Tuesday, April 16, 2019

1745. Palacio de Festivales, Santander, Cantabria





















Querido Paco,

"La arquitectura debe ser hermosa aunque no funcione; capaz de
conmover aunque tenga goteras" (Francisco J. Saenz de Oiza)

Un abrazo,
R

Friday, April 12, 2019

1744. Copenhagen. Bellevue Bathing Beach















Dear Kjeld,

This is a vintage postcard featuring one of the two curved kiosks
sided with sheet metal decorated with colorful advertisings Arne
Jacobsen designed at Bellevue bathing beach.

Sincerely,
R

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

1743. Stockholmutställningen 1930 Parkrestauranten















Dear Peter,

"Asplund found a direct path to nature and its world of forms"
(Alvar Aalto)

Sincerely,
R

Friday, April 5, 2019

1742. Equitable Building, Chicago





















Dear John,

“Natalie de Blois and Gordon Bunshaft were a team, he took all the
credit and she did all the work.” (Beverly Willis)

Sincerely,
R

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

1741. Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux















Dear Jean,

"The building's purity and geometrical clarity inspires a sense
of monumentality and gracefulness."(Herzog & de Meuron)

Regards,
R