‘Above Below’ A Subterranean City that will heal the earth. As we all know, we are in the process of depleting our natural resources, especially through open-pit mining exploits which leaves huge gaping holes in the ground, causing scars in the earth. Matthew Fromboluti of Washington University in St. Louis has a plan to heal [...]
Fashion meets architecture at the ‘Istanbul Contrast’ exhibition at Istanbul Modern — the brain child of renowned designers Ece and Ayse Ege (creators of Dice Kayek) — which opened August 26th and will run through September 19, 2010 (coinciding with Istanbul Fashion Week) with the support of Istanbul 2010 Capital of Culture Agency. The collection interprets the [...]
A series of pop-up books by Daisy Lew, inspired by New York City icons: the Big Apple, the Chrysler Building, yellow cab, and the Statue of Liberty. Each spread visualizes respective icons from the top view while it also represents urban landscape from the side.
The architectural dream known as The Sentosa House by Singapore-based architect Guz Wilkinson sits on a 726sqm flat piece of land that faces the sea. The brief from the client, an Australian couple, was simply to maximize the view.
The city of Al Hajjara in Republic of Yemen tucked precariously in the Haraz Mountains, is the city of Manakha, which is close to one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Sana. At an altitude of 2,300 meters, Manakha is the main city in the Haraz mountains and was an ancient stronghold. It [...]
Atelier Van Lieshout (AVL) is a multidisciplinary company that operates internationally in the field of contemporary art, design and architecture. AVL was founded in 1995 by Joep van Lieshout. The name Atelier Van Lieshout emphasises the fact that the works of art do not stem solely from the creative brain of Joep van Lieshout, but [...]
Rocha Tombal Architecten who designed this Bierings house, brought together form, function and sculpturing to produce an amazing architectural piece of art. Walls don’t end where you would naturally expect them to so furnishings need to be thought out. The house is surrounded by greenery, therefore just about every room has a gorgeous view.