“A building is alive, like a man. Its integrity is to follow its own truth, its one single theme, and to serve its own single purpose.”
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A giant sky mirror, the sail-shaped W hotel has an ever-changing look, depending on the light of the day.
Barcelona. Museu Blau
A triangular mass of dark-blue concrete split in places to reveal reflective glass planes, Museu Blau is a presence hard to ignore.
Bilbao. The Guggenheim
Since it opened, more than 20 years ago, the Guggenheim has held over one hundred exhibitions and received over ten million visitors. And it is something pretty unique. It is iconic for vanguard architecture and stands out as a symbol of how a city can re-invent itself. Today the Bilbao or Guggenheim effect means heavy cultural investment thatContinue reading “Bilbao. The Guggenheim”