Victoria Meyers architect recently sat down for an interview with the FIXr.com blog. In the interview, Ms. Meyers discusses her inspirations, life as an architect in New York City, as well as several current projects including the recently completed Infinity Chapel in Greenwich Village, NYC and Digital Water i- Pavilion, a community center currently under construction in Battery Park City.
Infinity Chapel - sanctuary view click here to see more photos of Infinity Chapel at hanrahanmeyers.com, Victoria Meyers architect
DWiP: Digital Water Pavilion- looking north along interactive wall click here to see more photos of Digital Water Pavilion at hanrahanmeyers.com. Victoria Meyers architect
here is an excerpt from the interview:
what inspires you as an architect?
What works in architecture today was true 2,000 years ago and is still true today. If you go to the Parthenon it blows your mind because there is a series of amazing relationships based on porportioning systems - form, music, sound, and other natural phenomena. The experience of walking through that space is amazing and illuminating. You can have the very same feeling when walking through the landscape developed by Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West. When I toured the compound at one point I lost sight that we were walking through architecture and all I could see was that we were walking through desert canyons. The man was a genius. ...