August 24, 2022
Miami Beach gets 36 Colorful New Lifeguard Towers
As befits the work of an architect who studied with Rem Koolhaas and I. M. Pei, the towers are formally rigorous, yet they also feel spiritual, imbued with a life force and personality. “They are very much about animism and persona,” Lane notes, citing the Moai figures on Easter Island as an inspiration. “I was riffing on [Florida’s] shotgun houses, Cracker homes, and Key West architecture. I was trying to translate that basic wood construction into something painterly and sculptural, sort of like sentinels looking out to sea.”
How a Long-dead Russian Artist Is Influencing Cultural Preservation Efforts in Ukraine
Nicholas Roerich was a renowned painter, architect, and writer whose namesake pact called on countries to protect works of art and sites of cultural heritage during wartime.
Who Was Pritzker Prize–winning Architect B.V. Doshi?
On January 24, celebrated Indian architect and 2018 Pritzker Prize winner Balkrishna Doshi passed away, leaving behind an illustrious 70-year architecture career.
Mary Dill Henry’s Life-long Search for the “Vital Forces” of Art and Technology
A newly resurfaced archive at the Illinois Institute of Technology reveals an artist always in motion.