100 Architects’ Houses Series: #5. Ernesto Basile and His Villino Basile in Via Siracusa, Palermo

100 Architects’ Houses Series #5. Ernesto Basile and His Villino Basile in Via Siracusa, Palermo

Born in Palermo in 1857, Ernesto Basile grew under the supervision of his artist and scientist father Giovanni Battista Filippo and turned to be an important Italian architect exponent of modernism and of the Art Nouveau.His fathers interests and studies impressed Ernesto from early age, […]

100 Architects’ Houses Series: #4. Erik Gunnar Asplund and His Home in Stennas, Hastnasviken, Lison

100 Architects’ Houses Series: #4. Erik Gunnar Asplund and His Home in Stennas, Hastnasviken, Lison

Born in 1885, Gunnar Asplund is thought to be one of the most important architects in Scandinavia during the 20th century with influence rippling even in today’s architecture.His designs merge the classicist style with modern influences, resulting in a clear, strict line but yet one […]

5 Buildings Destroyed During WW2 Now Rebuilt From Ashes

5 buildings destroyed in ww2 now rebuilt
September 18, 2014 by Architecture No Comments

A building has 2 great enemies , the first is obviously time ,during its passing all other elements take its toll on the building and the other , sometimes far greater, is war . War brings an unprecedented amount of destruction , and in its […]

100 Architects’ Houses Series: #3.Reinhold Andris and His Split Steel Home in Walddorfhaslach

100 Architects’ Houses Series #3.Reinhold Andris and His Home in Walddorfhaslach colaje

“when the sun moves through the house, it creates thousands of different situations of lights” In the south-east Stuttgart, in Walddorfhaslach lies a home very different from the other ones around it, surrounded by beautiful landscape. The architect responsible for this piece is named Reinhold […]