Architecture: the top five buildings of the decade

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Architecture: the top five buildings of the decade

Postby PVC King » Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:02 am

Neues Museum, Berlin

http://www.interiordesign.net/articles/images/ID/20090313/neues-museum-berlin-2.jpg

David Chipperfield and Julian Harrap 2009 An extraordinary combination of arrested decay and subtle modern insertions (right).

2 Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles

http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/00/18/31/9e/cathedral-of-our-lady.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotos-g32655-d258226-Cathedral_of_Our_Lady_of_the_Angels-Los_Angeles_California.html&h=412&w=550&sz=38&tbnid=ZRojt0vPyyjHSM:&tbnh=100&tbnw=133&prev=/images%3Fq%3DCathedral%2Bof%2BOur%2BLady%2Bof%2Bthe%2BAngels,%2BLos%2BAngeles%2B%2Bpicture&hl=en&usg=__6ihhUhbUwa4CZ32juRnv0a5Bpfs=&ei=5KwkS5qlGYGj4Qbbj-HzCQ&sa=X&oi=image_result&resnum=4&ct=image&ved=0CA0Q9QEwAw
Rafael Moneo 2002 A rare, convincing large new religious building.

3 The Eden Project, Cornwall

http://www.tate.org.uk/images/cms/13738w_steven_connor_08b.jpg

Nicholas Grimshaw 2001 An almost magical and extremely popular lost world of botanical climate zones.

4 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin)

http://www.weddingvenues.com/images/listing_photos/3808_london-sky.jpg
http://two.archiseek.com/archives/924
Foster + Partners 2003 The Gherkin is as full of ideas as most office blocks are empty, and was an eco-building pioneer.

5 Casa da Musica, Porto

http://two.archiseek.com/archives/6809

Rem Koolhaas/OMA 2005 This polyhedral concert hall is mad and perverse, but brilliant.

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/visual_arts/architecture_and_design/article6951845.ece




Any to add or any that the inclusion on this list grates?
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Re: Architecture: the top five buildings of the decade

Postby missarchi » Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:08 pm

CCTV? always watching...
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Re: Architecture: the top five buildings of the decade

Postby PVC King » Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:32 pm

I am begining to wonder if missarchi is in fact a 90 year old spinster with a brain disorder unable to realise what web page she is on?
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Re: Architecture: the top five buildings of the decade

Postby rob mc » Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:25 pm

PVC King wrote:I am begining to wonder if missarchi is in fact a 90 year old spinster with a brain disorder unable to realise what web page she is on?


lol, harsh.
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Re: Architecture: the top five buildings of the decade

Postby missarchi » Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:02 am

just another rem..........

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xiaoyiphotography/3667596833/sizes/o/

porto has more character...
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