Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, by Yoko Ono

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is an outdoor work of art conceived by Yoko Ono in memory of John Lennon. It is situated on Viðey Island in Reykjavík, Iceland. The artwork was dedicated to John by Yoko at its unveiling on October 9th 2007, John Lennon’s 67th birthday. IMAGINE PEACE TOWER symbolizes Lennon’s and Ono’s continuing campaign for world peace  -which began in the sixties, was sealed by their marriage in 1969 and will continue forever. IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is composed Read more [...]

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Color-Study body art by Olaf Breuning

Swiss artist Olaf Breuning is well known for his eclectic range of artwork – with the ‘color studies’ body art the beginning of a long-term investigation. With the human form as a canvas, the work began with an inquiry into four colors – blue, red, yellow and green – against a stark black background,an outcome of an experiment to see how the hues would react against a dark or white backdrop. this resulted in a striking series of vividly bold pieces, evocative of work by pollock or jasper johns. The Read more [...]

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Church of Seed

Church of Seed is located at Luofu Mountain Scenery District – one of the seven famous Taoist Mountains in China. Although there are various kinds of Taoist and Buddhist temples in this district, western religious element has not yet been found. Besides developing private houses, the client in this project intends to develop a small church for the surrounding village people in order to widen the spectrum of religious culture. This church provides not only worship and meditation space for Christians, Read more [...]

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Sugoroku Office by Daiken-Met Architects Gallery

The Sugoroku Office designed for and by the Daiken-Met Architecture firm located in Gifu, Japan is an innovative and clever solution temporary structures. The office’s clean lines and sleek design allow for it to be assembled and disassembled easily creating a multi room and multifunctional building that can be taken apart and moved elsewhere. The office sits three stories high and is built out of stacked shipping containers, giving it an aesthetic very similar to a construction zone. One Read more [...]

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David Wright Home Sold, (Probably) Saved

After months of following the David Wright House‘s brushes with demolition, we’re happy to report that an anonymous, preservation-friendly buyer has bought the house. According to Real Estate Agent Robert Joffe, who represented the sellers (the developers who wished to split the Frank Lloyd Wright house down the middle), the new owner intends to preserve and restore the home. It sold for its asking price of $2.38 million dollars. The Pheonix City Council was slated to vote on the Read more [...]

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