Architect: Caruso St John

Alternative Histories: Caruso St John & Siw Thomas on Hans Poelzig

Alternative Histories: Caruso St John & Siw Thomas on Hans Poelzig

The charcoal lines of Poelzig’s sketches imply a volume and material surface that is close to the quality of his buildings. Our model attempts to engage with this fusion of formal energy and material alchemy. – Caruso St John

The facade is the window to the soul of architecture: Venice Architecture Biennale, 2018

The facade is the window to the soul of architecture: Venice Architecture Biennale, 2018

By Adam Caruso and Helen Thomas

In response to the Biennale’s theme of Freespace, Caruso St John Architects put together an exhibition that celebrates the historical richness and social generosity of the façade. Whether a building is public or private, whatever its intended use, its façades have the responsibility to make a positive contribution to the public… Read More

Caruso St John Architects

Caruso St John Architects

By Adam Caruso

We have been making model photographs for the last twenty-five years, and these images have always skirted between abstraction and concrete reality. They show a world where the atmosphere of our buildings is explicitly evoked at the same time as creating an uncanny sense of the actual size and material… Read More