1448. Secretariat, Chandigarh















Dear Tim,

"All that remains is the dream, the dream of being free,
the dream of being master of one's destiny"
(Le Corbusier, When the Cathedrals were white)

Regards,
R

1447. Guggenheim Bilbao. Detalle del atrio
















Dear Arantxa,

"One of my greatest influences is the Italian artist Gian
Lorenzo Bernini." (Frank Gehry)

Regards,
R

1446. San Remo, Monastere St. Elie





















Querida Paola,

"El material más resistente en la construcción es el arte"
(Gio Ponti)

Besos,
R

1445. Eduardo Souto Moura





















Querido Manolo,

"El problema actual de la arquitectura consiste en no tener
ninguna limitación, en poder hacer todo lo que se quiera"
(Eduardo Souta de Moura)

Abrazos,
R

PS. Croquis para la Burgo Tower, Oporto.

1444. Lotus-shaped Gandhi Bhawan, Chandigarh














Dear Charles,

"Convenience, subsistence, these are not solutions...
We should have struggled for the conditions of civilization"
(Pierre Jeanneret)

Respectful,
R

1443. Cruz y Ortiz. Museo ICO












Querida Olga,

"No planificamos un libro de estilo. Nuestro trabajo sale del
cine y la literatura que nos gusta. Todo comparte unos valores
asentados por el tiempo. Nos interesa los creadores que hablan
de sus propias experiencias con mucha independencia"
(Antonio Cruz)

Un abrazo,
R

1442. Aarhus Byraadssalen paa Raadhuset














Dear Louis,

"The fundamental factor in architecture is proportion.
Proportion is precisely what makes the old Greek temples
beautiful" (Arne Jacobsen)

Sincerely,
R

1441. Rest Home of Mivtahim. Zichron Yaaqov.















Dear David,

The jury members of the Israel Award declared that this building
provided a rare example of an architecture that synthesizes the
earth and the sky.

Peace,
R

1440. Casa d'abitazione Novo Comum, Como.















Dear Jan,

"Modernism took art and culture by the scruff of the neck
and revolutionized the built environment."
(Dennis Sharp)

Warm regards,
R

1438. Mäntyniemi, Helsinki, Finland
















Dear Osmo,

"My ideas do not progress: they move around like clouds over
the archipelago of the architectural ideas of modernism."
(Reima Pietilä)

Best,
R

1437. Falkoping, Centralstationen















Dear Erik,

"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space"
(Ludwig Mies van der Rohe)

Best,
R

1436. Amsterdam. Amstelstation















Dear Teresa,

"Transparency is not the same as looking straight through a
building: it's not just a physical idea, it's also an intelectual
one" (Helmut Jahn)

Best regards,
R