"Don’t fight forces, use them."
Richard Buckminster Fuller (via itsquoted)
Antoni Gaudí (Catalan, 1852-1926)
Hotel Attraction, New York City. Concept Drawing for Unbuilt Tower, 1908.
- Top: Gaudi’s Sketches, requested by two New York businessmen for a site that would later become the World Trade Center. The luxurious hotel would have been made of alabaster, glass, and tile, with a sun observatory at the top. When the Twin Towers were destroyed, Gaudi’s concept was proposed again, but has not yet gained wide support.
- Bottom 3: Juan Matemala’s sketches, 1952. The son of one of Gaudi’s close friends and sculptors, Matemala created these sketches based on his memories and findings in Gaudi’s drawings.
WHEN HILLS HIDE ARCHES
Photograph of the north view of the aqueduct at the Zeravshan River, on the outskirts of Samarkand - Uzbekistan
Conversación entre Smiljan Radic, Julia Peyton-Jones y Hans Ulrich Obrist.
Evento realizado el viernes 27 de junio con motivo de la inauguración del Serpentine Pavillion 2014. Más info aquí.