Styles change, style doesn’t. Presidents’ wives come and go, architecture stays.
The central speech at the Pritzker Prize ceremony was delivered by the biggest celebrity on Earth – Barack Obama. Yes we can! Die Hollywood and eat your heart MTV!
You don’t find many designers working in the funeral business thinking about more creative ways for you to leave this world…
This is not frozen, ladies & gentlemen. This is a fantastic aria of architectural diva. So enjoy listening.
It’s getting even more interesting and twisted once such a comparison comes from a person with completely different background. Especially if this person is a legendary musician, a flamboyant rock star…
…there are only few others that put the universal harmony and the idea before the egotistical ideological issues. And those are called Maestro. And that is Chipperfield.
How many great people in the world art history are known by their first names only? Think of it. Not too many. Offhand I can recall only four. Leonardo. Raphael. Michelangelo. Zaha.
People still associate word “Architect” with something sacral, elevated above the primitive world issues, above the business greed. People, but not “Lord Foster”.