From glass and aluminum to ketchup and candy, Pittsburgh has made its mark, thanks in large part to the instantly recognizable brands that remain etched not merely on its buildings — but on its DNA. We look at 10 of those brands and explore how they helped to establish and define the Steel City.
OFFICE KERSTEN GEERS DAVID VAN SEVEREN OFFICE 15, BORDER CROSSING, 2005“An oblong volume provides a border crossing for pedestrians between Mexico and the US, and interrupts the endless demarcated boundary. A nine-meter high wall defines a no-man’s-land between the two countries. Within the white walls a grid of palm trees imposes
The Architectural Review's Folio Monodnok Proposal for National History Museum Monadnock proposed a system of access for a museum in an urban context, a prototype which is based on an arrangement of connected rooms. Monumental yet intimate, this collection of rooms offers a wide variety of spaces, with precisely defined proportions. The result is a vast and permanent matrix of rooms which allows an infinite amount of changes and dynamics. (Domus)