• Steven Heller

Etienne Louis Boullée – Architect of Big


Newton Memorial


They don’t make ’em like Etienne Louis Boullée envisioned ’em. Although monumental buildings exist, the cost of creating buildings and monuments as large as Boullée’s is both prohibitive and obscene. Still, his mammoth ego structures are fascinating to view in paper form, and even interesting to contemplate. This is architecture that smothers the masses.


Pyramid



Bibliotheque Nationale


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About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →

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