Posts tagged "architecture"

The ultimate half-baked idea may save the Prentice building

The ultimate half-baked idea may save the Prentice building
  The debate over whether to demolish Bertrand Goldberg’s cloverleaf building  has two seemingly uncompromising sides. In one corner are the architectural preservationalists, who argue that the now-vacant, former Prentice Women’s Hospital should receive landmark status and be adapted for a new purpose. In the other corner is the building’s owner, Northwestern University, which plans... Read more »

The curious case of Goldberg's cloverleaf building

The curious case of Goldberg's cloverleaf building
I love Bertrand Goldberg buildings in the same way I love sniffing gasoline or listening to Salem in the dark after a long night of drinking. For those moments when you want to indulge your dark side, Goldberg buildings are the perfect muse. His concrete and uniquly cylindrical buildings are so devoid of warmth that... Read more »