The Fundación Marcelino Botín was created in 1964 by Marcelino Botín Sanz de Sautuola and his wife, Carmen Yllera, to promote social development in Cantabria. Fifty years later, having kept its primary focus on the region, the Fundación Botín now operates all over Spain and Latin America, contributing to the overall development of society by
Richard Meier talks colour! With an international reputation for white architecture, Meier talks about architectural context, timelessness, universal color, and a black building….
August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961 The son of Eliel Saarinen a Finnish architect known for rational Art Deco, Eero Saarinen signature was a neofuturist internationalism architecture characterized with sweeping curves and abundant glass. Saarinen’s design approach including working with Charles Eames on furniture design. Saarinen was widely applauded during his short career known
This is an important talking point for our industry. I was fortunate to get valuable construction site experience during my University training and besides the knowledge resulted, I learnt about humility and the importance to listen to the contractor building my design with my drawings. There needs to be more practical training on construction sites
“More than a quarter of architecture students in the UK are receiving or have received medical help for mental health problems related to their course. Another quarter feel they may have to seek help in future. Anxiety over the student debts accrued during the seven-year course, and workloads that frequently require all-nighters, were the primary
I have long been fascinated with the work of SITE as innovators in urban design and environmental thinking. I enjoy the challenge that their work brings to the “norm” and the pre-conceived notion that the vast majority hold, of what architecture is or should be. I became aware of their at architecture school when studying
ArchDaily have this amusing article on what it’s really like to be an Architect…
…I can relate to them all but of the 26 listed, number 17 strikes home for me at the moment!
I think it is to be expected that the impact of leaving the EU will hit the Architecture profession and the Construction industry. As we saw the world recession, it’s not just the direct impact that needs to be understood and managed but it’s the uncertainty and lack of confidence throughout all the aspects of the process that will have an immediate impact.
I question whether those voting to leave the EU really considered anything except the headline messaging…the report below provides the data and polls.
BBC News Le Corbusier recognition