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Zaha Hadid & “Plastelina Buildings”

Posted in buildings, public buildings, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 8, 2011 by eliinbar

 From eliinbar’s sketchbook 2011& Zaha Hadid “Plastelina Buildings”

How about this currently popular trend?  

Plastelina Buildings 

One of the leading architects of this wave  is Zaha Hadid 

Here are some examples….

What are the sources of inspiration for this trend?  

I’ll try to find out in my next posts….

Zaha Hadid  Architect

Nuragic and Contemporany Art Museum, Cagliari, Italy 

Published 2006 


Zaha Hadid Architec with Patrik Schumacher

 Cultural Centre and Opera House in Dubai 

 published 2008 

Zaha Hadid Architect

 Regium Waterfront mixed-Use project

 published 9 February 2009

FREE Fernando Romero Enterprise

Museo Soumaya Mexico City

Completion: March 2011 after four years of development

Graham Thompson

Peace Pentagon  NY Competition

Published January – 15 – 2011

    Eliinbar sketches 2011  Zaha Hadid-“Plastelina Buildings”


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SANAA – Not So Conscious Inspiration

Posted in buildings, public buildings with tags , , , , , , , , on July 26, 2011 by eliinbar

From eliinbar’s Sketch book 2011 – SANAA

Returned after a short vacation….

Here is an example for a “not So Conscious Inspiration”
A new hotel on the border of Italy-Switzerland ,a trendy building ….probably its  source of inspiration is SANAA’s  Zollverein School of Management & Design .

The hotel has identically sized windows on a straight horizontal line, like is common in most hotels .
To get the SANAA’s  impressive Zollverein Schoolof Management window effect, They painted around the windows black squares in different sizes….

(See explanation sketch)

What do you think?

 Façade of a new hotel

border of Italy and Switzerland , 2011

 SANAA Architects

 Zollverein Schoolof Management & Design

 Essen , Germany  2003-2006

   Eliinbar sketches 2011 – not so “Conscious Inspiration”

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Le Corbusier – “ville Radieuse”Not So Conscious Inspiration

Le Corbusier & SANAA “walls with holes”



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