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fantagraphics: “Overgrown” - print by Lilli Carré, printed by and available from Desert Island.

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fantagraphics: tieduptight: Almost finished with this mural, which wraps around 3 sides of the building.  There’s still some lettering to do, and cleaning drips, making things generally perfect, but it’s nearly there.  The mural is at Micheltorena Elementary,  you can see it from the Golden Gate street side.   Jordan Crane supergraphics!

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marcel breuer - courtyard from the livingroom, hooper house ii, towson near baltimore, maryland, 1957-59

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March 14, 2012

Whitley Lodge, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, UK (circa 1961). The 11 storey block, with a simple arrangement of four flats per floor, provides scenic views over the cliffs and coastline at the bay, as well as over farmland inland. The flats contain 2 bedrooms as well as 2 balconies - one for clothes drying and the other for refuse disposal. Designed by Ryder and Yates, it was built with an insitu reinforced concrete structure, with columns supporting plate floors. On the roof is an elliptical mac...

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#whitley_bay, #northumberland, #flats, #apartment, #social_housing, #modernist, #modernism, #tower_block

Buchman & Kahn, Building at Sixth Avenue and 37th Street, Typical Plan, New York, New York, 1926

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May 28, 2017

Moore Street Electricity Sub-station, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England (circa 1967) Regional Civil Engineers’ Section of the Central Electricity Generating Board, in consultation with Jefferson, Sheard & Partners, 1967.

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#architecture, #brutalist, #brutalism, #sheffield, #substation

mananarama: Todos dicen que Pani era Corbuseriano pero pocos saben que también fue Victor-Grueniano #PRONAF

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kafkasapartment:Untitled (abstract design for gemaux). Jean Joseph Crotti. Opaque watercolor on beige laid paper

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cybercircuitz: fruitgod: Glow x Follow for more corporate approved content. Remember, corporate “loves” you.

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January 7, 2016
March 7, 2017

ryanpanos: New York’s Floating Prison | Via Most people know that New York City has its own little Alcatraz, called Riker’s Island. But few know that there’s another prison in the East River, this one floating next to the new Fulton Fish market in the Bronx. The Vernon C. Bain is a prison barge operated by the City of New York, and houses some 800 prisoners in a medium and maximum security facility. She was built in 1992 at a cost of $ 161 Million, which as usual, means it would have been c...

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I did a short interview with Guardian design critic Justin McGuirk, editor of the new digital first design publisher Strelka Press. You can see all the titles (including mine) here. (via The Dot-Com City: Silicon Valley Urbanism - Strelka)

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jonasgrossmann: mug shot of alfred ladewig, date unknown, possibly central police station, sydney @ imnotapersoninthisdreamimaplace

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kateoplis: The Santa Anita Park race track converted into an internment camp for evacuated Japanese Americans, 1942

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ourbedtimedreams: Kyoto Station by John Gillespie Via Flickr: Late night at Kyoto Station, Japan

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subtilitas: Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos - Madinat Al Zahra archeological headquarters and museum, Córdoba 2008. Via, 2, photos © Roland Halbe, Fernando Alda. 

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unfoldingpavilion: FYB Housewares, ver. 2.1 (Bilderatlas) by Michael Abrahamson These days, the commoditization of an internet phenomenon follows a well-worn path: first come branded housewares, followed by a book (usually one suitable for browsing in short increments, like when seated on the toilet). From LOLcats to Modernist Estates, the story has been more or less the same, such that the process has now been automated by startups. Web services now regularly offer to turn blogs “into real pa...

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