Michael Graves: his best buildings and objects - in pictures
Postmodern American architect Michael Graves, who died last week aged 80, injected more childlike exuberance into his buildings and product designs than any of his contemporaries – and produced some of the most divisive works of the period as a result
The AQQ Index is not to be thought of as an end, but an arrow that points. The arrow points happily. A photograph of a piece of furniture is not a piece of furniture; the same is true for painting,...
NCAA Headquarters and Hall of Champions - Michael Graves Architecture & Design
Workplace Transformation The headquarters complex for the National Collegiate Athletic Association was designed to provide a new tourist attraction in White River State Park and a fresh image for the institution in its move to Indianapolis. MGA&D’s program and design for the workplace corresponded with a reassessment of NCAA’s corporate culture, shifting from a hierarchical,
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Movie Museum by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in California, United States
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, best known for handing out Oscars, has commissioned Los Angeles based spf:architects and Renzo Piano Building Workshop to design a Movie Museum in Beverly Hills. The two will transform a 325,000 sq ft
The Democratic Monument: Adam Nathaniel Furman's Manifesto for a New Type of Civic Center
Civic buildings are, as a rule, both austere and intimidating. They are often designed to represent authority above all, taking cues from Classical...