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The Curious Case of the ArcelorMittal Orbit

  LONDON, 11 May — 26 months after being awarded the landmark 2012 Olympic commission, sculptor Anish Kapoor and structural designer Cecil Balmond have today opened their monumental steel tower, the ArcelorMittal Orbit. A surprisingly abject work the tower opulently celebrates its refusal to be a triumphal tower. The structure feels like Kapoor, it feels […]

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Peter Eisenman

I’ve always been instinctively drawn to his process-based manipulations of the grid in a sort of postmodern-yet-with-strains-of-modernism kind of way. A Peter Eisenman site “sounds” like a Philip Glass composition to me.

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