Expanding the limits of modernist architecture, Lina Bo Bardi and Albert Frey’s practice is both critical and responsive. Both practitioners helped establish São Paulo and Southern California as mid-twentieth century architectural and cultural testing grounds. Answering to the climate of their respective locales, their spaces create dialogues between nature and society.
A Search for Living Architecture is at Palm Springs Art Museum until 7 January. Find out more: www.psmuseum.org.
1. Image: Lina Bo Bardi, Bardi House (Casa de vidro), São Paulo, Brazil, 1949-1952, view from the northeast, photograph by Nelson Kon, 2002, Courtesy Nelson Kon