1551. Willow Tea Rooms, Glasgow, 1904














Dear Alice,

"It's not use going back to yesterday, but I was a different
person then" (Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland)

Best regards,
R

1550. Paimion Parantola













Dear Rafa,

"When I received the commission to design this 
sanatorium I was ill myself and therefore I was able 
to make a few experiments and find out what it is 
really like to be ill" (Alvar Aalto)

R

1549. Madrid. Puerta del Sol















Dear Elena,

"La marquesina es como un caleisdoscopio urbano, una suerte
de faro que nunca se apaga, como tampoco cesa la actividad
en esta plaza" (Antonio Fernandez Alba)

Recuerdos,
R

1548. Jean Prouve. Grenoble, France













Dear Jean,

The picture features a view of the architectural model for the
hall for the Grenoble Fairgrounds. The girders are supported
by columns that Prouve called "taburet" (stools).

Regards,
R

1547. Stockholm: Stadshuset Borgargarden














Mama,

He encontrado esta postal antigua del ayuntamiento de
Estocolmo. Fue escrita y enviada en 1931, solamente 12
años despues de haber sido inaugurado y 86 años antes
de que nosotros lo visitasemos.

Besos,
R

1546. Stockholm Stadsbibliotek















Querido Juan,

"En la cultura egipcia el espacio se pensaba como direccion
e itinerario con pasajes que se reducen a traves de salas,
patios y calles, en continua tension hacia la meta concluyente"
(Erik Gunnar Asplund)

Un abrazo,
R

1545. La Maison Stoclet















Dear Alvaro,

"There are two types of artists: the ones who develop an
idea carefully, sensibly, and systematically,  and the ones
who just hit on the right idea" (Josef Hoffmann)

Best,
R

1544. Moderna Museet, Stockholm















Dear Richard,

"The museum is conceived as a place to recover the 
citizen's self-awareness, through its direct and constant 
contact with Stockholm" (Rafael Moneo)

Regards,
R

1543. Einfamilienhaus in Hellerau





















Dear Walter,

"The simplest form is not always the best, but
the best is always simple" (Heinrich Tessenow)

R

1541. Skogskapellet. The Woodland Chapel





















Mama,

Gracias por venir conmigo a este maravilloso
pais. Fue como un sueño hecho realidad.

Besos,
R

1540. Finlandia-talo, Helsinki















Dear Timo,

"Form must have a content, and that content must 
be linked with nature." (Alvar Aalto)

Best,
R