Still from Aki Kaurismäki’s Lights in the dusk (2006).
“To build houses like Kaurismaki makes films – that’s what I would like to do.” Peter Zumthor
Hans Hollein, Austrian Travel Agency, Wien, 1976.
“Modern Architecture died in St Louis, Missouri on July 15, 1972 at 3.32 p.m. (or thereabouts) when the infamous Pruitt-Igoe scheme, or rather several of its slab blocks, were given the final coup de grace by dynamite” Charles Jencks.
There is an interesting documentary about Pruitt-Igoe’s Myth.
Le Corbusier, Beistegui apartment, Paris, 1930.
Enric Sagnier (1858-1931) was the most prolific architect, not only of his time, but in the history of Catalonia, however for decades his extensive and elegant work was eclipsed by that of his famous contemporaries, starting Gaudí.
The publication, Sagnier Architect, collects the images captured in the interiors of the seven buildings that best explain and condense their work, by German photographer Candida Höfer (Eberswalde, 1944).