Posts Tagged ‘memorial’

Bjork, Gloomy Sunday

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Bjork, performing Gloomy Sunday at the Alexander McQueen memorial in London, via Vogue. It’s good to see her, sad to see McQueen go.

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Update: Eileen Gray’s e-1027 house as of summer 2009

Monday, September 14th, 2009

See a previous post for more information on this famous modernist house by Irish architect and designer Eileen Gray. There has been a lot of concern about the house’s survival, but as these recent photos by my Danish internet friend Vibeke Jakobsen show, it’s safely undergoing restoration. The house looks so much better – compare these to the photos in the previous post.

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Goodbye, Arthur Erickson

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Goodbye to Arthur Erickson, a native of Vancouver and one of its most famous inhabitants, let alone architects. He died in Vancouver today at age 84. Of all Erickson’s public buildings, the one I love most is the UBC Museum of Anthropology, above.

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