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

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November 10, 2015

Enternational Akrobat,Tayfun Serttas, Stüdyo Osep. A Rock and a Hard Place, Main program, 3rd Thessaloniki Biennial

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Justyn Hegreberg, ’Segmentation Fault’, 2014. 30cm X 30cm X 6cm, oil on aluminium panel.

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archiveofaffinities: Franco Albini, Ignazio Gardella, Giulio Minoletti, Giuseppe Palanti, Giangiacomo Predaval, and Giovanni Romano, “Green Milan”, Plan for the Sempione Zone, Milan, Italy, 1938 

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acidadebranca: architectmagazine: Alabaster-clad bridges link the galleries within the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and become illuminated at night.  #ARCHITECTURE # USA ANTOINE #PREDOCK Antoine Predock (born 1936 in Lebanon, Missouri) 2014 – CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

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March 15, 2012 Sprawl and Suburbia
February 20, 2014

destructionisnotnegative: A communal micro-housing built with a jack up oil rig system is used to respond to sea level rise in low lying Carrington, Newcastle. Metal workers and oyster farmers will live, recycling the abandoned industrial facilities and utilising the water for food. As land is now precious, a garden and green spaces enable the inhabitants to relax, grow vegetables and treasure plant life.by Ryan Jago

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themodernartists:Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889-1943), Composition of Circles and Overlapping Angles, 1930. Oil on canvas.

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ryanpanos: Tokyo Expressways |  Thibaud Poirier | Tumblr The constant sights, sounds, and lights that link Tokyo to the other great modern cities of the world - New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong - are also tempered with the cramped alleyways  reminiscent of a deeply historical Japan. Yet it is the expressways of Tokyo that allow it to undergo such a fantastic transformation from 9 million inner city inhabitants to the astounding 35 million who commute from the metropolitan area everyday to go t...

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The construction of Unite d'Habitation, Berlin, Germany (circa 1957). Le Corbusier was invited to design a structure for the Interbau site and he responded with his Unite d'Habitation design. Due to the scale of the building, an alternative site was found and the 17 storey block was constructed. It contains 627 flats. When completed it faced harsh criticism for the high number of flats within and the quality of finish.

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December 8, 2013 ROLU

Kure City Hall and Municipal Auditorium, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, 1962(Junzo Sakakura & Associates)

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thetypologist: Happy Boston Marathon Day! Typology of running shoes. Nike. When I was in Portland someone told me this story about working for Nike: there is a company store, and employees can invite guests to share in their discounts. But your guests are asked not to wear footwear made by other brands to the company store. Barefoot they came to the temple, etc. etc.

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August 11, 2011 Building collects Nature

archiveofaffinities: Peter Pran for Schmidt, Garden and Erikson, Townhouse at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1980  Airbrush globalization

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Charles Moore, Perez Associates Inc., U.I.G and Ron Filson, Piazza D'Italia, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1975-1980

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June 7, 2017

mpdrolet: Construction of the Place Ville-Marie Tower,  a building designed by Henry N. Cobb and I. M. Pei, c. 1961 Montreal McCord Museum Archives

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