Archive for the category Places

Elsässertor II Commercial Building – Basel

31-05-09

Elsässertor II Commercial Building - Basel

We did not expect to see another Herzog & De Meuron building in Basel, as it was not listed in our guide being still under construction in August 2005.

La Ola – Sculpture

27-05-09

La Ola - Sculpture

This irregular black diamond-shaped sculpture in la Plaça dels Angels clashed interestingly with the white geometric facade of the wonderful Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art.

Célestins Square and Parking – Lyon

06-05-09

Célestins Square and Parking- Lyon

An inverted periscope is part of this wonderful square renewal in Lyon.

Park Kolonnaden – Berlin

19-04-09

Park Kolonnaden - Berlin

Even if this complex featuring offices, retailing spaces and apartments is quite bland, the empty space between contiguous buildings is metaphysical enough to result inspiring.

Mortuary and Cemetery – Munich

10-04-09

Mortuary and Cemetery - Munich

Actually located in a Munich suburb, this mortuary looks lost amid country-like silence and solitude, in complete coherence with its function.


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