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anonymous asked:

What do you think are the most important women architect in the history of architecture, and your fav?

OK, here is MY list. Everyone is free to agree or disagree or to comment on who was left out but I limited the list to 10 spots and focused on the last century.

You are invited to post about any of those that were not included and tag me, if I agree with your suggestion I will add a list of runner ups and link it to your post.

Lina Bo Bardi

Lina Bo Bardi, was an Italian-born Brazilian modernist architect. A prolific architect and designer, Lina Bo Bardi devoted her working life, most of it spent in Brazil, to promoting the social and cultural potential of architecture and design. Source Image

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Los Angeles is getting a new contemporary art museum, courtesy of billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife Edythe. Their free museum opens Sunday.

Surrounded by the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Music Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Broad is already an architectural landmark, with its honeycomb-like exoskeleton.

“This shell of sorts, this light filter, this amazing sculptural structure … enrobes the museum,” says Joanne Heyler, the museum’s director and chief curator.

Traveling up through the middle of the building in the round, glass elevator you can peek inside what’s known as “the vault"— an entire floor storing the Broads’ collection of more than 2,000 paintings, photos and sculptures.

The Broad Museum Is A Contemporary Art Collector’s Gift To Los Angeles

Credit: (top and center) Iwan Baan/Courtesy of The Broad/Diller Scofidio + Renfro, (bottom) Nina Gregory/NPR

anonymous asked:

Hello Archy, For my exercise at school, I'm looking for some projects about making a space under a bridge as some references, could you give me some examples? I am very grateful

Here are recent examples of bridge reuses… not sure if you are interested in spaces above the bridge surface.

Refurbishment Viaduct Arches EM2N

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