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The Bilbao Effect

The Architecture of Wine

Tom Mallory | Posted 10.07.2012 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Wine is associated with gastronomy, history, local identity and spirituality. With its rich past of sensory delight dating back thousands of years, wi...

Starchitect Criticized Over 'Alien'-Like Design

nytimes.com | ROB TURNER | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts

ELK GROVE, Calif. -- The firm owned by the internationally renowned architect Zaha Hadid is in high demand these days, designing projects in Hong Kong...

The Bilbao Effect: Architecture of Pattern Interruption?

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Consider Bilbao-effect (not necessarily, Bilbao-style) buildings not as pointless architectural excess but as existentially relevant topographical alarm-clocks for urban consciousness.