Faces of Tibet by Steve McCurry
Architects CMA and SeARCH were focusing on the question if it would be possible to conceal a house in an Alpine slope while still exploiting the wonderful views and allowing light to enter the building when planing the Villa Vals. They decided to build a central patio into the steep incline to create a large facade with considerable potential for window openings. The viewing angle from the building is slightly inclined, giving a dramatic view of the beautiful mountains on the opposite side of the narrow valley.
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Gregor Gaida - Outliners, 2014
2. Tate Modern
Famous art as architecture by Federico Babina.
Today’s Classic: The Tower of Babel
1. By Pieter Bruegel the Elder, version I (1563)
2. By Hendrick III Van Cleve (c.1500)
3. By Joos de Momper (c.1600)
4. By Lucas Van Valckenborch (1594)
5. By Pieter Bruegel the Elder, version II (1563)