Posts Tagged: spectacle

Us and Theme

If Venice, the Wild West, or Asia can be themes for parks, casinos, or hotels, then why not contemporary architecture? “Theming” has, after all, been a part of architecture for quite some time, as the interesting collection of essays Variations

Us and Theme

If Venice, the Wild West, or Asia can be themes for parks, casinos, or hotels, then why not contemporary architecture? “Theming” has, after all, been a part of architecture for quite some time, as the interesting collection of essays Variations

Under Water

[Originally published in Canadian Architect March 1999] Glass-bottom pool at 1000 Beach Av. Vancouver The swimming pool is an icon of modernism, a veritable symbol of the health and wealth that the modern dream once promised. In North America—especially California—the swimming pool

Under Water

[Originally published in Canadian Architect March 1999] Glass-bottom pool at 1000 Beach Av. Vancouver The swimming pool is an icon of modernism, a veritable symbol of the health and wealth that the modern dream once promised. In North America—especially California—the swimming pool