A man who knows!!!

"Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself."
Samuel Butler

Thursday, 2 June 2011

Renzo Piano.

The Scientific Architect - Devoted to understanding the culture and socio economic condition of the context and people he is building for and in, for example the Jean Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center - is devoted to the cultural origins and search for identity of the native Kanak people of New Caledonia and the South Pacific, the layout is made up of 3 villages based on the traditional Kanak village.

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Frank Gehry.

Art vs science in the interpretation of reality into building. The Guggenheim museum Bilboa is an artistic, irrational, emotional expression of the architect to his surroundings, it is a modern masterpeice of its time.