It's time to seed
Post 198
Tags: Guixe, Heatherwick, Norway, Seed, Alessi, Shanghai, Expo
Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norway, 2008
Heatherwick Studio, UK British Pavilion, Shanghai, 2010
Martì Guixe, Seed safe, 2010
Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norway, 2008 | Heatherwick Studio, UK British Pavilion, Shanghai, 2010 | Martì Guixe, Seed safe, 2010
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If you want one year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want ten years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want hundred years of prosperity, grow people.

Ancient chineese proverb

 
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Flying superstructure
Post 195
Tags: Up, Gustafson, Jesus, Balloon, Veneziano, Docter, Porter, pixar
Giuseppe Veneziano, Il Cristo dei palloncini, 2007
Gustafson Porter, Towards paradise, 2008
Up, Pete Docter, 2009
Giuseppe Veneziano, Il Cristo dei palloncini, 2007 | Gustafson Porter, Towards paradise, 2008 | Up, Pete Docter, 2009
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Splitting
Post 188
Tags: Matta-clark, Pawson, House, Splitting
Gordon Matta-Clark, Splitting, 1974
John Pawson, House of stone, 2010
Gordon Matta-Clark, Splitting, 1974 | John Pawson, House of stone, 2010
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Are we all Euclide's sons?
Post 176
Tags: Katsura, Mondrian, Shapes, Square, Japan
Villa imperiale di Katsura, from 1617
Piet Mondrian, Composition with red, yellow blue and black, 1921
Villa imperiale di Katsura, from 1617 | Piet Mondrian, Composition with red, yellow blue and black, 1921
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High tech/Low tech
Post 162
Tags: zaha hadid, fernando & humberto campana
Zaha Hadid, Bench, 2003
Antibodies, Fernando & Humberto Campana, Diamantina III, 2008
Zaha Hadid, Bench, 2003 | Antibodies, Fernando & Humberto Campana, Diamantina III, 2008
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Condestruction
Post 146
Tags: doris salcedo, jan vormann
Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth, 2007
Jan Vormann, Plastic construction pieces, 2007
Doris Salcedo, Shibboleth, 2007 | Jan Vormann, Plastic construction pieces, 2007
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Holes and balls
Post 140
Tags: victor & rolf, carsten höller, gordon matta-clark
Viktor & Rolf Spring 2010
Carsten Höller, Red Double Sphere Hanging, 2008
Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect (detail), 1975
Viktor & Rolf Spring 2010 | Carsten Höller, Red Double Sphere Hanging, 2008 | Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect (detail), 1975
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Favela chic
Post 136
Tags: herzog & de meuron, MVRDV, brazil, favela
A favela in Sao Paulo
Herzog & de Meuron, VitraHaus, 2010
MVRDV for Brad Pitt´s Make It Right Foundation
A favela in Sao Paulo | Herzog & de Meuron, VitraHaus, 2010 | MVRDV for Brad Pitt´s Make It Right Foundation
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EXPOsed
Post 133
Tags: julian opie, giampaolo imbrighi
Julian Opie, Painting, 1991
Giampaolo Imbrighi, Italian Pavilion for Expo Shangai 2010
Julian Opie, Painting, 1991 | Giampaolo Imbrighi, Italian Pavilion for Expo Shangai 2010
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Tension structures
Post 132
Tags: santiago calatrava, tea petrovic, naum gabo, curves, shoes, museum
Naum Gabo, Linear construction n.4, 1962
Santiago Calatrava, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1994-2001
Shoes by Tea Petrovic, 2010
Naum Gabo, Linear construction n.4, 1962 | Santiago Calatrava, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1994-2001 | Shoes by Tea Petrovic, 2010
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