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È la prima retrospettiva di Christa Sommerer e Laurent Mignonneau, due degli artisti più celebri e innovativi del panorama dell'arte mediatica e interattiva internazionale. In modo naturale e intuitivo la loro opera elabora interfacce che applicano i principi della teoria dei sistemi viventi in relazione con l'ecologia, la vita artificiale e la scienza della complessità. Questa mostra interattiva ci dà la possibilità di sperimentare in modo partecipato tutte le opere più strettamente collegate c...

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“Note the terraced fields and strips planting. The fruits trees bear abundantly under individual glass housings. Strange? Fantastic? Unbelievable? Remember, this is the world of 1960!” Source: The Charnel House

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joriswegner:zoobotics / ZURI 03A concept of an urban exploration robot by zoobotics capable of folding into the really compact shape of a truncated octahedron for efficient storage and for throwing it into otherwise ínaccessible areas.

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June 20, 2017

fastcompany: This is what happened when Belgian streets got rid of cars and turned into beautiful parks this summer

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January 28, 2017

Albert Bridge House, Manchester, UK (circa 1959) The 19 storey office block was built by the Ministry of Works to house various Government departments. Due to the amount storage being housed in the block, it was constructed with thicker floors able to take larger than normal loads. The building was faced in Portland stone slabs which were used as the formwork for the block to increase construction speed.

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#albert_bridge_house, #manchester, #office, #modernist, #modernism

May 29, 2017

“The city of the future —it’s pop. It’s "plugg-in”. It’s even possible" —François Dallegret [1966]

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#avant_garde, #utopia, #utopias

June 8, 2017

Aerial view of Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne, Switzerland (circa 1955). Despite what the name suggests, this was not built as an official Olympic stadium, although the International Olympic Committee is headquartered in Lausanne. The stadium was built from 1950 till 1952 to the design by Charles F. Thevenaz, taking full advantage of the picturesque setting next to Lake Geneva.

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#stade_olympique_de_la_pontaise, #lausanne, #switzerland, #stadium, #fc_lausanne_sport, #arena

April 9, 2014

growth of emptiness within a solid matter as space formation © luka pavelka 2012, university of belgrade, serbia

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archimaps: The Pump Rooms and Cathedral, Bath Must go to Bath. How can I call myself an Austenite if I haven’t been?

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January 30, 2012
March 8, 2016

roomonfiredesign: The Condestable’s House by Tabuenca & Leache Arquitectos in Pamplona, Spain.

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Dyckerhoff Bridge, Wiesbaden-Schierstein, Germany (circa 1967) A gift to the city of Wiesbaden by Dyckerhoff Zementwerke AG to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary, the bridge was groundbreaking in its construction. The arch is made of lightweight concrete, cantilevered from the approach ramps which were constructed out of a dense concrete and act as counterbalances to the arch, making the bridge the first cantilevered lightweight concrete structure in the world. It was designed by Dr...

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#wiesbaden, #schierstein, #bridge, #modernist, #modernism, #dyckerhoff

kronosiss: This is the first post on my new blog, documenting my design process for our final university design studio project. My name is Ryan Jago and I am a 5th year Masters of Architecture student at Newcastle Uni, Australia.To begin, my tutor Chris Tucker ( Website and Uni website profile) asked me to imagine a final glimpse of the project, imagining the end point, and I have come up with this collage to visualise it, mainly aesthetically. It is quite different from my initial thoughts of...

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