In the creative act, even in the most modern conceptions, the influences and echoes of the architecture of the past exist, and how!

With this title – assonances – I will select some unexpected or particularly appreciated connections.

Architectures with glass blocks

These three photos show projects that seem to be contemporary or born from the same hand.
It isn’t so.

From left to right:

photo n.1: Bruno Taut – Glass Pavilion – Cologne 1914
photo n.2: Pierre Chareau + Bernard Bijvoet – Maison de Verre – Paris 1932
photo n.3: Renzo Piano – Maison Hermès – Tokyo – 2006

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