Charles Sumner Greene and his brother Henry Mather Greene, who established the architectural firm of Greene and Greene, were influential American architects. Active primarily in California, their bungalow houses and larger-scale ultimate bungalows are prime exemplars of the Arts and Crafts movement.
As architect for the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, Hadid was asked about the possibility of creating a neutral space to house art. She contended, "'Neutral space' is a wishful oxymoron. All space is colored by individual memory and experience." The experience and memory this world-fam
Architecture is an art form that is heavily inspired by theory -- the production of pieces so monumental and visible is understandably self-conscious. Some architects, however, transcend impersonal theory and create from their own history, spirit, and pleasure. Carlo Scarpa was such a visionary; he c
As an advocate of "radical eclecticism," Charles Jencks is architecture's prince of Postmodern plurality. For Jencks, Postmodernism is a movement that is irreducibly multiple, located between the demands of past aesthetics and those of present-day technologies and struggles. Broad