Boston City Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, 1963-68(Kallmann, McKinnell & Knowles)

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mythologyofblue: Joseph Beuys, Untitled, 1970 “In the foreground is ‘The Pack’, a group of twenty-four sledges. Each one has its own survival kit including fat for sustenance, felt for warmth, and a torch for navigation.” [what is necessary for survival + books]

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Canary Islands Architects Association Building, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, 1975(Javier Diaz-Llanos & Vincente Saavedra)

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archatlas: Architectures in Moiré Andrea Minini You like it. The image appeals to and intrigues you. Simple yet complex, intuitive yet calculated, 2D yet fluid and less yet more. Like all his other illustrations, Andrea Minini produced it using just two lines. “My inspiration is the Modernist ethic of less is more, using the smallest possible number of elements to convey a broader and more variegated concept. It is a sort of binary code, a universal language that is part of my style....

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First Works, second thoughts. Nice done book but where it says work, it should really say “completed building”. Funny how some ppl consider constructed buildings to be their only “work”.

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July 13, 2015

Following the work by DEMILIT as editors of  the new issue of The New City Reader Istanbul edition. This time “Terra Incognita”. —via quaderns

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It is always interesting to see the “top post of the week” in our blog, as most of the time we find that aren’t new posts the most visitide but a mixed randomly selection between old and new posts. This week most viewed are: 1. On Ash Clouds | Observatories 2. Natural nuclear reactors, power plants and landscape | A brief history of design3. Ce que le Centre Pompidou aurait pu être 4. Electronic Topographies | Peter Jellitsch 5. Yona Friedman | Ville Spatiale in Binckhorst...

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June 23, 2017

arqvac: “Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum” in New York City, USA by Frank Lloyd Wright | Photo: Ezra Stoller

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June 9, 2015

VERTICAL CONGLOMERATES From Left to Right: Franco Purini, Barbaric Skyscraper, 1985 / Frank O. Gehry, Hypotheses about the Form of Other Presumably Postmodernist Entries, Chicago Tribune Tower Competition, Late Entries, 1980 / Franklin Rosemont, Buster Keaton CollageEduardo Paolozzi, Tyrannical Tower, 1961 / V. Krinskii, Skyscraper Project, 1923 / Bela Kadar, Architecture Fantasy, 1925Gaetano Pesce, Project for a Residential Building, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1987 / John Corkill Jr., Architectural Car...

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fuckyeahbrutalism: Chinese Community Housing, Boston, Massachusetts, 1966 (Project) (F.A. Stahl and Associates)

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March 22, 2017
September 17, 2015 waffleslabs: waffle slab

andrewromano: I’ve spent the past few months flying back and forth between New York and Los Angeles, and every time I land at LAX I’ve had to make my escape through some long, windowless tunnel. The only redeeming aspect of these transitional spaces has been the colorful tile mosaics running along one wall, from one end to the other. At first I didn’t really notice them. Then, at some point, I started to look forward to them. But it wasn’t until now that I actually bothered to find out who put...

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“Superstudio 1966-1973: del mundo sin objetos a la malla universal" puede visitarse en la segunda planta de la Biblioteca de la ETSAM durante el mes de octubre. Más info, aquí.

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Last Days | P.S. Andrews | The Final Years of the Space Shuttle Program | Gallery of stunning photos via WIRED Raw File. —via: cerreyes-dpr-bcn

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February 23, 2017

fuckyeahbrutalism: Extension, Louis Leitz Works, Stuttgart, Germany, 1962-67 (Hans C. Müller, Georg Heinrichs) Why does this remind me so strongly of the Gwathmey beach houses?

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