
At the occasion of the company’s 200th anniversary, Eva Marguerre and Marcel Besau created a special version of the famous Thonet Coffee House Chair 214.
Designed by Kaplan Thompson Architects The Blackwood House shape itself is relatively simple, but the combination of weathering steel, fiber cement board, and black stained cedar on the exterior create a complex textile pattern.
The Guardian run an article on this derelict Brutalist building. New photos of derelict St Peter’s Seminary, Cardross, an intriguing Modernist building by Scottish architects Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, to be transformed into an arts venue and heritage destination, with a restoration grant from The Getty Foundation.
Grandly austere with its concrete facade, Brutalist Boston City Hall features several playful gestures, including its gravity-defying mayor’s office that hovers over the main entrance plaza and a profusion of outsized classical dentils: 50th anniversary & building renewal news
Petra island is an 11-acre private island on Lake Mahopac, 50 miles north of New York City, USA. Its two properties – with designs by architect Frank Lloyd Wright – are on sale for under $13 million. Rooftop helipad and a large interior rock feature!
Saving this building design by architect Oscar Niemeyer: In 1962 this celebrated Brazilian architect flew in a helicopter over the outskirts of Tripoli, Lebanon. After two circuits over the city he had decided the best location for the fair.
Designed by Groupe3Architectes the new Guelmim Airport is located in an existing military infrastructure located 3km north of the city of Guelmim in the south of Morocco.