July 26, 2016 AydinBuyuktas_Flatland (1)_730x10000

PHOTO MANIPULATIONS REVEAL AN EVEN MORE BREATHTAKING ISTANBUL

Story via Archisearch.gr Inspired by the classic book of Edwin Abbat ”Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions”, Turkish artist Aydin Büyüktaş manipulated fabulously a set of photographs depicting representative Istanbul cityscapes so that the viewer would be consummately surprised. The warped space serve the purpose of drawing the viewer’s attention towards city places previously perceived […]

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July 25, 2016 Talos EAM invitation ENG

Konstantinos Papamichalopoulos, “Talos – Representations of the Artificial Man”

Exhibition at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece Konstantinos Papamichalopoulos attempts a special dialogue with the monumental statues of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. In the exhibition that is hosted in the café of the city’s most important museum, the Greek artist creates “Talos”, the first artificial creation of antiquity in the image and […]

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July 25, 2016 philippe-starck-chai-les-carmes-haut-brion-france-designboom-01-818x542

philippe starck’s wine cellar for château les carmes haut-brion emerges as a metal blade

  emerging sharply from the water in the winery grounds of château les carmes haut-brion, bordeaux, philippe starck and luc arsène-henry together have realized a distinctive wine cellar that promotes the technical efficacy of the facilities, while putting the wine as the focus of the architectural project. described as a ‘raw metal blade plunged in […]

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July 23, 2016 1

Vasily Klyukin envisions color-changing ‘rose pavilion’ as a bouquet of flowers

Story via Design Boom whether they be in the form of a snake, sailboat or ancient greek statue, the architectural visualizations of vasily klyukin seek to defy ordinary structural standards. his most recent project translates a delicate and ephemeral element of nature into a striking and luminous building proposal for a cultural program in an urban […]

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July 22, 2016 1

OPA presents conceptual cliffside casa brutale on the aegean sea

‘casa brutale’ is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. the conceptual residence, by OPA (open platform for architecture), is a chameleonic living space that teeters on the high cliffs above the aegean sea. it is a study of aesthetics, structure, function and engineering, waiting hopefully to be built. ‘casa brutale’ draws […]

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July 22, 2016 patricia-piccinini-graham-transport-accident-commission-designboom-02

grotesque ‘graham’ is the only person designed to survive a car crash

  this bizarre and bafflingly deformed figure is the physical embodiment of an inconceivable idea: he is the only ‘person’ designed to survive today’s high-impact road traumas. in an effort to highlight the susceptibly of the human body to the forces of a car crash, australia’s transport accident commission has collaborated with a leading trauma […]

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July 19, 2016 AlexaMeade_07

Living Works That Flatten Three-Dimensional Scenes Into Two-Dimensional Photographs by Alexa Meade

Story via this is Colossal Flattening three-dimensional installations into two-dimensional images, Alexa Meade compresses reality by covering models in specifically applied paint, making sure to focus on painted shadows and highlights to transform her posed subjects into paintings. Meade’s works, which she has referred to as “reverse trompe l’oeil” combine installation, painting, photography, and even performance, as many of […]

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