Xiangshang campus

The Pritzker jury lays a guilt trip on…

In case noone noticed, the world economy collapsed in 2008. At the time, young architects were totally absorbed by computer-generated structures, blob-itecture, and what we at Barkitecture call "Swooshiness." Zaha Hadid was the crown princess.…

Hamburg Concert Hall

City of Hamburg follows the money

Hamburg, Germany has followed the lead of  notable owners MIT, who sued Frank Gehry, and Dr. Edith Farnsworth, who did the same to Mies van der Rohe. Like the other celebrated architects, this time it's Pierre…

Hard Rock is the 2011 trend of the…

My my, hey hey, Hard Rock Architecture is here to stay! [caption id="attachment_801" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Sunset Chapel by Bunker Arquitectura. Acapulco, Mexico"][/caption] It’s official, the Barkitecture staff has selected the Hard Rock gesture in architecture…

Exposed! Quai Branly Museum slated from the beginning…

[caption id="attachment_496" align="aligncenter" width="614" caption="Musee du Quai Branly, or should we say "Casino du Quai Branly"????"][/caption] In hindsight, it's all quite obvious. When Barkitecture visited Paris, a little bird whispered in our ear the truth…