BIG, MVRDV, Snøhetta To Merge Together To Form One Giant <i>Transformer</i>
Architects

BIG, MVRDV, Snøhetta To Merge Together To Form One Giant Transformer

Three leading architecture firms BIG, MVRDV and Snøhetta will fully merge together by the end of 2017 to form one giant Transformer.  Having previously competed against each other in numerous design competitions, the firms are now deciding to pool their strengths and robotic bodies together into one giant Super Robot, working together to rule the architectural world. Sources state … Continue reading

Bjarke Ingel’s Serpentine Pavilion To Be Featured On The Great British Bake Off
Architects / Built Work

Bjarke Ingel’s Serpentine Pavilion To Be Featured On The Great British Bake Off

Bjarke Ingels’ Serpentine Pavilion has been confirmed to feature on the popular TV show The Great British Bake Off. The show, which pits amateur bakers against each other, will use the pavilion as a site for a bread-based baking challenge. The challenge will see the entire pavilion go up in flames as it is used … Continue reading

What These Skyscrapers Tell Us About Their Architect’s Dick
Architects / Built Work

What These Skyscrapers Tell Us About Their Architect’s Dick

Skyscraper: Home Insurance Building – Chicago, USA Architect: William Le Baron Jenney What It Says About His Dick: Considered to be the world’s first skyscraper, Jenney’s need to erect what would have been an incredibly tall building at the time suggests that he was desperately using architecture to compensate for his very small dick. Skyscraper: 30 … Continue reading

Robert Venturi Tears Off Latex Mask To Reveal  He Was Denise Scott Brown All Along
Architects

Robert Venturi Tears Off Latex Mask To Reveal He Was Denise Scott Brown All Along

Philadelphia, US – Midway through a speech at his old high school, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Robert Venturi stunned the crowd by peeling off a latex face mask, revealing his true identity – his creative partner and wife, Denise Scott Brown. “Gotcha!” exclaimed Scott Brown. “And I wouldn’t have had to do this if it weren’t … Continue reading

Newly Discovered Letters Reveal Barcelona Pavilion Designed By Mies’ 5 Year Old Nephew
Architects

Newly Discovered Letters Reveal Barcelona Pavilion Designed By Mies’ 5 Year Old Nephew

Chicago, US – A series of letters newly discovered amongst Mies van der Rohe’s archive collection has given more insight into the modernist’s life, including the true designer behind the Barcelona Pavilion – his then 5-year old nephew, Gerald. “Dear Gertie,” Mies wrote, “Little Gerald did the most adorable little drawing today in crayon. I … Continue reading