Category archives: nature
- The bubble house concept is developed from the 1960s by architects such as Antti Lovag, Claude Costy and Pascal Haüsermann. In the US, in the 40s, Wallace Neff had built Bubble Houses (Litchfield Park, Arizona) using an inflated balloon on which the concrete was poured, forming an ellipsoidal dome. Near the end of Worl[...]
- Illustration for Guts Zine #4 "Jacuzzi"
My name is Andrés Lozano. I’m a 22 years old illustrator from Madrid, Spain.
I’m mainly inspired by nature, architecture, franco-belgian comics and film noir. In my illustrations I love using overlayed colors, textures and strong linework.
To learn more, visit Andrés Lozano'[...]
- The Rijksmuseum has acquired an installation with five Shylights by Studio Drift, a performative sculpture that unites the movement of industrial motors with silk chalice structures.
“We have always been fascinated by movements in nature and that’s how we started the project that we call ShyLight. You can find so much[...]
- In designing the Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon was inspired by nature. The Utzon Design Principles cite inspiration from the harbour setting and natures organic forms, colours and light.
“While Utzon may have not seen himself as a sustainability pioneer, sustainability is inherent in his design philosophy “ _ Louise [...]
- "Transarquitetônica" - Museu de Arte Contemporânea (new building) - São Paulo, Brazil
april 26, 2014 - january 25, 2015
Wood, bricks, mud, PVC, plywood, tree brunches and other materials
Henrique Oliveira - © Copyright
Photos: Everton Ballardin
Henrique Oliveira website
- Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside in Chicago, this famous film transports us to the outer edges of the universe. Every ten seconds we view the starting point from ten times farther out until our own galaxy is visible only a s a speck of light among many others. R[...]
- "Since its opening day filmmakers Michael Sutton and Julian Tryba have been making multiple trips in excess of 4 hours each visit to capture the amazing handmade ice structures of Ice Castles in Lincoln, New Hampshire. Shooting this project was a challenge as we were dealing with sub zero temperatures on a regular basi[...]
- "Manual labor is the foundation of my self expression. To do it well, to do it beautifully, is a “whole-person” activity, engaging mental and emotional strengths as well as physical strength.
When digging and excavating the caves I break down all the movements into their simplest parts and reassemble them into the mo[...]
- The projection mapping "bioluminescent forest" is made by artists Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad.
The artists spent six weeks in the forest fascinated by the silence and natural occurrences in nature, especially the phenomenon "bioluminescence". They personified the forest to accentuate the natural beauty by cre[...]
- Due to the ongoing global development and transformation of everyday constructed landscapes, I became interested in how the built environment is constantly evolving. While nature is the basis of human existence, the design and construction of the built environment determines how we interpret and, in turn, interact with[...]
- The Silent Evolution (2012)
This artwork forms a permanent monumental artificial reef in Mexico. Occupying an area of over 420 square meters and with a total weight of over 200 tons, it consists of 400 life-size casts of individuals taken from a broad cross section of humanity and has been designed to aggregate fish a[...]
- La Red Beach si trova sul delta del fiume Liaohe, a circa 30 km a sud ovest di Panjin, sull’area acquitrinosa di ben 100 chilometri quadrati che formano la più estesa area paludosa del mondo. La spiaggia prende il nome dal suo aspetto, causato da un tipo di alga (Chenopodiaceae, Suaeda salsa) che fiorisce nella soluzio[...]