Monthly Archive: May 2016

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Bavinger House

Goff’s 1950’s Bavinger House is seen by many as the crowning achievement of his extensive body of work. Goff introduced distinctive floor plans, mixing materials with eccentric spaces to produce a desired effect in a...

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Torre Z – Jon Pickard

Torre Z was built in 2013 in the Morumbi district of São Paulo.  The building consists of a 28 story tower atop a 10 story podium.  Torre Z offers modern office space, shops, restuarants,...

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Tarrant County Courthouse Ft. Worth Tx

I am from Fort Worth, Texas and on of the most memorable building there is the beautiful courthouse. The buildings exterior is pink Texas granite. The courthouse was built in 1893. I’ve driven past...

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La Boca

This is a photo of the infamous La Boca neighborhood in Buenos Aires. It is located at the south east side of the city near an old port. It is a very vibrant community...

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Hearst Tower- Norman Foster

Located in Manhattan, New York this building has 46 floors and stands 587 ft tall. the construction on this building started in 2003 and the building was completed in 2006. A feature of this...

300 North LaSalle, Location:Chicago IL, Architect: Pickard Chilton. Designed by the internationally recognized architectural firm Pickard Chilton, 300 North LaSalle continues the extraordinary tradition of Chicago architecture. The tower rises to 775 feet, making it one of the city’s tallest buildings. 0

300 North LaSalle – Jon Pickard

300 North LaSalle was built in 2009 in Chicago.  The building is primarily office space but also houses shops, restaurants, and other public spaces.  The skyscraper is certified LEED Platinum and features a 50%...

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Bruce Goff – John Frank House

    The Frank House was designed by architect Bruce Goff along with John and Grace Lee Frank, the founders of Frankoma Pottery. The house was designed to showcase the ceramic work of John Frank and...

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Unite d’Habitation

This is Unite d’Habita it is located in Marseilles, France. This was built to house individuals who lost their homes in the world war ll bombing. I think it was super cool that he...

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Texas State Capitol Building

Over spring break of this year I went to Austin, Texas and visited the capital building there. The building was very beautiful. I was definitely a lot larger than I thought it would be....

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