You’ve seen them as runways to designer fashion shows and as iconic buildings around the world. Here we list the most celebrated designer projects in fashion history from the past and the present by renowned architects.
The Bob Hope Estate – LV Cruise 2016
Year: Built late 1970s
Architect: John Lautner
Bob and Dolores’ house, designed by John Lautner, whose Space Age, mid 20th century Southern Californian houses are increasingly fashionable, is extraordinary and rarely seen by the public. Located in Palm Springs, it is a true landmark sitting high atop the exclusive Southridge community, overlooking the Coachella Valley with panoramic views northward to Banning Pass and Mount San Jacinto to the west.
Blenheim Palace – 2017 Cruise Show
Architect : Sir John Vanbrugh
Year: Built in the early 18th century
The Blenheim Palace – a stately home in Oxfordshire that is traditionally the principal residence of the Duke of Marlborough – first played host to Christian Dior himself in 1954, when the designer was invited by the then-Duchess of Marlborough to present his latest couture offering there.
Architect: Rem Koolhaas, Ellen Van Loon
The Prada Transformer is a temporary structure picked up by cranes and rotated to accommodate a variety of cultural events. The 20-metre high Transformer is located adjacent to the 16th Century Gyeonghui Palace in the centre of Seoul. The pavilion consists of four basic geometric shapes – a circle, a cross, a hexagon, a rectangle – leaning together and wrapped in a translucent membrane.
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