Posts Tagged: monument

A Whimsical Water Tower in…Barcelona?

I spotted this fantastic water tower the other day while walking around Poble Nou, Barcelona’s industrial graveyard. Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen (authors of a major public sculpture in this city) could not have done a better job than

A Whimsical Water Tower in…Barcelona?

I spotted this fantastic water tower the other day while walking around Poble Nou, Barcelona’s industrial graveyard. Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen (authors of a major public sculpture in this city) could not have done a better job than

Energy Monument Crisis

Gemasolar concentrated solar power plant, near Fuentes de Andalucía Nuclear power plant in Bavaria The very brightly glowing tower of the upper photograph is situated in the agrarian countryside between Seville and Cordova. Visible from afar thanks to both its height and

Energy Monument Crisis

Gemasolar concentrated solar power plant, near Fuentes de Andalucía Nuclear power plant in Bavaria The very brightly glowing tower of the upper photograph is situated in the agrarian countryside between Seville and Cordova. Visible from afar thanks to both its height and

Monument Ahead: CajaGranada Cultural Centre by Alberto Campo Baeza

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #22] The CajaGranada complex and Genil River seen from beneath the Sierra Nevada highway The Entrance Courtyard / the Elliptical Courtyard Restaurant on top floor of Screen Building Granada, the medieval seat of the Nasrid

Monument Ahead: CajaGranada Cultural Centre by Alberto Campo Baeza

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #22] The CajaGranada complex and Genil River seen from beneath the Sierra Nevada highway The Entrance Courtyard / the Elliptical Courtyard Restaurant on top floor of Screen Building Granada, the medieval seat of the Nasrid

Learning from CajaGranada

CajaGranada Cultural Centre by Alberto Campo Baeza

Learning from CajaGranada

CajaGranada Cultural Centre by Alberto Campo Baeza

Gaudí in Red Alert

“Gaudí en alerta roja” is the title of an online petition currently the source of much debate in Barcelona. Its proponents, a group of luminaries from the local architectural and cultural establishment, argue that Gaudí’s work should be left “alone”

Gaudí in Red Alert

“Gaudí en alerta roja” is the title of an online petition currently the source of much debate in Barcelona. Its proponents, a group of luminaries from the local architectural and cultural establishment, argue that Gaudí’s work should be left “alone”

Lighten-Up in the Mies Pavilion

  The installation by SANAA (Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa) at Barcelona’s Mies van der Rohe Pavilion is simple, subtle, and surprising. And irreverent. A single curved partition out of sheets of transparent acrylic winds around the pavilion’s interior, creating

Lighten-Up in the Mies Pavilion

  The installation by SANAA (Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa) at Barcelona’s Mies van der Rohe Pavilion is simple, subtle, and surprising. And irreverent. A single curved partition out of sheets of transparent acrylic winds around the pavilion’s interior, creating