Mies-on-a-Beam

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While our Wednesday posts tend to be a little lax [read: lazy – just throwing up an image ain’t that hard], this week’s architecte de la semaine [ADLS] LTL Architects has some visual gems worth dropping. In particular I like the top image – but I’m pretty sure they were intended as a sequence.

What is it you ask? Pure speculative ridiculousness [making it perfect for MNP] : Mies-on-a-Beam [first published in Pamphlet Architecture 21: Situation Normal]. Here’s the firm’s brief description, as found in their book Opportunistic Architecture:

What if the cleaning system for the windows of the Seagram building was considered a landscape supplement, returning function to the two anomalous, nonfunctional aspects of the building: the I-beams and the tree plaza? How can one do more with less-is-more?

For a more in-depth discussion, head on over to archidose where our ninja John aparently posted on this last spring.
Other posts on LTL Architects here on architecture.MNP:

ADLS 05.11.2007 : LTL Architects

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards

Eye Candy : LTL’s Architectural Illustrations

Posted: November 7th, 2007
at 9:21pm by orangemenace


Categories: architecture,my ninja, please,featured ninjas,architecte de la semaine,eye candy

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