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11 Dazzling Buildings by Jean Nouvel

11 Dazzling Buildings by Jean Nouvel

While many architects develop a unique style that allows their buildings to be instantly identified, Jean Nouvel continually defies easy classification. Nouvel studied at Paris’s École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts…

We Are All Smiley’s People

We Are All Smiley’s People

My wife, Susan, and I lost our minds. For more than two weeks at the beginning of February, we were locked in a ritual that became the center of our…

Daniel Libeskind: “I never had a goal”

Daniel Libeskind: “I never had a goal”

Mr. Libeskind, Goethe compared architecture to frozen music and said that “the tone of mind produced by architecture approaches the effect of music.” Do you agree? Oh, absolutely! Architecture is…

The sad history of Hollywood’s Wild One: Marlon Brando

The sad history of Hollywood’s Wild One: Marlon Brando

“I admire Marlon’s talent, but I don’t envy the pain that created it.” – Anthony Quinn While fully acknowledging his prodigious talent, the prevailing sentiment of the critical community seems…