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When we talk about grand-scale projects and great architects, we tend to focus first on a magnificent building or an important public complex. Here, we will look at one of the most globally influential and current architects, Sir Norman Foster, and one of his most iconic projects outside his usual…

Good architecture is ageless. At 62, Mexican architect Luis Barragán designed one of his most iconic projects: the “Fountain of Lovers”, located in Los Clubes, in Atizapán, Mexico. This creation, part of a larger project which also includes the San Cristobál Stables and Egerstrom House, was designed by the architect…

With profound admiration, I would like to preface my work with a quote from Mies: “Architecture is the will of the age conceived in spatial terms”. Félix Candela was an erudite who captured space and manipulated it to create emotion in his audience. As a result of the model which…

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is a complex of laboratories in La Jolla, California, on the West Coast of the United States. An international benchmark in the Biology world for many years, it was designed by renowned architect Louis Kahn in the 60s, and possesses a beauty and intentionality…

Villa Savoye is the main architectural project which triggered a new way of looking at architecture in the 20th Century. Thought up and implemented by the legendary Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret), it brought a new meaning to the definition of architecture and its relationship with man. Villa Savoye is…

Enduringly current, it is 75 years since the conception of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, one of the most important works of modern architecture. Wright is one of the most celebrated North American architects and this, his most highly acclaimed work. UNESCO recognise the importance of the building, including it in…