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 so and if...

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 site only goes...

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 – preservationists and...