Lier, Belgium, 1955
Belgian EU Pavilion
Expo 2010, Shanghai
She chose to structure the pavilion around the conceptual image of a huge brain cell, using transparent textile, which evokes the artistic wealth of Belgium and Europe as well as the central position of Belgium at the heart of Europe.
Lina Bo Bardi
Rome, Italy, 1914 · São Paulo, Brazil, 1992
MASP – The São Paulo Museum of Art
São Paulo, Brazil
The MASP expresses the intent made by Lina Bo Bardi to bring art closer to the general public. It had to give off an atmosphere that would allow the visitor to understand the work of art. The architect declared: “I did not search for beauty, I searched for freedom.” The MASP architectural solution is, in fact, direct and essential.