[Essay] SANAA and Gehry in urban transformation and restoration (C3 no.415)

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Silvio Carta

C3 no.415 / pp.044-047(4 pages)

 

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SANAA and Gehry in urban transformation and restoration _ Silvio Carta

Both Gehry’s Luma Arles and SANAA’s La Samaritaine in Paris represent highly sophisticated examples of urban transformations that deals with the difficult relationship between the new built and its existing fabric. The two projects are characterised by strong and explicit references to previous buildings and the history of their contexts. Both establish a new dialogue between a pre-existing condition and a new and assertive building. […]


Projects

The Tower at LUMA Arles _ Gehry Partners, LLP
La Samaritaine _ SANAA + SRA Architectes + Lagneau Architectes + François Brugel Architectes Associés