City of Arts and Science Valencia Building

The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia design by Santiago Calatrava architect, inaugurated eight years ago, is falling apart and authorities have said they will sue the architect responsible. Chunks of the mosaic façade of the centerpiece opera house fell off in high winds and authorities were forced cancel Christmas performances and to close the building to the public until further notice.

Hanomag U-Boat Hall Hannover Building

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Conversion of the Hanomag ‘U-Boat Hall’, Hannover, north Germany, into a RS+Yellow Furniture Outlet by BOLLES+WILSON. There is today an enormous potential in the re-scripting of grand industrial spaces, survivors from an epoch that had less trouble expressing itself and its mechanical or technical potency than our current mean and exploitative ‘global shopping-centre-culture’.

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