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David Chipperfield and Aldo Rossi ,in a fascinating encounter of “Conscious Inspiration” , at King’s Cross.

Posted in public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , , , on September 15, 2018 by eliinbar

Eliinbar Sketches 2018 Aldo Rossi & David Chipperfield

Eliinbar Sketches 2018 , David Chipperfield and Aldo Rossi

I will start this post with a personal note.

Many years ago,

  Being a young architect

The late  Aldo Rossi  was one of the most fascinating and influential architects.

A small confession

I was less influenced by his buildings

Much more, by his unique sketches.

Here is an Aldo Rossi‘s sketch, for the Palazzo Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan

from the 80’s

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And now, a short story about “Conscious Inspiration

A story without cynicism, a simply good story

The hotel Palazzo Hotel in Fukuoka, Japan was designed by Aldo Rossi.

In 1989 the Construction of the Palazzo Hotel was completed.

Shown in the next picture.

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Almost 30 years later, I took a picture of this building, in King’s Cross mixed use redevelopment, in London

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David Chipperfield Architects, One Pancras Square , 2008 – 2013. King’s Cross mixed use redevelopment, London

At first glance ,there was confusion and embarrassment

The unique formality of the building facade has flown me back 30 years.

The formal resemblance to Aldo Rossi‘s Palazzo Hotel in Fukuoka from 1989

Was conspicuous and could not be avoided.

Ostensibly, a common case of “copy paste”-

I learned a few things about the One Pancras Square

Project….

It turned out that the One Pancras Square 

Project, was planned by an architect

Known for his unique restrained and controlled style, and above all environmental sensitivity

David Chipperfield

I recommend you to read Ellis Woodman’s interesting article on the subject

To get a detailed explanation on this building, you can also visit the David Chipperfield site

I wonder what David Chipperfield thinks about “Conscious Inspiration“?

For you to judge

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Steven Holl ,Louis Kahn and Herzog de Meuron. You too , I found “In My Backyard”?

Posted in public buildings, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 4, 2018 by eliinbar

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Eliinbar Sketches 2018 – Steven Holl ,Louis Kahn and Herzog de Meuron

In My Backyard

This is my last post from “My Backyard

A series of posts, In which I present for your review, buildings that I found “in my backyard” and photographed them for you.

All buildings are within 60 km from home

The choice to photograph these buildings was not random

They remind me of forgotten posts

For you to judge

This is Steven Holl‘s – Simons Hall , from 1992

Notice to the clear characteristics of the building envelope ,repetitive square windows without a clear reference to internal functions

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A different angle to the Steven Holl’s  Simons Hall , from 1992

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And this is Steven Holl’s Sliced Porosity Block project In  Chengdu, Sichuan ,China

2007-2012

Notice to the clear characteristics of the building envelope,

repetitive square windows without a clear reference to internal functions

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Six years later

I photographed this building in “In my backyard“ 04012016,200147 For you to judge

You are welcome to visit previous and  relevant posts of mine:

https://archidialog.com/2009/11/01/buildings-9/

https://archidialog.com/2013/05/31/inspiration-from-existing-buildings-conscious-inspiration-if-youre-gonna-do-it-do-it-right/

https://archidialog.com/2010/06/01/expo-2010-republic-of-korea-pavilion-multi-inspirations-building-2/

BIRD NEST typology

This is the National Stadium –designed by Hezog De Meuron Architects

 the “bird nest” Beijing   2001-2008

Notice the dominant BIRD NEST typology

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Ten years later

I photographed this building in “my backyard

Bird Nest Design

For you to judge

And finally, a sketch by Louis Kahn from the 1960s 

I found in Louis Kahn’s archives:

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A sketch of the

Baltimore Inner Harbor , designed by Louis Kahn in

1969-1973

Notice to the clear characteristics of the building envelope,

repetitive square windows combined with diagonal beams

This is once more ,Steven Holl’s  Sliced Porosity Block project In  Chengdu, Sichuan ,China  2007-2012     

From a different angle

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OMA and Frank Gehry are implementing the strategy of “Pile of Boxes” On a regular basis . Today I found a new “Pile of rotated boxes” , “in my backyard”

Posted in public buildings, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 21, 2018 by eliinbar

Eliinbar Sketches Pile of Boxes 2018 OMA ,GEHRY

Eliinbar Sketches 2018 “Pile of Boxes”

This post is number five

In a series of posts, I call “In my backyard

In which I present for your review, buildings that I found “in my backyard” and photographed them for you.

All buildings are within 60 km from home

The choice to photograph these buildings was not random

They remind me of forgotten posts

For you to judge

In 2012 I published a number of posts that documented common planning strategies Which characterized Frank Gary‘s work

One of the most prominent strategies was the “Pile of boxes

You are invited to visit my post from 2012, which documents  Frank Gary‘s strategy of the

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From  Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012 –Frank Gehry’s  “pile of boxes” strategy

Frank Gehry implements the strategy of the “pile of boxes ” in many of his projects

One of the most significant projects that Frank Gehry implements this strategy

Is a joint project with Mirvish.

 a mixed-use project

Three, “sculptural” residential towers

in Toronto

Published in ARCHDAILY.COM  Oct  2012

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Notice to the unique morphology that characterizes the strategy of the “Pile of boxes”

To emphasize the idea of a stack of cubes, Frank Gehry rotated the top cube, in both towers.

Six years later

I photographed this building in “my backyard

Notice the unique morphology, that characterizes Frank Gehry‘s strategy, “Pile of boxes

A stack of cubes, placed one on top of each other, and the top cube is rotated.

Pile of rotaded boxes in my backyard

for you to judge

 

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It turns out that OMA adopted the

Strategy  of thr “Pile of boxes

Here is an example from 2013

The Interlace Apartments

Designed by OMA, Ole Scheeren

Singapore

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You are invited to visit my post from 2012, and learn more how OMA and Herzog de Meuron are dealing with the morphological aspect of thepile of boxes” strategy

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from Eliinbar’s Sketch book 2012 – A-lab Architects inspiration sources

 

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Examples of

buildings around the world

Implementing the strategy of

Pile of boxes”

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