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Intrapolis | Walter Jonas _

<b>Walter Jonas</b> was born on 1910 in Oberursel, Germany. He was a graphic artist and art critic, but his researches and interest led him to design a city called <b>Intrapolis</b>. Based on his finding that traditional or modern homes were all oriented towards the outside, but instead of great landscapes and views, they had noise, dust and noxious gases, Jonas has worked in rethinking the meaning of “home”. Inspired by a trip to Brazil in 1958, Jonas has developed a vision of a new humane urban form: the …

Vernacular Modernism: 7 Contemporary Homes in Rural Mexico

Although urban centers in Mexico are rapidly undergoing tremendous growth, development and transformation, ways of life in rural communities are also in flux. Some contemporary architects are trying to design new ways of living in these spaces. The Mexican landscape is as diverse as the …

An Architect’s Indoor-Outdoor Dreamscape in Mallorca, Spain

In 1972, Danish architect Jørn Utzon (best known as the architect of the extravagant Sydney Opera House in Australia) decided to build his family a …

Architecture

Hornbill House

Located on a 135-acre tea and coffee plantation in southern India, the Hornbill House isn't short on spectacular views. The bungalow sits on the edge …

Architecture

Concrete Love: The Architecture of the Böhm Family | the Fragility of Love _

#film<p><b>Concrete Love</b> the first and only documentary about one of Germany’s preeminent architects, Gottfried Böhm. Being the only German laureate of the prestigious Chicago based <b>Pritzker Price for Architecture</b>, who received the award in his lifetime, he is also the patriarch of an architecture dynasty to which his sons Stephan, Peter und Paul belong. But with the death of his wife Elisabeth, a key source of inspiration for all four Böhm, the family loses its emotional lodestone.<br>The film paints an …

yangjaegogae eco bridge winners propose a harmonious link between urban living and korean wildlife

<b>first prize winners of the yangjaegogae eco bridge design competition in korea, KILD architects create a proposal based on a simple and pure concept:</b> …

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The xx - Brave For You (Marfa Demo Version)

Music

International Fairground Helipad, Tripoli, Lebanon _

Oscar Niemeyer Architect, 1962 _<p><b>Adam Jayme Photography _</b>

Don’t Be Afraid of Bad Dreams: Rik Smits’ Cities and Landscapes _

Rik Smits is a Dutch artist who works with several media. His large pencil drawings depict cities and landscapes sceneries, sometimes with a realistic attitude and other times with touches of surrealism or a narrative theme. Smits’ interests deal with the relation between religion and…<p>First published/Read more on:

The European Reception of Frank Lloyd Wright _

<b>The influence of Frank Lloyd Wright on the Architecture of Europe (PDF)</b><p>by J.J.P. Oud<p>Wendingen, July, 1925<p>* First published/Read more on The Charnel-House - FROM BAUHAUS TO BEINHAUS

A Rare Midcentury Prefab Looks Just Like it Did in 1958—Down to the Knoll and Paul McCobb Interiors

The new homeowners of the Frost House investigate the history of their modular home and its contributions to the prefab movement.<p>Although anyone who visits Karen Valentine and Bob Coscarelli at their impeccably preserved 1958 prefab in Michigan City, Indiana, would call them lucky to be stewards of …

Houses

The Broad Museum, L.A.: let’s make a DETOUR by HOPE ST _

Architects: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, 2015

John Cage: From Zero // In The Ocean: The Classical Avant-Garde

From the casually curious to the autodidact, the information imparted by the voluminous youtube can be (at its very best) transformative / …

Indie Music

10 I.M. Pei Buildings We Love

In celebration of the architect's 100th birthday, we're taking look at 10 I.M. Pei buildings that we admire.<p>Born in Suzhou, China, on April 26, 1917, Chinese-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei grew up in Hong Kong and Shanghai before moving to the United States to study architecture at the University …

Architecture

The Man Who Fought Prejudice with Photography

As a new exhibition of his pioneering work opens at Foam, we look back on the remarkable legacy of image-maker and activist Gordon Parks<p><b>Who?</b> American …

Can’t wait _

G Suits / East River Ferry’s Greenpoint Landing _

Last water war, ruins of a future / ﻞﺒﻘﺘﺴﻤﻟﺍ ﺏﺍﺮﺧ ،ﻩﺎﻴﻤﻟﺍ ﺏﻭﺮﺣ ﺮﺧﺁ by Emeric Lhuisset _

Série de photographies du site archéologique de Girsu (Telloh) / <i>series of photographs of the archeological site of Girsu (Telloh),<br>Irak, 2016 / Iraq, 2016 _</i>

Paint It Black (and White) _

Pierre Soulages’ Mediterranean home in Mont Saint-Clair _<p>Architecte: J. Rouzand<p>Outside, the furniture supports various leisure activities: Hardoy Butterfly Chairs appear underneath the shaded overhang and Bertoia Diamond and Side Chairs serve as patio furniture on account of their vinyl seat pads. Finally, a low-level Saarinen Coffee Table supports a telescope, amplifying the home’s view of the sea.<p>In the artist’s bedroom, an Albini Desk is paired with a Tulip Stool, while a Barcelona® Table …

The Measure of a Man: Le Corbusier and The Human Scale _

Cris Gravin’s Stairway to Architecture _

Here we dive into the architecture of detail. Focusing on staircase, Cris Gravin, Munich based photographer, brings to the architectural forefront this piece so often forgotten, revealing its complexity, its attachment and reflection to the building, its aestheticism, as a signature.<p>Like a secret revealed in a minimalist approach in which we swirl to infinity. No issue!

1953, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Gesture _Still the time to celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday so …_Frank Llyod Wright is for sure o…

Still the time to celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday so …_<p>Frank Llyod Wright is for sure one of our “highlight"architect so it’s a pleasure to celebrate in our way, his 150th Birthday with the photos of Pedro E. Guerrero, through which the famous architect demonstrates the idea of Organic Architecture with hands.<p>These pictures are extracted from<p>WRIGHT 1943-1959<p>Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer & Peter Goessel<p>TASCHEN<p>GIF by ANARCHITECTURES+A

Arts & Architectures _ Issue 1943 _ #CoverWeek#11

Arts & Architectures _<p>Issue 1943 _<p>#CoverWeek#11<p>is about plunging your eyes<p>in a space where architecture,<p>landscape, design, art(s), become the<p>evidence …

#GoodAnarchiWeekend … From Paris _ gif by ANARCHITECTURES+A -

#GoodAnarchiWeekend … From Paris _<p>is about plunging your eyes<p>in a space where architecture,<p>landscape, design, art(s), become the<p>evidence of the …

The Canadian Architect _ the canadian architect, YEARBOOK 1966 _ #CoverWeek#10

The Canadian Architect _<p>the canadian architect, YEARBOOK 1966 _<p>#CoverWeek#10<p>is about plunging your eyes<p>in a space where architecture,<p>landscape, …

The Modulor _

THE MODULOR, Le Corbusier _<p>Le Corbusier published <i>Le Modulor</i> in 1948, followed by <i>Modulor 2</i> in 1955. These works were first published in English as <i>The Modulor</i> in 1954 and <i>Modulor 2 (Let the User Speak Next)</i> in 1958.<p>The 2004 reprinted box set including both books was printed in a square format using the Modulor with the series twenty seven to one hundred and forty reduced in size to one tenth.<p>The <b>Modulor</b> is an anthropometric scale of proportions devised by the Swiss-born French architect Le …

Interiors _

Issue August 1954 _

The Architectural Review _

THE ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW, issue June 1952 _

Architecture 52 _

Issue 3 _

Experimental Constructions: 7 Student-Built Architectural Projects

Academia is often seen as an insular world, so caught up in esoteric ideas that it has no bearing on society at large. This is not completely true. Most disciplines, architecture included, have a great bearing on everything we do. The education that architects receive will translate into very real, …