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  • Listen to ancient music in dramatic settings

  • If you happen to be in Rome and surroundings this summer, don’t miss the unique opportunity to dive into spectacular architectures, listening to live ancient music. As part of the Art City 2017 program, “In Musica” – curated by Cristina Farnetti – opens some of the most beautiful museums and archeological sites to [...]
  • Pigalle basketball court in sunset gradient

  • In 2015 a colorful basketball court appeared between a row of buildings in the 9th arrondissement in Paris. It was a geometrical composition of reds, yellows, blues and whites. Designed by Ill-Studio for French fashion brand Pigalle – founded by Stephane Ashpool – it now comes back with a new makeover in collaborat[...]
  • A new library for Baghdad

  • A library for Baghdad is the second chapter of the project 168:01 launched on Kickstarter to remodel the library at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad. Since 2016, Wafaa Bilal has been working on 168:01 – a project supported by the global community to help the College of Fine Arts at the Univers[...]
  • Constructivist playground

  • The Constructivist playground by Zupagrafika pays homaege to one of the best known Russian avant-garde movements. It allows to shape an avant-garde community with geometrical forms inspired by some of the seminal examples of Russian constructivist architecture erected between the early 1920s and mid 1930s, like the[...]
  • Palladian Facade Generator

  • For Palladio enthusiasts, the Palladian Facade Generator is a fun gadget to add to the collection. Paul McCann (Dampfkraft) designed a virtual tool that automatically generates Palladian images that combine some common elements in his architectures: columns, porticos, timbers and stairs. The source is written in Li[...]
  • The radical tribal jewelry of Joanne Tan

  • Forget about classical earrings necklaces and rings, jewelry designer Joanne Tan wants you to express your true self with conceptual pieces that talk about desires and perceptions. Her collection called “Not your average beauty” is a series of handmade facial ornaments inspired by radical tribal jewelry. Graduate a[...]
  • Architects' gravesites, the official guide

  • Architects' Gravesites: A Serendipitous Guide is an architectural guide by Henry H. Kuehn, edited by the MIT Press, that leads the reader to the “final space” that architects will occupy themselves. In facts, all working architects leave behind a string of monuments to themselves in the form of buildings they have [...]
  • This app makes you see through walls

  • If you need to know where exactly water and gas pipes are located, Walabot is an app that allows you to see through walls. Designed for DIY enthusiasts or professional makers and builders, it is a 3D imaging sensor that lets you uncover things hidden in the world around you, turning your pc and smartphones ino a 3D[...]
  • Artist in residence in wondrous Sardinia

  • Italian street artist Gio Pistone has been called to perform as an artist in residence in the wondrous landscapes of Southern Sardinia, within the spectacular spaces of Campidarte: a former industrial complex now turned into a huge cultural space in the middle of the island’s countryside, close to Cagliari. Pistone c[...]
  • The dreamy embroideries of Bokja design

  • Born in 2000 Beirut-based design firm Bokja creates dreamy embroderies with a distinct aesthetic that seeks to surprise, layering history and memories. Founded by Huda Baroudi and Maria Hibri, the brand shares a passion for furniture and fabrics, with one common denominator: craftsmanship. Everything is made by han[...]
  • Oil paintings and contemporary interiors

  • The contemporary interiors in Jeremy Miranda's oil paintings combine elements of landscape and seascape with architectural elements. The English painter lives and works in Dover, a coastal town in England’s southeastern county of Kent. His work is an attempt to generate a fragmented narrative experience much like a m[...]
  • Chinese screen with paper fans

  • The Chinese screen designed by Yuan Yuan, founder of Rooy design studio, uses the moon-shaped fans that symbolize union and happiness in ancient Chinese poetry and calligraphy. Dating back some 5,000 years this particular hand fans were originally made in silk and used as a decoration piece to the emperor's honor gua[...]