Valletta: City Hall & Gate

Wow. Totally blown away by this building. The context again plays a huge part in why I really respected the thought put into the design. Malta is a beautiful country, one where limited resources and perhaps for cultural reasons, buildings are all constructed from the same sandstone material. The uniformity gives the cities a cohesive … Continue reading

Miami: 1111 Lincoln Road

My third and last architectural visit in Miami, I was happy to see 1111 Lincoln Road- another Herzog & de Meuron piece. This particular building I have known about for some time and would make a trip to Miami just for it alone. I have been fascinated by the concept of an open air garage- … Continue reading

Miami: PĂ©rez Art Museum (PAMM)

No doubt in my mind that Herzog & de Meuron are my top 3 favorite list of contemporary architecture firms. So, so consistently interesting and thoughtful. My second stop of the day, after visiting Vizcaya– a building from a completely different era. What makes this building extraordinary I feel is the urban planning that is … Continue reading

Miami: Vizcaya

On my journey to Miami, I did a lot of research- A LOT. From planning for Miami Music Week to where to eat, it was a bucket list trip. I already knew that I wanted to see the infamous garage by Herzog and de Meuron- little did I know Miami would be a wealth of … Continue reading