1853. Barcelona, Plaza Cerdá





















Querida Cristina,

Espero que lleves bien el encierro. Para endulzarlo
un poco aquí te mando una vieja postal donde se
puede ver a la derecha el vanguardista y magnífico
edificio de la SEAT, obra de Ortiz-Echague y
Echaide.

Un beso.
R

1852. Reus. Esglèsia de Sant Bernat Calbó
















Querida Cristina,

La interesante iglesia de San Bernardo Calbó se
construyó en 1957 y fué demolida en 2017 debido
a un alarmante patología de carbonatación. Su
arquitecto, Josep Soteras es autor también de la
Iglesia de Santa Tecla, edificio neorracionalista en
la avenida de Madrid de Barcelona.

Besos,
R

1851. Neue Staatsgalerie Stuttgart




Dear James,

After visiting the Altes Museum in Berlin I noticed
the influence of Schinkel in Stuttgart.

Thank you,
R

1849. Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne















Dear Erin,

Australian architect and olympic alpine skier Barry 
Patten designed Myer Music Bowl, a structure included 
on the Victorian Heritage Register. He also designed 
the BHO house and the Victoria State Government 
Offices. 

Best regards,
R

1848. Medical dental bldg. San Francisco, CA





















Dear Walter,

San Franciscan architect Timothy
L. Pflueger was one of the most
prominent and influential local
architect in the city in the first half
of the twentieth century. Besides this
Medical dental building in Neo-Mayan
style he was the author of buildings like
The Stock Exchange, Roosevelt Middle
School, or the Telephone Building.

Regards,
R

1847. Riola, Church of Alvar Aalto, Baptistry















Dear Aino,

"The very essence of architecture consists of
a variety and development reminiscent of natural
organic life. This is the only true style in
architecture." (Alvar Aalto)

Respectfully,
R

1846. Þjóðminjasafn Íslands. National Museum of Iceland















Dear Sybi,

The building for the National Museum of Iceland 
was originally built as a warehouse that included 
some office space. It was one of the largest 
building in Iceland and it was designed by one of 
the most influential modern architects in the 
country in functionalist style.

Besos,
R