Tarjetas Postales de Arquitectura Moderna/ Modern Architecture Postcards
1639. Stadsbiblioteket Stockholm
This is an interesting replica of an old postcard dated in
1929. The drawing on the original card was probably made
by Sven Malm and is signed with the word Vulc.
1638. The Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Bldg.
Aqui te mando una postal antigua que muestra el
primer rascacielos moderno del mundo.
Lo aprendimos de tu padre que lo conocía y
1637. The Secretariats of the Government of India, New Delhi
1636. Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove CA
The famous Crystal Cathedral is being renovated and will open its doors by 2019. It will be renamed Christ Cathedral and became the new seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange County.
1635. Lappeenranta. Lauritsalan Kirkko
Lauritsala church in Lappeeranta on the shore of lake
Saimaa in southeastern Finland was designed around the
idea of an equilateral triangle representing the Holy Trinity.
1634. House of Worship. United Church of Rowayton, CT
"The Rowayton Church is a superbly functional unit. Though it is several light years removed from the rigid geometry usually associated with the term "functional", It serves the varied needs of the parish to perfection." (Robert Mutrux, Great New England Churches)
1633. Kalevan kirkko
Tampere will be a nice place to visit one summer. The
Kaleva and Hervanta parishes by the Pietiläs, or the Liehlati
church by Turunen will be a good way to start exploring the
1632. La Pedrera. Casa Milá
"Las casas nuestras tenían pues, algo de campamentos. O
de empresas descubridoras" (Pablo Neruda, Confieso que
1631. Mrs. Thomas H. Gale House
A little house that is considered a forerunner of one of
the most famous and beautiful houses ever built:
Fallingwater in Mill Run.
1630. Kimbell Art Museum. Fort Worth TX
"Design is not making beauty; beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love" (Luis I. Kahn)
"Nothing is more dangerous in architecture as
dealing with separate problems. If we do this we
split the possibilities of making good building art"
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