The Guggenheim: A Social Organism

The Solomon R. Guggenheim, by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue and 89th Street in Manhattan, New York City. The museum is known as a landmark building of 20th century architecture and has been conceived as the start of organic architecture

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Maria Flores
Getty Center: Richard Meier

We spent so much time inside I can’t even recount the hours. Although we were in a hurry because we wanted to go check out more stuff in LA, we saw every crevice and walked all around the museum. What interested me the most was the fact that the entry was free! Comparing all other centers and museums around the world, and the amount of stuff you see in here and experience here for it to be free is unbelievable.

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Maria Flores
The Seagram: Mies van der Rohe

“God is in the details” is a very true statement said by Mies van der Rohe; his blinds system is an example of this. He thought about how the height of the building would be such a problem for blinds, users would tend to have the blinds at all levels and the facade would then look all messy.

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Maria Flores
SANAA: Teshima Art Museum

Teshima island is the epitome of an artistic and magical place. It is a rural island in itself where you will find many rural homes still inhabited by mostly fishermen and old people. However, it is a very exciting travel destination to see contemporary art. 

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Maria Flores
Chichu Museum: Darkness Before Light

Chichu Museum, known as the best museum for contemporary art in the world was shocking. Shocking in a good sense. The sensations, sights, feelings I had inside this place will not compare to any other. Although I walked with a group of 6 people we didn’t talk the whole way in. There was nothing to talk about, the individual was making the journey alone, everything was so beautiful to describe.

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Maria Flores