Category architecture

Auditorium

Since yesterday this website has a new look. Based on data of Google Analytics I realized no-one really likes the (old) first page of my website (unless you’re a new visitor thus seeing it for the first time). I guess…

Coop Himmelb(l)au Q/A

Sometimes readers of this blog ask questions about previous blog posts and my previous experiences. This time it’s a question about me being an intern at Vienna based architecture firm Coop Himmelb(l)au. I could answer the inquirer by email, but by…

What Architecture Can Do

An interesting lecture by Rem Koolhaas, founder of the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore. He speaks about what architecture can do to the world. This includes topics like architecture,…

Inside Pixar Animation Studios

Everyone knows Pixar. The company, started by George Lucas, bought by Steve Jobs and inspired to greatness by John Lasseter has had many animated hits. Like Toy Story, Finding Nemo and The Incredibles. Recently I got interested in their creative culture.…

Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans

For some reason, I’m intrigued by the abandoned Six Flax amusement park in New Orleans. The amusement park closed its doors just before hurricane Katrina hit, it never reopened. It’s located in one of the hardes-hit areas in town. The…