The lost city of Atlanta

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “We really are a tear down city,” says Boyd Coons, executive director of the Atlanta Preservation Center. “It’s not difficult for people to knock down a historic building in Atlanta. In fact, it’s quite easy.” We’re talking in the restored rooms of an 1856 Läs mer…

'Disneyland for adults': John Portman's dizzying interior legacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Atlanta is the future. At least, makers of films and TV series think so, especially those who create visions of times to come. In The Hunger Games, The Walking Dead and Divergent, the city appears, unnamed, as the setting for omnipotent rulers and dark Läs mer…

France’s art deco jewel is reborn to make an even bigger splash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Art France’s art deco jewel is reborn to make an even bigger splash Millions have been to the converted pool in the depressed town of Roubaix since it opened as a museum. Now a major expansion secures its future The main hall Läs mer…

Epic scenes: the biggest arts venue on earth lands in Taiwan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Architecture Kaohsiung, TaiwanBoasting the largest organ in Asia and four theatres, this enormous performing arts venue invites people to exercise, nap and even break into song ‘We wanted it to feel as informal as seeing a performance in a park’ … the National Kaohsiung Läs mer…

Alan Davidson obituary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Other lives Architecture A 2008 visualisation by Alan Davidson’s studio, Hayes Davidson. Photograph: Hayes Davidson My friend Alan Davidson, who has died aged 58 of motor neurone disease, pioneered the art of architectural visualisation, starting with a flirtation with Apple computers on an “in Läs mer…