“Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.” — Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
OMA Landmark Jeopardized By Fire
The future Mandarin Oriental Hotel as photographed during the fire that consumed it this evening. Apparently, the OMA/Koolhaas CCTV tower has sustained little damage. This marks the third major fire in less than a year that have afflicted modern architecture projects.