Getting lost in the Barbican, or creative strolling

Getting lost in the Barbican, or creative strolling

  Recently my daughter was in London, so I asked her to go to an architectural landmark and take a selfie. I suggested the Gerkin.  As it happened she went to a play at the brutalist  Barbican.  She forgot to take the selfie, instead she called to complain that...

He lives! Johansen’s Brutalism stands tall

John. M. Johansen, the architect who built the The Orlando Public Library in 1966, must be singing heavenly praises that this building still stands.   So far, the library has been a stalwart in the face of the trend to tear down Modernism — and especially its...