Illuminated Forest – TeamLab

August 13, 2017 / 0 comments

“This captioned movie shows how Japanese art collective TeamLab filled a park in Japan’s Saga Prefecture with light-based installations, including a digital waterfall and a school of virtual koi carp swimming in a pond. More one-minute movies ›” – Dezeen

50 Urban Blocks

July 30, 2017 / 0 comments

“50 Urban Blocks is the first in a collection of flash cards aimed to simplify architectural design. This first set of cards contains 50 new examples of how to design a block, how to organize space and ultimately how to build the city. Each 13 x 8 cm double-sided card proposes a possible urban form including measurements and…

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Moon Race

July 23, 2017 / 0 comments

“In a beach of Roca Blanca, Oaxaca, the artist Samuel Boutruche create an oniric race on the moon. As part of his residency at Casa Wabi Foundation, Samuel Boutruche carried out a performance with the local communities. With the aid of 40 students from the small town of Rio Grande, the artist reconstituted the lunar…

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Flowing Data

May 17, 2017 / 0 comments

A data visuaisation website with tutorials and information on how to create good statistical data: My name is Nathan Yau, and I’ve been running this place since 2007. I have a PhD in statistics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and I have a background in programming and information design. I’ve written two best-selling…

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ZHA & Form – Salerno Maritime Terminal Design Process

May 10, 2017 / 0 comments

A series of drawings, models and photographs that lead to the design of a hadid building:   Inaugurated on 25 April 2016, the new Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects is integral to the city’s urban plan. Begun by Mayor Vincenzo De Luca, now Governor of the Campania Region, and continued under the city’s…

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APOLLO 11 LANDING SITE

February 26, 2016 / 0 comments

Apollo 11 landing site compared to soccer (football) field: This image of the Apollo 11 landing site captured from just 24 km (15 miles) above the surface provides the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)’s best look yet at humanity’s first venture to another world. When Neil Armstrong took his famous first steps onto the lunar surface,…

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PIANO KEYS

February 26, 2016 / 0 comments

Building a single piano key from scratch, drawings and photographs of the full process… Follow link for photographs.  

GIANT WATER PURIFIER

February 22, 2016 / 0 comments

Spanish architect Andrés Jaque has created a towering network of water-purifying pipes for this year’s courtyard installation at MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York (+ slideshow). Jaque and his firm Office for Political Innovation were the winners of the 2015 Young Architects Program (YAP), which invites emerging architects to create a temporary structure for the courtyard at…

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GILLIAMESQUE – TERRY GILLIAM’S PRE-POSTHUMOUS MEMOIR

February 18, 2016 / 0 comments

Terry Gilliam’s memoir is as unique as the man himself. Known for his work with Monty Python and as a director of films like Brazil, Time Bandits, and Twelve Monkeys, Gilliam’s work has always had a surreal quality that makes it instantly recognizable. His “Pre-posthumous Memoir” happily possesses a similar quality. Most authors would write…

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INSERT DADAISM INTO PARAMETRICISM

February 16, 2016 / 0 comments

What is parametric architecture all about? It’s obviously and shockingly enough about parameters and the way with play with them – of course, we use an algorithmic approach in order to optimize these parameters, but as a parametric enthusiast myself I can’t help but admit that sometimes it’s just entertaining to randomly play with shapes…

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