Browsing Tag



on my radar: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) | USA


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (aka SFMOMA) was the first building of Swiss-Italian Pritzker Architecture Prize Mario Botta in the US, but since its opening, back in 1995, it received more criticism than praise —apparently his vision of “a building with simple forms, clear geometry and solid massing” was more than locals could handle right then. Others, less judgmental, prefer to see it as a serious contribution to San Francisco’s cityscape, the last of its kind — read postmodern —…

Continue Reading