“Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.” — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
FIFA Unveils New World HQ
FIFA the governing body of world soccer(futbol) today unveiled its new headquarters as a prelude to its next congressional meeting. The design by Swiss architect Tilla Theus is estimated to have cost the organization around $196 million and includes: five underground levels, a fitness center, meditation room, conference facilities, geographically themed parks and a full-size international football pitch. The Zurich based design firm is not only known for its architecture but also its modern furniture designs as well.