Blog: Making buildings look better
Dave Leggett | 17 July 2008
I recall that a few years ago there was an artist who covered landmark buildings with something like giant blankets. I think the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin was one. It made quite a visual impact.
Industrial buildings are often dull to look at. There is a brutal functional form thing going on and it's rare that an industrial building is pleasing on the eye.
I liked this draping thing going on at Ford in Germany. This could catch on, if the local authority planning regs allow it. I for one would favour anything that brightens up a grey industrial landscape.
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