The Present Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced a new virtual collaboration with Google Arts & Tradition, l. to. Leading online platform that uses technology to share unique cultural institutions and collections with a world audience.
RIBA has one of the largest, oldest and most significant architectural collections in the world and it is l. to. UK’s first organization dedicated to him. to. architecture in partnering with Google Arts & Tradition.
“Our new partnership with Google Arts & Tradition creates a great opportunity to inspire and delight a world audience and showcase our unique treasures. We look forward to curating more experiences and exhibits online to illustrate the impact and l. to. importance of design and l. to. architecture throughout the centuries and around the world. ”
Alan Vallance, CEO of RIBA
Starting today, Friday, May 21, a specially selected selection of 15 stories will be posted online and can be viewed for free online. to. Google Arts & Tradition platform. They go from him. to. creation of Central Park in New York, Modernist buildings in Ghana to the Picturesque movement and from a century of Olympic buildings to a historical tour of key architectural landmarks of Venice.
Highlights from RIBA’s collections will include original drawings by Ernö Goldfinger, Sir Charles Barry (Giant Ben), Étienne-Louis Boullée and Toyo Ito. Featured projects include works by Walter Gropius, Pier Luigi Nervi, Kenzo Tange, Jane Drew & Maxwell Fry, Zaha Hadid, and Diller Scofidio & Renfro. Early photographs of New York and Venice (Carlo Ponti, Carlo Naya and Alinari Fratelli) from l. to. 1860s onwards. A photo of the Louvre in Paris under construction in 1846 can be seen up close, revealing extraordinary levels of detail.
Los angeles curated selection illustrates the international reach of l. to. RIBA collection, spanning from the Renaissance to l. to. present. It includes some never-before-exhibited objects that show more unusual parts of the archive, such as the drawings and business cards of landscape designer Sir Humphrey Repton, private photographs of architects, portraits, parks and garden designs.