The Empire State Building Plane Crash
“Blame someone else and get on with your life.” -Alan Woods The Empire State Building Plane Crash, July 28 1945 -Ernie Sisto (via whocaresaboutarchitecture)
wrapping the whitney
Model for Wrapped Whitney Museum of American Art, Christo and Jeanne-Claude New York, 1967 (via archiveofaffinities)
Architects have a choice when addressing historical sites, either work within the scales, materials, and historical narrative of the place or reject it with contrast. In the case of Il Forte di Fortezza, the tactful renovation of an early 1800’s fort designed by Italian architects Markus Scherer and Walter Dietl, sits somewhere in between. The fort, which is now a cultural venue hosting...