All posts tagged “daniel libeskind

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Pickles and crystals

Late last month it was announced that the 30 St. Mary Axe tower in London–also affectionately known as the Gherkin–had gone into receivership. The reason was a mismatch of assets and liabilities, specifically currency losses: A fund managed by IVG Immobilien AG, once Germany’s biggest real… Read More

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Mirvish + Gehry

I was reading Novae Res Urbis this morning and they had a piece on the 3 tower Mirvish + Gehry proposal in Toronto’s Entertainment District. It was talking about David Mirvish’s “sales pitch” to the Empire Club of Canada this week, an attempt to help… Read More