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Christ & Gantenbein

Ancient Tree Pavilion . Jinhua

Christ & Gantenbein . Photos: © Iwan Baan . + architizer

The upswinging town of Jinhua in the hinterland of Shanghai is situated along a recently embanked river. Within the city lies a park, designed by artist Ai Weiwei and accentuated with 17 different pavilions.

Sigmar Polke

Paganini . 1981-1983

photos: © 2014 The Estate of Sigmar Polke/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, Germany . + MoMA

Widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the postwar generation, Polke possessed an irreverent wit that, coupled with his exceptional grasp of the properties of his materials, pushed him to experiment freely with the conventions of art and art history.


telus sky . calgary

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Gehry Partners

AGO Staircase . Toronto

© Maris Luksis
Gehry Partners . photos: © Maris Luksis . © Jeff Howard . + Tecmit . ago

Staircase that soars from the second floor, linking Walker Court to the new centre for contemporary art and new event space.

Herzog & de Meuron

Stadt-Casino . Basel

Herzog & de Meuron . Stadt-Casino

Entstehung und städtebauliche Zerstörung der Kulturmeile des 19. Jahrhunderts
Am südlichen Rande der Basler Innenstadt entstand mit der Schleifung der Stadtbefestigung und dem Abbruch der angrenzenden Areale des Barfüsser- und St. Magdalenenklosters im Verlaufe des 19. Jahrhunderts entlang des neu angelegten Steinenbergs eine eigentliche Kulturmeile, die stark von den städtebaulichen und architektonischen Visionen der damaligen Zeit geprägt war.