Oct 26, 2008
This house is completely build by just stacking 350mm square logs by the Sou Fujimoto Architects (Japan) ‘ There are no separations of floor, wall, and ceiling here. A place that one thought was a floor becomes a chair, a ceiling, a wall from various positions. The floor levels are relative and spatiality is perceived differently according to oneâ€™s position. Here, people are distributed three-dimensionally in the space. This is a place like an amorphous landscape with a new experience of various senses of distances. Inhabitants discover, rather than being prescribed, various functionalities in these convolutions. ‘ Link here.
Oct 13, 2008
Strata Hotel (Extension to Residence KÃ¶nigswarte) in Sesto, Italy. Photographs by Cristobal Palma. Click here for more pictures.
Oct 11, 2008
” The Lilypad, by Vincent Callebaut, is a concept for a completely self-sufficient floating city intended to provide shelter for future climate change refugees. The intent of the concept itself is laudable, but it is Callebaut’s phenomenal design that has captured our imagination. ” Read on… (via Inhabitat)
Sep 30, 2008
Check out these installations by Brad Downey- an American artist currently based in Berlin, Germany. ‘He uses film, sculpture, painting and drawing to reflect on concepts about the Establishment versus the audience’.
Sep 18, 2008
Photographer David Levene visits the new funicular railway station in Innsbruck designed by Zaha Hadid. More pictures here.
Sep 14, 2008
This is old but it’s still cool. Artists transformed the Hayward gallery on London’s South Bank for its 40th anniversary summer show. Psycho Buildings, takes visitors on rowing boats, through spooky doll’s houses and past an apartment caught mid-explosion, all in tribute to the iconic brutalist building. (via Guardian.co.uk)
Sep 9, 2008
Gas Natural headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. Architects: Enric Miralles (1955-2000) and Benedetta Tagliabue. Looks goodness. (Photos via JuanVan)
Aug 7, 2008
Bompas & Parr creates fine English jellies, designs bespoke jelly moulds and curates spectacular culinary events.
Aug 5, 2008
Wow, that’s tall! A crane was needed to complete the lego tower standing at 29.3m made from 465 000 lego bricks. Read here for more information about this madness.
Jul 26, 2008
Seeing these sculptures for the first time is pretty mind blowing. Dutch artist and kinetic sculptor Theo Jansen builds large works which resemble skeletons of animals and are able to walk using the wind on the beaches of the Netherlands. Jansen says, “The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds.”