1662. Finlandia Talo















Dear Sam,

"Even the smallest daily chore can be humanized with the
harmony of culture" (Alvar Aalto)

Sincerely,
R

1661. Torre del Oro y Torre Sevilla















Querida Jose,

"Veo a mis edificios como miembros de la ciudad y al diseñarlos
intento que sean ciudadanos contribuyentes y responsables"
(César Pelli)

Un abrazo,
R

1660. International Fair of Thessaloniki
















Dear Helena,

The Hellenic Tourist Organization (HTO) Pavilion is shown
in this postcard beyond the lonely tree in the middle of the picture.
This was the first built architectural manifesto of great architect
Aris Konstantinidis.

Sincerely,
R

1659. Tampere Fire Station















Dear Aino,

This fantastic building was designed and built in1907 by an
authentic pioneer: Olivia Mathilda (Wivi) Lönn. She was the
first Finnish female architect to have started her own office in
1898 in her country.

Respectful,
R

1658. Herning. Den ny Svømmehal. Brændgårdvej
















Dear Arne,

"I do not want to be addicted to the right angle. I deal with lots
of imbalances in my buildings" (Anton Christensen)

Regards,
R

1656. Empresa Nacional de Luz y Fuerza, Managua















Querido Walter,

Este edificio es una de las joyas de la arquitectura moderna
nicaragüense por su limpieza de lineas, su rotundidad y
severidad y por su forma elegante y ágil de llegar al suelo.
A pesar de su aparente fragilidad resistió sin problemas el
fuerte terremoto de 1972.

Un abrazo,
R

1655. Messe Turm, Frankfurt





















Dear Jan,

"Creativity has more to do with the elimination of
the inessential than with inventing something new"
(Helmut Jahn)

Best regards,
R

1654. Majolikahaus, Wien 6





















Dear Walter,

"The details are not the details. They make the design"
(Charles Eames)

Sincerely,
R