Writing As A Guest Blogger For PASiNGA

Illustration by Heidi Mergl, Frank Lloyd Wright Architect Blog PASiNGA.com

My latest post

The 3 part series of architect

Frank Lloyd Wright

Since I visited some of his buildings in and around Chicago a couple of years back I am especially touched by the Robie House in Chicago’s Oak Park. It’s horizontal emphasis, use of materials and custom design ‘from tip to toe’ make it something very special. The main space is one open plan living area which was revolutionary at the time and Wright applied his previously established principle of using screens. Rather than creating a space as a box with walls all partitions are architectural features like the large fire place in the centre of the space. This way Wright achieved the "destruction of the box" and noted "now architecture could be free".

... read article Part 1 | Part 2| Part 3 

 


Top Ten - Tallest Buildings In London 2015

Top Ten Tallest Buildings In London 2015

Skyscraper | A New Building Type Spreading Across The Globe

 

The skyscraper is one of the icons to be found in each American city, they symbolise power and wealth and rule the skyline of the most famous cities in the USA. They have never lost their uniqueness and started to fascinate the whole world so that even historical cities like London could not escape their congeniality - but where did this building type come from and how did skyscrapers evolve. Even more importantly why are we so keen to go higher and is the skyscraper the building form of the future?

 

... read full article Part 1 | Part 2


Over centuries London’s Skyline was dominated by church spires and in particular St. Paul's Cathedral. However since the lifting of height restrictions in the 1960 a number of high rise developments have been realised across the city. Some of the first most notable ones are the Centre Point ... read full article

Willis Tower, sketched by Heidi Mergl
Willis Tower
Chrysler Building & Empire State Building, sketched by Heidi Mergl
Chrysler Building & Empire State Building
World Trade Centre, NY , sketched by Heidi Mergl
World Trade Centre, NY