ArchDaily.com have this fun post of cool cars and architecture as a break from the stereotypical way this two design icons are often photographed. Read the full article on their website here
Richard Meier talks colour! With an international reputation for white architecture, Meier talks about architectural context, timelessness, universal color, and a black building….
Sstudionmm is an architecture practice based in Iran have developed a digital solution to using brick as part of parametric architecture without resorting to complex construction techniques. Utilizing three dimensional modelling, the firm has developed articulated and detailed patterned brickwork that is the vernacular in their region. Sstudiomm – Negative Precision
I get my kicks from simple design and low tech solutions that create innovate products. This simple framework has infinite applications for ground sculpture… Check out their website at TERRA!
I have visited the Main Street in Canmore, Alberta many times and have always been impressed with this simple shopfront. Besides the colour splash from the planting this is a simple wood slat and metal frame construction. By using neutral materials to form the letters, emphasis is on the “negative space” to suggest the word
The Expanding Influence of Architects This article in Design Intelligence focuses on those professionals changing their traditional role in architecture and design to embrace new analytics and ideas. These new “hybrid” design houses are utilizing faster and more efficient processes to deliver architecture and products in the digital marketplace. Full article here
“The Architects Newspaper” writes, The Cloud Cast comprises a ceiling-mounted canopy of thin aluminium jets, each one equipped with an ultrasonic sensor for detecting motion à la whale-to-whale communication. An ultrasound signal is sent and if an echo is received in a given window of time, the object is deemed sufficiently near and hydro-valves in
Well here it is…a revamped blog page, simplified to show architecture & design posts that have captured my attention, offer important messaging or simply just great images. This new layout is based on WordPress’ “The Boardwalk theme” and together with the clean presentation of each post, offers horizontal scrolling which breaks the norm a little.