Architecture brings people together


Upon the recommendation of my sister, I watched the movie "The Lakehouse" starring Keannu Reeves and Sandra Bullock. I have to admit, this is a chick-flick, but I was more attracted to the architecture in the movie than the movie itself. They had an architectural walking tour of Chicago, the characters have 3 architects in it, they quoted architectural jargons and names that made me feel connected. In the photo at the top, this scene brought back memories of my years in school.

But the moral of the story is that two people were brought together by this unique architectural piece---The Lakehouse. True architecture does that to you---you experience it, rather than see it.
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Walt Disney Concert Hall by Frank Gehry


For the third time, I visited the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Each time I see this building the experience of the dramatic spaces overwhelm me. There are no straight lines in this building. One has got to be inside the building to experience the celebration of space. Pictures don't do justice. Although the building photographs well.

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