Modern Architecture

Modernist Architecture Icon Ralph Rapson dies

A giant of Modern Architecture has died. Ralph Rapson designed a lot of important structures, including the Greenbelt House and the Guthrie Theater in Minnesota. A true icon of the form.   Tom Wallace / Star TribuneRest in peace. And thanks for the buildings. 

Contemporary, Modern and Classic architecture mix?

Not so sure I agree with the blog author on the post here aboue modern houses in old neighborhoods, and how new architecture should mix. I do, however, respect the opinion and love the debate. Personally, I like a bold statement in an old neighborhood, especially if it’s meant to be...

Speaking of amazing architecture in Dubai…

This will be the last post about Modern architecture today, I promise. As you might be able to tell, I’m a bit of a biulding nut. I wrote below, in the post about IBM building 25, about the U.S., and the world, lagging behind Abu Dabhi in architectural innovation, and this...

New Hope for IBM’s Building 25?

I linked to the San Jose Mercury News yesterday about the suspicious fire that burned IBM’s famous Building 25 in Silicon Valley. Here’s an update. Despite the looming infringement of a Lowe’s Big Box being built next door, or on the site itself – depending on which side you listen to...