All posts filed under “Arts

Rarig Center

RARIG CENTER | Minneapolis

LOCATION: 330 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455 ARCHITECT: Ralph Rapson DATES: 1972 Site Visit(s): Thurs Oct 2, 2014 ________________________________________

Schule für Gestaltung

SCHULE FÜR GESTALTUNG | Basel

LOCATION: Vogelsangstrasse 15, 4058 Basel, Switzerland ARCHITECT: Hermann Baur, Hans Peter Baur, Franz Bräuning, Arthur Dürig DATES: 1956-1961 NOTES: The “School for Design” Site Visit: Weds Aug 13 2014 ____________________________________ Originally the school’s gymnasium, the elegant pleated roof now shelters the school’s dining hall. RELEVANT […]

Praça das Artes

PRAÇA DAS ARTES | São Paulo

LOCATION: Rua Conselheiro Crispiniano, São Paulo, Brazil ARCHITECT: Brasil Arquitetura DATES: 2012 NOTES: Site Visit: Tues Apr 2 2014 _________________________ Though this project was “completed” in 2012 (as further supported by the glossy final project shots published on various architecture blogs) there’s a strange limbo […]

Paço das Artes

PAÇO DAS ARTES | São Paulo

LOCATION: Avenida da Universidade, 1, Cidade Universitária, São Paulo – SP, 05508-040, Brazil ARCHITECT: unknown DATES: 1970 NOTES: Construction was halted midway through the project due to insufficient funds; as a result unfinished portions of the building flank it. Site Visit: Fri Mar 28 2014 […]

Galeria Leme

NOVO GALERIA LEME | São Paulo

LOCATION: Av Valdemar Ferreira, 130, Sao Paulo – SP, Brazil ARCHITECT: Paulo Mendes da Rocha & Metro Arquitetos DATES: 2011 NOTES: This project is a reconstruction a 2004 structure of the same program built just two blocks away. The original gallery was demolished in late 2011. Site […]

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MuBE – MUSEU BRASILEIRO DA ESCULTURA | São Paulo

LOCATION: Avenida Europa, 218, Jardins, São Paulo – SP, Brazil ARCHITECT: Paulo Mendes Da Rocha / Burle Marx – Gardens DATES: 1986-1995 NOTES: Site Visit(s): Sun Mar 16, Tues 18 2014  ________________________ Sited in the heavily residential Jardins Paulista neighborhood, this late Paulo Mendes da Rocha […]

Royal National Theatre

ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE | London

LOCATION: London, England UK [51° 30′ 25.56″ N, 0° 6′ 50.76″ W] ARCHITECT: Denys Lasdun // Haworth Tompkins Ltd DATES: Opened 1976 // 2008-current NOTES: Grade II Listed (1994) Site Visit(s): Mon Feb 03, Tues 04 (Backstage Tour), Weds 12, Thurs 20 (Meeting w/ Paddy Dillon), Thurs 27, Sat Mar 01, Sun […]

Barbican

BARBICAN CENTRE | London

LOCATION: Silk St, London, United Kingdom ARCHITECTS: Chamberlin, Powell and Bon DATES: 1965-1970 NOTES: Grade II Listed in 2001 // Mid 1990s cosmetic upgrades by Petagram (Theo Crosby); 2005-2006 refurbishment, with some alterations to clarify circulation, by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Site Visit(s): Tues Feb 11th, […]

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HAYWARD GALLERY | London

LOCATION: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London, United Kingdom ARCHITECT: Greater London Council Architect’s Dept. (Norman Engleback with Warren Chalk & Ron Herron) DATES: 1965-1968 NOTES: Building is not listed, but was added in 2011 to the World Monuments Fund “Protected List”. Site Visit(s): Mon Feb 3, Tues […]