Le Corbusier – Maison La Roche (1925)

Le Corbusier – Maison La Roche (1925)

Maison La Roche, is a house in Paris, designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret in 1923–1925. It was designed for Raoul La Roche, a Swiss banker and collector of avant-garde art. Villa La Roche now houses the Fondation Le … Continue reading

Walter Gropius, Emery Roth & Sons, Pietro Belluschi – MetLife Building (1963)

Walter Gropius, Emery Roth & Sons, Pietro Belluschi – MetLife Building (1963)

The MetLife Building is a skyscraper located at 200 Park Avenue at East 45th Street above Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1958–63 as the Pan Am Building, then headquarters of Pan American World Airways, … Continue reading

Bruno Taut – Glass Pavilion (Glashaus – 1914)

Bruno Taut – Glass Pavilion (Glashaus – 1914)

The Glass Pavilion, built in 1914 and designed by Bruno Taut, was a prismatic glass dome structure at the Cologne Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition.The structure was a brightly colored landmark of the exhibition, and was constructed using concrete and glass. The … Continue reading