Fondazione Querini Stampalia. Carlo Scarpa

Scarpa used water as the main medium for the design of the Foundation. The persistent reminder that all or specific qualities of architecture can be achieved, without being literal, is established inside the Foundation Querini Stampalia. After the destructive inundations of the early 1900s, Carlo Scarpa was commissioned to renovate the damaged ground floor and […]

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Laurentian Library. Michaelangelo

The Library is a perfect demonstration of Mannerism in Michelangelo’s architectural projects. The Laurentian Library is a historical library designed and constructed by Michelangelo in 1525. The construction began in Florence, Italy, at the cloister of the Medicean Basilica di San Lorenzo di Firenze.  The construction of the library was sponsored by Medici Pope, Clement […]

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Vitra Design Museum and Factory. Frank Gehry

This 8,000 SF building owns the world’s greatest Vitra Furniture Collection. In 1989, Frank Ghery’s Vitra Design Museum became the gatehouse for the Vitra factory and collection exhibits. This 8,000 SF building owns the world’s greatest Vitra Furniture Collection. As commonly seen with Ghery’s architectural designs, the Vitra Gallery follows the deconstructive sculptural concept. However, […]

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