In 1995, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron burst on to the scene winning commission to design the Tate Modern art museum in London. Their design, which saw the adaptive reuse of Giles Gilbert Scott’s Bankside Power Station prompted surprise, not for what they did, but for what they didn’t do.
“The city must completely disappear from the surface of the earth and serve only as a transport station for the Wehrmacht. No stone can remain standing. Every building must be razed to its foundation,” said SS chief Heinrich Himmler, referring to the Polish city of Warsaw in 1944.
This is only a handful of the work I have produced. Nearly all of which is for The Architect's Newspaper (AN) and Metropolis Magazine. Click here for a complete list of my work for AN and here for Metropolis.