“In those years it became very clear that to continue to design furniture, objects and similar house hold decorations was no solution to problems of living and not even to those of life, and even less...

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Plan Comparison: Kenzo Tange, 1000 Room Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, 1972 and William Morgan Architects, The Pyramid Condominium, Ocean City, Maryland, 1975

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February 6, 2017

nickkahler: Arata Isozaki, Tsukuba Center Building, Ibaragi, Japan, 1979-83 (via archiveofaffinities) Renderuin

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ss france - funnel smoke deflector fitting,  chantiers de l'tlantique shipyard at saint-nazaire, france, 1961

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June 26, 2017

ian hamilton finlay - bountiful ul 238, sweet promise fh 172 and golden gain fr 59, little sparta, scotland, 1987

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#art, #scotland, #landscape

Went to Fete Paradiso on Governors Island today. The old carousels are quite wonderful, architecturally, graphically, and for entertainment value. I found the Dragon Coaster a little bit terrifying.

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November 10, 2015 ELEVATION FOR A HOUSE 
September 4, 2017
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Glendevon Dam under construction, Perth and Kinross, Scotland (circa August 1953). The dam is a concrete gravity dam, built from 1950 until 1955 by Holland & Hannan. It has suffered numerous water leakages over the years, requiring significant repair works several times.

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new-brutalism: Lambeth Towers 4, London, George Finch for Lambeth Architects Department, 1968Photo: Simon Phipps

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jasonrens: 2x4 chairs Neighbour | Vancouver, BC Series of 7 each chair made from one 8 ft. 2x4 2012

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#inspiration, #design, #art, #fashion, #pinkfrequency, #rasonjens, #jasonrens

Axis chair by Lawrence Weiner for Meta Memphis (1991) just arrived after being stuck in customs. Now its only passport control #findesiecle is complete. Thanks to @clement_delepine for the pic (at Swissport Prm Back Office)

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November 15, 2017

James B. Hunt Library on the campus of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; Snohetta (2013).

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Stage One, Highgate New Town, London, UK, 1972-79(Peter Tábori and Kenneth Adie/London Borough of Camden)Photo © Martin Charles / RIBA Collections, Courtesy Lund HumphriesI’m looking forward to the release of the book Cook’s Camden: The Making of Modern Housing by Mark Swenarton, published by Lund Humphries, 2017. This and many other photographs of Camden’s 1970s housing estates appears there, along with newly-commissioned views of the estates today. One of the primary subjects of this book, the...

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July 22, 2017
December 19, 2017