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The Beehive Conference Center. Culver City (California). Eric Owen Moss. 2001

" Putting into practice formal solutions never before attempted, often provocative, taking steps toward contamination and the unusual: in this project Californian architect Eric Owen Moss admirably represents his work, even though his choices cannot be traced to a single evolutionary line. For his outstanding characteristic is precisely this: he never gets tired of experimenting. "

The Box. Culver City (California). Eric Owen Moss. 1994

" A precarious balance, an unexpected movement, a design that takes nothing for granted: The Box is an "overconstruction" built on the roof of an existing building. "

Visiting Artists House - Jim Jennings Architecture
Geyserville, California, 2003

" There is a lot of talk about the relationship between architecture and sculpture. Numerous exhibitions have looked into paths for interaction, possible dialogues, and forms of comparison. Bilbao, for instance, recently hosted ArchiSculpture, an exhibition exploring interaction between Architecture and Sculpture since the eighteenth century. "

Xeros House. Blank Studio. Phoenix. 2005

" Xeros is the Greek word for "dry", like the climate surrounding Blank Studio's Xeros House, one of the most interesting buildings in Arizona. "

Wind Tower. Yokohama. Toyo Ito. 1986

" It was designed 20 years ago, but it is a highly innovative form of architecture whose formal solutions and use of technology reveal all the contemporaneity of 21st century architecture: the Wind Tower is one of Toyo Ito's best-known projects. It earned him the 1987 Edwin Guth Memorial Award of Excellence from America's Illumination Engineering Society, a prestigious acknowledgement of the strong symbolic value of this work in its urban context. "

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