Zaha Hadid & MVRDV – “Conscious Inspiration”

At the year 2002MVRDV architects office designed a group of towers for the Donau city  in Vienna. The project was inspired by critical thinking about skyscrapers.

The result was a three dimensional City.

MVRDV’s towers were called the “Kissing Towers”.

At the same year Zaha Hadid designed two “Kissing Towers” for Ground -zero in New- York City. 

Four years later Zaha Hadid designed three towers for Dubai, they were called the “Dancing Towers”.

MVRDV Architects _model of the “Kissing Towers” _ Donau City _ Vienna _ 2002

Zaha Hadid Architect _ Two “kissing Towers” _ Ground zero _ New York _ 2002

Zaha Hadid Architect _ “Dancing Towers” _ Dubai _ 2006

Advertisements

26 Responses to “Zaha Hadid & MVRDV – “Conscious Inspiration””

  1. Looks like a building af the 70′ is Paris
    Les orgue de Flandre – “the Floyds”
    http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/lKIf3weSyMjxfyQyBzov1A

    • Hey FRAN
      I saw the photo of the building in Paris.
      Although I lived in Paris for five years,
      I did not know these buildings ….thank you….
      I found limited formal identity between the buildings in Paris to “Kissing towers” of MVRDV.
      Those buildings in Paris ,are characterized by formal motifs familiar from the 70s.
      Architects in those years were influenced by the “Brutalism style” that was identified with
      architects like Paul Rudolph.
      The architecture of MVRDV and ZAHA HADID
      Is in my understanding, the product of original thinking and inquiry….
      But It is very possible that you recognize an important principle of “Conscious Inspiration ”
      A principle known to every architect….
      Existing buildings are a source of inspiration for
      talented architects.
      The obvious question is how to train architects to be inspired from existing buildings in a way that leads to good architecture?

      Eli Inbar

  2. You’re probably right.
    As far as i’m conserned i find the same intention in the dynamics of the buildings lines, the intention of making a buildind that dances, kisses.
    The building is to be seen, pictures don’t get this kind of movement.
    But indeed they are quiete different.
    In general point of view, the arquitecture made by the contemporan radical architectes such as MVRDV, OMA … as a lot to do with the mature modernism. Your blog is a great exemple…
    Compare BIG and team ten !
    The geometrical research of the brutalism ( modernism ) still stands, it’s materiality (the main purpose of Brutalism) is gone.
    Moreover materiality is something you don’t talk much in this blog. Whe can wonder why. Maybe it say a lot about how architectes interprete, are inspired …
    Changing the materiality may give them the feeling that they’ are not copying ?

  3. […] tristesse» de Berlin, que nous retrouvons étrangement chez Alvaro Siza… en Corée. Celui des tours «dansantes» de Zaha Hadid ou de MVRDV. Celui, bien sûr, du Flat Iron… Les machines à habiter nomades de Jean Prouvé se télescopent […]

  4. Merci pour votre commentaire
    J’ai visité votre blog
    Intéressant pour moi …. Je vais le visiter sur une base régulière
    J’ai mis un lien vers votre blog
    Vous pouvez ajouter un lien vers mon blog ….
    Partagez avec moi vos réflexions sur le “Conscious inspiration” Restez en contact
    Bienvenue
    eliinbar

  5. […] MVRDV, Zaha Hadid. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed You can leave a response, or trackback from your own […]

  6. […] 2010, Kissing Towers, MVRDV, Zaha Hadid. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed You can leave a response, or trackback from your own […]

  7. This would go against high quality principle as real hyperlinks in the written content of a common weblog post will be definetely still left with puny authority to cross on even though the hyperlinks in the written content of an unpopular weblog submit may move on much more authority.

  8. […] this post I present MVRDV’s ”Kissing Towers” in Donau City ,Vienna  and Zaha Hadid;s “Stone Towers” in Cairo, […]

  9. list proxy free update,list socks 4, list socks5, traffic exchange…

    […]2011 April « designlend[…]…

  10. Thank you for sharing excellent informations. Your site is so cool.

    I’m impressed by the details that you’ve on this website. It reveals how nicely you perceive this subject. Bookmarked this web page, will come back for more articles. You, my friend, ROCK! I found just the info I already searched all over the place and simply couldn’t come across. What a perfect web-site.

  11. A person necessarily lend a hand to make severely
    articles I would state. This is the very first time I frequented your website page and up to
    now? I surprised with the analysis you made to make this actual put up extraordinary.
    Fantastic task!

  12. I’m really enjoying the theme/design of your site. Do you ever run into any web browser compatibility issues? A handful of my blog audience have complained about my site not working correctly in Explorer but looks great in Safari. Do you have any tips to help fix this issue?

  13. I seriously love your blog.. Very nice colors & theme.
    Did you create this site yourself? Please reply back as I’m trying to create my own personal website and want to know where you got this from or just what the theme is named. Thanks!

  14. Usually I don’t learn article on blogs, but I wish to say that this write-up very forced me to take a look at and do so! Your writing taste has been surprised me. Thanks, quite nice post.

  15. Excellent blog you have got here.. It’s difficult to find high-quality writing like yours these days. I honestly appreciate individuals like you! Take care!!

  16. Hey! That’s a really nice post. I’m very sure I’ll counsel it to my co-workers.For those who submit more posts please email them to me.

  17. Great goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you’re just extremely magnificent.
    I really like what you’ve acquired here, really like what you are saying and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still care for to keep it sensible. I can not wait to read much more from you. This is really a great web site.

  18. This is a very good tip particularly to those fresh
    to the blogosphere. Short but very precise info… Many thanks for sharing this one.
    A must read post!

  19. I do not know if it’s just me or if perhaps everybody else experiencing issues with your site. It appears like some of the text within your content are running off the screen. Can someone else please provide feedback and let me know if this is happening to them as well? This could be a problem with my internet browser because I’ve had this happen before.
    Thank you

  20. We stumbled over here coming from a different page and thought
    I might as well check things out. I like what I see so now i’m following
    you. Look forward to going over your web page again.

  21. This is my first time pay a quick visit at here and
    i am actually impressed to read everthing at one place.

  22. Vous faîteѕ constamment Ԁes postes passionnants

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: