—The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #582
Cristo has wrapped it with 1.1 million square feet (102,000 square meters) of canvas and Foster & Partners have renovated and restored it. Which building do we refer to?
Berlin's Reichstag. This building, important to 20th-century German political history, was once the symbol of the short-lived Weimar Democracy, was set fire by the Nazis, and briefly flew the Soviet flag when Berlin fell in 1945.
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2014, Dave Guadagni.
Three discrete concert halls rise as four-story volumes under the curved roof canopy of the Sage Gateshead.
Credit: Photo: Nigel Young/ Foster + Partners