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

New Zaha Hadid Building To Envelope Southern Hemisphere In Complete Darkness
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New Zaha Hadid Building To Envelope Southern Hemisphere In Complete Darkness

© Getty Images London, UK – Plans for a new building by Zaha Hadid Architects have been unveiled. Set to be the UK’s first building of its type, the building will feature 25,000km² in floor space for public functions, interior circulation, storage, restroom facilities as well as a café. The building will also be Eco-friendly, … Continue reading