I’ve loved the work of architect Frank Gehry, and the new ‘Hotel Marques de Riscal’ looks like a continuation of that Guggenheim genre – except. Except that from some angles, I’m sorry but, what the…
Here it’s looking good – or at leasing interesting.
But here? Are recent pictures from Baghdad and Falluja his current inspiration? Methinks he’s lost the plot. Perhaps too many bottles of vintage Rioja…
Learn more from the articles in Expatica and the architects website.
Photos, copyright Thomas Mayer.
There are 2 responses to “gehry and hotel marques de riscal”
Well, Thomas i need to say i wish more architects have “too many bottles of vintage Rioja” in order to create magic like Frank Gehry, you obviously are too afraid of anything new in your life, that’s why geniuses are busy creating not badmouthing
Eduardo Garcia Ch
Bad-mouthing seems harsh and I’m not called Thomas – maybe you think of me as a doubting Thomas! Life is about personal taste, and from most angles I love the building, but that second photo – well, it just doesn’t do it for me – sorry – no crying, no spilled wine. I could be persuaded that it looks better in the ‘flesh’ or maybe that’s ‘sheet titanium’ and maybe one day I’ll decide on that basis, but today…
Live long and prosper