Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion

The Barcelona Pavilion is a work of artful simplicity that is emblematic of the modernist movement. It has been exhaustively studied and interpreted as well as having inspired the oeuvre of several generations of...

Light, nature and geometry — the genius of Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí, one of the most famous figures of Catalan culture and world architecture, spent over 40 years designing the Temple of the Sagrada Familia. Architecture Gaudí’s conception of the Sagrada Familia was based on the traditions of Gothic and Byzantine cathedrals....

Ai Weiwei: Tree at TATE Modern

A monumental sculpture consisting of parts of trees gathered from across Ai Weiwei native China at the TATE Modern until Aug.15th Tree 2010 by conceptual Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is made from numerous dry branches,...

Zaha Hadid’s MAXXI

The project for the building devoted to the national centre for the contemporary art and architecture was selected following a two-part international competition launched by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage in 1998. The winning design...

‘Nomadic House’ by Sou Fujimoto at Les Jardins des Tuileries

Japan's Sou Fujimoto striking plant-infused installation at the FIAC art fair located in the Jardins des Tuileries. Many Small Cubes is composed of metal boxes filled with plants and trees. At night, the floating cubes light up in a...

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