PLATOON KUNSTHALLE opened its doors on 11th april 2009. PLATOON KUNSTHALLE is set up in Seoul as a space for subculture in Asia. its programmatic orientation towards cultural movements beneath the radar creates a dynamic space where new ideas are born and presented.
Concept Design: Platoon Cultural Development
Location: Seoul, Korea
Sears Tower, which opened its new set of glass balconies for public viewing. “The Ledge,” as they’re collectively called………….view more exclusive images of this building and more information here
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art is located in the center of Kanazawa, one of the nation’s historical centers, on the north coast of Japan.
The building contains community gathering spaces, a library, lecture hall, children’s workshop, as well as museum spaces. The variously proportioned rooms placed inside the circular building – the model based on a chain of islands or an urban space – signify the centers that generate values originating in the maldistribution of decentrism and polycentrism, and in remote regions.
Pete Nelson is a treehouse guy. His company the Tree House Workshop not only builds them, but he also travels the world finding inspiring homes in the treetops to write about and photograph. In May, his fifth book on the subject, “New Treehouses of the World,” hits the stores. Here’s a sneak preview of some of the structures featured in the book.
Here they are some crazy architectural prototypes in paper and card from the australian artist Horst Kiechle. So brilliant!
The graphic illustrations contain some shapes transforming into each other and creating a very ambient perception.
Using very few colors and letting the shapes form without interference.
Take a look at the website for more images. via gradientmagazine.
Sun One Building by Department of Architecture and Workpoint Entertainment by a+A (black and white). Photos by Wison Tungthunya.
– Studying at the Kyiv State Art Insitute, and worked as a muralist until his emigration to Paris, France in 1978. After he moved to Paris his career got a real turn up, traveling around the world with his different exhibitions.
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Swiss decay photographer Timm Suess just published a travel journal through the Chernobyl zone of exclusion. The whole collection includes 450 powerful HDR images, all Creative Commons-licensed. Check it out at Many Faces of Decay.