Architecture

Ole Scheeren’s Guardian Art Center is a Hybrid of Culture and Commerce

The building, whose completion in Beijing was announced today, combines an auction house, gallery, restaurants, and a hotel in one building.

View into the museum from the grand staircase Courtesy Iwan Baan Show Caption Hide Caption View from visitor drop-off Courtesy Iwan Baan Show Caption Hide Caption View of the North entranceCourtesy Iwan Baan Show Caption Hide Caption Visitors can catch glimpses of the surrounding Hutongs through pinpricks in the facade. Courtesy Büro Ole Scheeren Visitors can catch glimpses of the…

Once Unfashionable, John Portman Is Being Seen in a New Light

While a previous generation condemned the joining of architecture and development in a single figure, few young architects are unpersuaded by the monumental products of Portman’s efforts.

While a previous generation condemned the joining of architecture and development in a single figure, few young architects are unpersuaded by the monumental products of Portman’s efforts.