• Gandharba Roy, Palpara Temple, Kolkata, India, c. 1650 (via roof)

  • Daniel Buren, “Travaux in situ" from Defini Fini Infini at the MaMo Art Center, Marseille, France, 2014

    (Source: ummhello)

  • Esther Kläs, “Champs Élysées” at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, c. 2014 (via mental)

    (via shellypolitik)

  • Johannes Itten, Cubic Composition, 1919 (via archiveofaffinities)

  • Hermann Obrist, Design for a Memorial, 1895 (via grupaok)

    "An energetically shabby Jugendstil premonition of Tatlin’s model monument.”

    (via rosswolfe)

  • Constantin BrancusiMademoiselle Pogany, 1912

    How many representations of aliens have been modeled after this face?

  • Constantin BrancusiPortrait of Eileen Lane, c. 1922

  • Gramazio & Kohler, Structural Oscillations, c. 2014 (via 88floors)

    (via landscapearchitecture)

  • Coll-Barreu Arquitectos, Textured Tower, Bilbao, Spain, 2012

  • Many architects in the world today are competing only for the beauty of the architectural form. Ban-san’s attempt is a counter-punch against these architects, and I think he represents a new model of a ‘socially responsible’ architect.

    —  Toyo Ito, “On the Work of Shigeru Ban,” 2014

  • I’m not the architect to make a shape. My designs are always problem solving.

    —  Shigeru Ban, “On Architecture,” 2014

  • It makes me crazy when people say, ‘Oh, Frank, your architecture is too complicated—it’s overpowering the art.’ I’ve talked to artists, and they’re willing to play.

    —  Frank Gehry, “On Designing Museums,” 2014

  • How can a person imagine this architecture?

    —  Bernard Arnault, “On Seeing the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao,” 2001 (via goldberger)

  • Toyo ItoZa-Koenji Public Theatre, Tokyo, Japan, 2009 (via archalles)

    (via architectureuberalles)

  • Christian de Portzamparc, Cheval Blanc Winery, Saint Emilion, France, 2006-11