Le Corbusier, architect, Paris – Italian independent artist Stefano Meneghetti from Venice, Italy, with his team, makes the album Cité Radieuse as a tribute to Corb, innovative architect and urban designer
World-famous 20th Century American residence design by US architect Philip Johnson, 1949 – exterior walls are made of glass, a radical departure from houses of the time, inspired by Farnsworth House
In June 1959, the French art dealer and collector Louis Carré moved with his third wife Olga into the house designed by Alvar Aalto in Bazoches-sur-Guyonne, some 40 km southwest of Paris
Frank Lloyd Wright, architect news – Taliesin West desert laboratory, Arizona, USA, closes for public access until the end of March.
Mies van der Rohe architect news – key architecture + designs by this celebrated architect: discussion about furniture from Philip Johnson’s 1930 New York apartment ; Catholic Pastoral Center building in Des Moines, USA, will undergo an extensive $10m renovation.
Oscar Niemeyer, Brazilian architect – South American buildings, photos, Brazilian architecture – Oscar Niemeyer architect, Brasilia, South American building designs.
Design: Mies van der Rohe, architect. A Celebration to Benefit the Farnsworth House at the Matthew Rachman Gallery. The National Trust for Historic Preservation wants to protect this celebrated residence from flooding by raising it on a hydraulic lift during storms.
Walter Gropius Architect – key buildings, Bauhaus founder, Modernist, Photos – 20th Century American architecture, Modern design projects Germany such as Werkbund Exhibition – office & factory, Cologne.
The first residence designed by this architect isn’t protected, and could face the wrecking ball. Owners have listed it for $1 million, hoping a preservation-minded buyer will step up. Architect Philip Johnson won the Pritzker Prize in 1979 and was famous for promoting the Postmodernist style.
Louis Kahn book, out of print for decades: “The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn” to be reissued. The architect explored the ways in which architecture could improve lives and create harmony
Award-winning London architects Carmody Groarke and landscape architect Dan Pearson Studio appointed to rework derelict St Peter’s Seminary, Cardross, an intriguing Modernist building
Deeply interested in architecture, music, and design, Stefano Meneghetti and his friends wanted to name this album La Citè Radieuse out of admiration for Le Corbusier, innovative architect, designer and urban planner
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill architects news – Renewal by HBRA Architects, Chicago, of The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of SOM in 1963. The building is a Modernist masterpiece.
Paul Rudolph’s undiscovered buildings: Eric Wolff has been researching the Modern architect’s Asian works. Scholars refer to them as “seven completed buildings including a couple of villas”
Eero Saarinen architect – buildings photo, 20th C architecture, American designer, New York TWA Terminal – Eero Saarinen designs in the USA
Marcel Breuer architect, USA – Modern architecture, 20th Century US buildings designs, New York – 20thC French & American buildings projects