A Forest for a Moon Dazzler

What is it? A house in Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica, by architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe for his mother. It was presented last week at the World Architecture Festival, deservedly winning its category. What do we think? The plan and section are both straightforward and easy to understand, the former shaped by use - living, sleeping... Continue Reading →

Calatrava Bridge

What and where is it? A bridge by Santiago Calatrava that crosses the Grand Canal near Santa Lucia Station in Venice, completed in 2008. What do we think? It is a beautiful bridge, in both macro form and micro detail. It is connected to the history of Venetian bridge-building through its stone paving, yet is still recognisably... Continue Reading →

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