AD Classics: The Scottish Parliament / Enric Miralles

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Widely known for it’s extreme cost of construction, is a remarkable example of incorporating architecture into it’s surroundings.

“The Parliament sits in the land. We have the feeling that the building should be land, built out of land. To carve in the land the form of gathering people together… is a land… The land itself will be a material, a physical building material…”

More on the Scottish Parliament by Enric Miralles after the break.