Thursday, 16 September 2010

Removed Value.

Here's a funny thing about architecture: Danny Libeskind's hotel building in Copenhagen -
Before construction:

After construction:

7 comments:

Benjamin said...

between thought and expression lies a lifetime

Nick said...

really like the second one

Murphy said...

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Will said...

Is the built example signed with an "L" in the lower-left corner? Heh.

The render is an obvious fraud - that surface was always going to look shit rather than shimmering. It's almost preferable that they haven't attempted the decoration.

Bob Lob Law said...

ha ha, who needs, character, green spaces or a sense of human character when you have a corporate monolith.

rientsd said...

What's the surprise. I dont see much difference with before and after of his other buildings. Or is the skin the only thing to judge the architecture by?

rientsd said...

the biggest difference though, is the parking area. which in L's proposal is green, has trees and cannot be reached by car.