Daily Archives: November 15, 2012

More crazy stone sculptures by Hirotoshi Itoh

Hirotoshi Itoh (previously featured) graduated from Tokyo National Fine Arts University in 1982 and later went into his family business as a stonemason. He spent several years working with metal before turning his attention to stones. Utilizing stones found in a river bank near his home, Itoh creates sculptures that juxtapose the original shape and hardness of the material with surprising humor and texture. Some of the sculptures you will see below will have you saying, “How the hell is that even Read more [...]

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Klab architecture: Emasies house on Andros island

Situated on a technically and socially complicated site, Athens-based klab architects’ ‘Emasies house’ on Andros island attentively complies with local building ordinances while simultaneously creating a quiet country getaway from the nearby Athens lifestyle. Sitting on a south-facing terracing slope amongst a wealth of cypress, lemon, olive and oak trees, the residence both enjoys the surrounding natural landscape and  complies to the style mandated by the neoclassical village that defines Read more [...]

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