Posts Tagged:international

The Studio 46: Humpback Whales

by Tim Alatorre

We dissect why you might want to rethink being an architect, the world’s largest chimney, and would you want to live over a freeway?



Modern Spanish Construction: Part III

by Tim Alatorre

To finish out this series on Spanish construction methods I wanted to post a few more images. There are a number of typical things being done in this building. As is the case with most Spanish multi-story buildings, a series of concrete columns and beams are spanned with concrete joists and brick units to…



Modern Spanish Construction: Part I

by Tim Alatorre

As I’ve mentioned previously, I’ve had a long time obsession with Architecture and construction dating back to a very young age. The first plans I remember drawing were for an elaborate underground clubhouse that my sister and I were going to dig in my parents back yard. I’m thinking I was about 10 or 11…



Prince Toohey: Charles’ Long War on Modern Architecture

by Tim Alatorre

The AFP ran a story yesterday about Prince Charles and his latest clash with architects over his traditionalist views on architecture. (Prince Charles faces new architecture row) This isn’t the first time the prince has angered British Architects. 25 years ago he described the proposed National Gallery Extension as “a monstrous carbuncle on the face…