Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Louvre


Recently, the Louvre uncloaked it's Islamic collection from under an undulating sleeve of distressed metal.  At once engaging, it's fluid gesture against the rigid facade of the courtyard dares the occupier of the space to inch closer.  Cleverly, scale is maintained by the sine curve which grounds the structure comfortably within it's surroundings and maintains human proportionn.