We are getting settled into our new house and have quickly realized that we need to add some strong punches of color in the mix. Matteo Thun does a great job at incorporating strong statements of color in his commercial buildings. I think some of these would be a tad bit much for me but I can certainly gleam some ideas from his work. More after the jump.
For an architect, there is no better teacher than the Genius Loci. He tells us how to draw a project that respects culture and nature in a territory where we are called to build. If we learn to listen to the Genius Loci, our ideas adapt to history and geography. Thus, an architecture emerges that makes the most of local traditions and new technologies in order to create sustainable solutions, save resources, generate measurable economic results, while contributing to beauty.