Monday, August 4, 2008

Herzog & de Meuron....Master piece

Herzog on the controversy over designing buildings for a dictatorship accused of human rights violations: "I know architects who claim they would never even consider building in China. This is a naïve and arrogant position, one that reflects a lack of knowledge of and respect for the incredible cultural achievements this country has continuously provided over the last 5,000 years."
The winning Herzog & de Meuron plan for the new Elbe Philharmoic in the Hafenstadt neighborhood of the German port city of Hamburg. Herzog calls it the "cultural anchor of a new city."
A Herzog & de Meuron design for an extension to London's Tate Modern museum.


do you think you have it? said...

I don't know a whole lot about architecture, but these pictures are beautiful! great blog :)

Tya ilyana said...

thanks.... architecture is my blood!hehe

Nadia & Nadzeem said...

super cool!


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