At Phaidon. However, we admit that phone and computer screen can only deliver so much. Yet, in the future, could the ubiquity of screens present new opportunities for architecture? Steven Holl certainly thinks so.
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At Phaidon. However, we admit that phone and computer screen can only deliver so much. Yet, in the future, could the ubiquity of screens present new opportunities for architecture?
Steven Holl certainly thinks so. Whatever we lose in pixellation, we can make up for in a sensual building design, the great American architect thinks. Holl, who has built beautiful, highly advanced developments around the world, has learned to emphasise simple, natural elements in his designs, focuusing on things such as the play of light on water, which can't be adequately captured on a phone screen.
Chapel of St. Linked Hybrid, Beijing, China, ; a variety of functions in the semi-public bridge loop, connecting eight towers via eight bridges. The architect also understands that huge housing complexes are necessary, as we try to accommodate more and more people in a world of limited resources. Yet these massive blocks need not be inhuman and alienating. The towers are also joined by these bridges; one of these houses a swimming pool, and another has a theatre.
There are shops around the base, and greenery on the roofs. The whole idea is that you can have urban density, and still allow people to enjoy it. The architect feels obliged to share his insights with developers, who often present him with big, though not necessarily beautiful briefs. From Steven Holl. Such developments are exceptional, yet Holl believes they could become quite normal, as mankind learns to live together in ecologically sound, heavily populated cities.
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STEVEN HOLL, FUKUOKA, Japan, 1988,
Holl was born on December 9, and grew up in Bremerton and Manchester, Washington. In Powered by WordPress and Hatch. Atlas of Interiors maquette of architecture [interiors] masterpieces. Coloring a plan layout Geo-referencing your case study Finalizing your post Final presentation blogroll Atlas map. Author: lablog.
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