The idea was to assemble a new product out of a number of different parts and products that already exist . By doing so , we elliminate the need of a new industrial production. And we bring something that can be handcrafted and still have the unique industrial look.
Haig Papazian and Carla Aramouny have just finished cooking Talk 20 Beirut for the third time. Prettiness served on AUB grounds on Friday March 27th, 2009 :)
Talk 20 Beirut has been an outlet for students and professionals in the creative field for a while now and this edition’s recipe smells delicious . .
Karim Najjar (ARD faculty/ Najjar & Najjar Architects)
Katrine Holmfeld + Mirene Arsanios (Ashkal Alwan association)
Lamia Joreige (video artist / Beirut Art Center founder)
Joey Abu Jawdeh + Anthony Khoury (4th year architecture students)
Bernard Mallat (ARD faculty/architect)
Jade Souaid (musician/ DJ / the Basement)
Maha Issa + Gamar Markarian (landscape architects / atelier Hamra)
Milia Maroun (fashion designer)
India x20 (photo journal / ARD group)
Salma Mousfi (musician / vocalist)
Lina Ghaibeh (ARD faculty / animation artist) + May Ghaibeh (graphic designer)
Raed Abillama (architect / RAA)
live music by Mashrou3 Leila featuring Salma Mousfi at 6:00 pm, before the event
*designed kisses in safe zones*R
I guess this guy isn’t scared of heights. Designed by architect Terunobu Fujimori, Takasugi-an is located in Chino, Nagano Prefecture, Japan and built atop two chestnut trees, cut from a nearby mountain and transported to the site.
More pics at My Modern Metropolis.
Peter Waltz’s house-shaped light fixtures put a whole new spin on “leaving the light on at home”. The light fixture are not only cool decorations, they also serve a purpose by providing light in dark spaces. The shadows and lines shot out of the houses are quite remarkable.
More pics and info at My Modern Metropolis.
A interview with danish architecture photographer Kim Høltermand. You can read the interview here.
Here we give you a little collection of window bars from Guatemala, artisan work mixed with amazing design and graphic sense. Beautiful works of art from a time when style, avant garde architecture, visual aesthetic and great details were worth something, enjoy.
Created by Swiss couple Sabina Lang and Daniel Baumann, the portable Everland Hotel is a ‘ Temporary ‘Art Installation you can sleep in, installed on the roof of the Palais de Tokyo ( Contemporary Art Museum of Paris) since October 2007 until March 2009 – More info & pics HERE
Read the rest of the Story, with more info & pics HERE
A strange man builds a world using holographic tools for the woman he loves.
This award winning short was created by filmmaker Bruce Branit, widely known as the co-creator of ‘405’. World Builder was shot in a single day followed by about 2 years of post production. Branit is the owner of Branit VFX based in Kansas City.
A $70,000,000 penthouse is waiting for you!!! Yarrr!
Commandingly sited atop the highest floors of the Five-Star St. Regis Hotel & Residences in San Francisco, this one-of-a-kind, palatial penthouse features over 20,000 expansive square feet, including 2,900 square feet of terraces – one of the largest personal residences in all of San Francisco. Created by international award-winning interior design firm Orlando Diaz-Azcuy Design Associates, this exquisite two-storey, grand penthouse designed for city living boasts floor-to-ceiling glass walls soaring 22 feet and incomparable 360-degree views of many San Francisco landmarks.
Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6
Size: 20000 sq ft
1859 m2 Half Bathrooms: 4
5 + Car Garage
In-Home Fitness Center