Miguel Mendez

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Escuela Manuel Anabalon Saez - Gubbins Arquitectos

<b>Proyecto:</b> Escuela Manuel Anabalon Saez <b><br>Arquitectura:</b> Gubbins Arquitectos<br>Pedro Gubbins Foxley, Victor Gubbins Browne <b><br>Ubicación:</b> Panguipulli, X Región, …

Starbucks Mermaid Mutations

Wolverine<p>Redditor IHunt posted a Reddit thread sharing his/her drawings on Starbucks cups, which are completed during lulls at work. The creative …

Casa en la Ladera de un Castillo - Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

<b>Proyecto:</b> Casa en la Ladera de un Castillo <b><br>Arquitectura:</b> Fran Silvestre Arquitectos <b><br>Ubicación:</b> Ayora, Valencia, España <b><br>Equipo:</b> Fran Silvestre, María …

Casa en el Limón - VWA Villar Watty Arquitectos

<b>Proyecto:</b> Casa en el Limón <b><br>Arquitectura:</b> VWA Villar Watty Arquitectos <b><br>Ubicación:</b> Jocotepec, Jalisco, México <b><br>Colaborador:</b> Enrique Sagún <b><br>Año:</b> 2012</b> …

What kind of prison might the inmates design?

The workshop leaders came laden with markers in colors other than red and blue (gang colors), drafting rulers crafted from museum board (too dull to …

San Francisco

Can urban agriculture work on a commercial scale?

In 1999, Dickson Despommier, a professor of environmental health sciences and microbiology at Columbia University, popularized the idea of …

Deliberate design and accessible architecture

“<i>… by creating whole species of permanent garbage to clutter up the landscape, and by choosing materials and processes that pollute the air we</i> …

New Zealand

Rammed earth walls with striated patterns frame Tatiana Bilbao's Ajijic House

Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao specified rammed earth for the walls of this weekend house built for a modest budget on the shore of Lake Chapala, …

Rotating rooms give Sharifi-ha House by Next Office a shape-shifting facade

Swivelling pods allow the owners of this house in Tehran to adapt to Iran's fluctuating temperatures by opening up rooms in summer, or turning them …

Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes

<i>Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes</i> is a book about energy. We have written it to explore the new ways architecture has developed in …

Les Bébés Cafe & Bar / JC Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> For customers, this sense of delight, surprise and freshness of transformation from the entrance into …

Morgan Freeman and Fallon Inhale Helium. Hilarity Ensues.

<b>Ever since he told the story</b> of Andy Dufrense's prison stint in 1994's <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>, Morgan Freeman has had the most famous and distinctive voice in Hollywood. He's narrated everything from Oscar-caliber films to documentaries to Visa commercials, and we've always known it's him. Lately he's …

'Found,' Unpublished Photographs From National Geographic

View Gallery<p>National Geographic published their first issue 125 years ago in 1888. This is an incredible timespan for any publication, but you have …

South Dakota

Liberté, égalité .. France’s nude art models want better working conditions

Liberté, égalité .. France’s nude art models want better working conditions

France’s Nude Art Models Rally for Better Working Conditions

Art World<p>Basic job security and ending unhygienic practices are among their demands.<p>,<p>Students painting “from life” at the École des Beaux-Arts in the …

Portrait of Naked Man Ignites Controversy on Streets of New York

A photograph of a nude male in a downtown Manhattan gallery’s front window has drawn protests from neighborhood parents and schoolteachers requesting …

Pierre Horn and Eileen Huhn of Schall & Schnabel have joined forces with Diana Wehmeier to create a truly mesmerizing series of photographs featuring dancers and models painted to become one with their surroundings. http://artlog.com/post/91870822595

<b>Passing Time Down the High Line</b><p>For three days this week, visitors to the High Line will be able to view and participate in David Lamelas’ <i>Time Line on</i> …

Opening next week at Metro Tech, Downtown Brooklyn, Sam Falls' interactive, outdoor installation will feature a heat-sensitive bench, wind chimes visitors can combine in unique melodies, and a maze that shifts shades in the sunlight (among other dynamic works...). The exhibit will last through May 2015, so no excuses for missing this one! http://artlog.com/post/92839920925

"Mouthful of Meetings" Seminar at Venice Biennale & Exhibition at Helsinki Design Week

What are the challenges in Africa's current rapid socio-economic development that architects have the capacity to address? Can foreign architects …

Venice Biennale

Stelka Institute Presents: Moscow's “Urban Routines”

Over the course of nine months, graduate students at the Strelka Institute studied the urban landscape of Moscow and the daily routines of its …

Zaha Hadid on Russian Artist Kazimir Malevich

In an article for London's <i>Royal Academy of Arts</i> Magazine entitled <i>Plane Sailing</i>, Zaha Hadid discusses the influence of Russian Suprematist painter …

Faculty of Engineering + Information Technology / Denton Corker Marshall

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Selected from over 60 entries in an international two-stage design competition, the design of the new …

A stone barn is turned into a new and stunning Library & Student Hub at the University of Cumbria, UK http://ilikear.ch/1pZ9OGo

"... one can see in a few lines whether a man is really an architect." http://ilikear.ch/1n0mEmd