• “Architecture Stands Out Because It Has Something to Say to its Context”: In conversation with Mario Botta

    27 days ago - By Arch Daily

    MOMA. Image © Robert Canfield
    Swiss architect Mario Botta is known for his geometrically imposing, spatially captivating structures that are invariably dressed in zebra-like horizontal stripes in either black and white or red and white combinations. These both traditional and strikingly modern villas, chapels, wineries, schools, libraries, museums, company headquarters, banks, and residential blocks are scattered throughout towns and mountainous villages in the architect's native Ticino region in southern Switzerland , extend all over Europe and can be encountered in places as far away as...
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