31 May

1551 death of Bastiano da San Gallo
1594 death of Tintoretto

1935 birth of Frei Otto

1999.05.31     2306 2309 2310 2311 2312 2313 2314 2315 2316 3754d 3784d

High, Low, or No Rise?
2002.05.31 14:58     3751c 3770g

31 May

An Amateur
2008.05.31 08:37     3333m 3765d

Psychology and architecture
2009.05.31 16:25     3332n

Developing a thesis (and metathesis?) - brainstorming help!
2009.05.31 21:44     3332n 3704d 3705o 3724d 3724m
2009.05.31 22:05     3332n

Hitler's Classical Architect
2013.05.31 13:44     3716h

31 May
2013.05.31 21:06     2243b 3303h 3732c 3785f

more daring @ Quondam
2015.05.31     2450b 3730u

31 May
2015.05.31 18:09     3310z 3710o

The Discovery of Piranesi's Final Project
2022.05.31     8000c

OMA   88 Seaport Boulevard   Boston


31 May
On the way back to Philadelphia we always drive through some of Cape May and Wildwood. In Cape May this building...

...is presently being converted into "unique condominiums," and in Wildwood this building...

...no longer exists.

2009.05.31 21:44
Developing a thesis (and metathesis?) - brainstorming help!
...it sounds like you're well on your way to designing a specific Siamese-twin museum: a museum of retroactive architecture cojoined with a museum of propassive architecture. If two buildings are not allowed, then design the operation that will split the two.

13053101 Dresdner Bank elevation scans plans   223ci03
13053102 Dresdner Bank Legacy plans   223ci04

2013.05.31 13:44
Hitler's Classical Architect
I'm sticking with the notion of an extreme lack of delight concomitant with an (over) extreme firmness. The result is extremely elegant stiffness, rigidity, obduracy, and this overwhelming pertinacity verges toward acerbity. Notions of flexibility, playfulness, ambiguity are all absent.
Given that Speer designed for a government whose foremost objective was total conquest (at any cost), the architecture wouldn't be appropriate if it wasn't ominous.
There is a sour irony, however, in that flexibility and almost playfulness is evident within the plan of the Neue Reichskanslei, specifically the exalting promenade leading a visiting diplomat to Hitler's study/office/reception hall.

15053101 Mies van der Hejduk House Quondam model   2450i00   b   c

16053101 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan   2429i175
16053102 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan Altes Museum Berlin plan model   2429i176   b   c
16053103 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan Hurva Synagogue cut-away model   2429i177   b
16053104 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan Tower of Shadows model   2429i178   b
16053105 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan Museum of Arts & Crafts model   2429i179   b
16053106 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan Museum for Nordrhein Westfalen site plan model   2429i180   b
16053107 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan St. Pierre Firminy-Vert site plan model   2429i181   b
16053108 GAUA IQ24 sector 22 site plan Hurva Synagogue model   2429i182   b

17053101   OMA   88 Seaport Boulevard   Boston

18053101 Cambridge History Faculty Building plan image   2192i02
18053102 Florey Building plan section   2202i02
18053103 Leicester University Engineering Building Florey Building plans elevation section   2202i03

19053101   Brant House plan work site plan images  221ai04

20053101   Sehzade Cami plus half plans   2489i23
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20053104   Altes Museum plus half plans   2489i26
20053105   Guggenheim Museum plus half plans   2489i27
20053106   Palace of Assembly plus half plans   2489i28
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