Tag Archives: Frank Gehry

  • Great Halls of Fire...

    Great Halls of Fire...

    The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) has taken another step to cementing its place in the annals of Australian design history with the unveiling of its dramatic new Great Hall. An institution famed more for its brutalist and maligned 27 storey tower, UTS has of late embraced a forward thinking approach to campus expansion and fa...
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  • Wine Time...

    Wine Time...

    Photovoltaics, gravitational reliance and thermal inertia. Not your standard wine making terminology, granted, but inspired techniques employed to great effect by Norman Foster in designing the groundbreaking Grupo Faustino owned Portia Wineries in Gumiel de Izán, Spain. Its striking design is based on the three stages in winemaking:...
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  • Down By The Danube...

    Down By The Danube...

    Pritzker prize winning Architect Jean Nouvel signed off on the Sofitel Vienna in December last year. From the street, sheer walls finished in glass and steel - some at atypical angles, trade surprisingly well within the subdued hues of historic Vienna.  Ultimately though, these elements belie the moments of riotous colour and haphaza...
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  • When R&B meets A&D...

    When R&B meets A&D...

    Increasingly, some of our favourite entertainers are making a bold leap and branching into the world of design, lifestyle and luxury goods.  Where fashion, perfumes and homewares have long been the stomping ground of celebrities wanting to "spread their creative wings" (and collect sizeable pay-checks along the way), the realm of arc...
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  • Very Gehry: Crinkly Wrinkly & Fascination With The Fold...

    Very Gehry: Crinkly Wrinkly & Fascination With The Fold...

    Only one year on from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) announcing Frank Gehry as it's architect charged with refurbishment of their Ultimo based Business Faculty: the design has been unveiled. Today in Sydney the "Crinkly, Wrinkly" faculty building with a glass and brick facade was unveiled with Gehry conceding controversy as...
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