Lebbeus Woods, visionary architect of imaginary worlds, dies in New York
Oliver Wainwright: Architects including Zaha Hadid and Nigel Coates pay tribute to Lebbeus Woods, the cult building designer who dreamed up fantastical structures from a parallel universe
Models and drafting by Lebbeus Woods, on display at the Drawing Center on Wooster Street in Manhattan. I had seen them before when they were on display at the Broad Museum in Lansing, Michigan, where I grew up and coincidentally were Woods was born.
Los dibujos de Lebbeus WoodsLos dibujos de Lebbeus Woods
Lebbeus Woods (Lansing, Michigan 1940 – Nueva York 2012) falleció ayer a los 72 años. Visionario, utopista y contumaz, se dedicó a teorizar sobre arquitectura y proyectos experimentales desde…
The many lives of Johannesburg’s notorious Ponte tower
The Ponte saga is a classic South African story. Once a Jacuzzi-filled playground for the segregated white elite in the apartheid era, then falling into chaos in the 1990s as the wealthy fled to the suburbs, then the object of failed luxury-condo schemes, the tower is now undergoing a renaissance...