A new exhibit by Sungkuen Lee is being show in Milan at the Triennale Museum. Trip to Italy, anyone? [via designboom]
I found these photographs taken by mammaoca2008 on flickr. They document earth art done on the beach by people who may or may not be artists. You can become a part of the movement known as The World Beach too. Read more about it here.
How does this garden grow? Straight up! Botanist Patrick Blanc created this eight-story garden at the Athenaeum hotel in London. This living installation features 12,000 carefully selected plants and a custom irrigation system. See the full story here. (via wired)
Friday Fearing bronchitis I slept through the alarm and didn’t get out until 9:15. From the courtyard sparrows whistled on either side. The day felt complete, a little tiring even. A police officer propped against a red door frowned when my glance made him self-conscious. It turns out the building east of mine’s a corrections… Continue reading from 60 Morning Walks by Andy Fitch
The funnel wall at the Kunsthofpassage in Neustadt, Germany, changes rain into symphony. (via Make Magazine)
A grandma in Simi Valley CA collected bottles and slowly built this shrine-like village starting in the 1950s and completing it in the 1980s. See the story and photos at Inhabit.
Originally uploaded to flickr by Ck+ I've been enjoying the Flickr collection of photographs of Frank Gehry's architecture. The photos almost look like paintings. Or like the like these massive buildings are about to start dancing.
This summer you can see an unusual art installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira. In the exhibit the artist manages to make wood seem wave-like. To quote the gallery site: Oliveira uses tapumes, which in Portuguese can mean “fencing,” “boarding,” or “enclosure,” as a title for many of his large-scale installations. The term makes reference… Continue reading Tapumes by Henrique Oliveira
I read about this plan for an elementary school in Berlin on Design Boom. Here's the scoop: berlin based susanne hoffmann architects created the 'die baupiloten' program to design innovative school environments. the erika mann elementary school II is one of their latest projects, designed in collaboration with the school’s students. the concept involves an… Continue reading Could School Be Cool?
For the subterraneans, here's some news for you.
Here's something really cool: map meets visual poetry. Check out the complete collection at Ork Posters.
Click on the grid to see the photos of HOUSES posted on flickr.This set was originally created to flickr by Amalia Versaci. Each photo is by a different artist.
Film director Chris Marker has told the movies to move over. Check out this article about his newest "world," a virtual one in Second Life. You can see samples of his Second Life archipelago, Ouvroir, and museum, and an interview, as well.
The Diner Series, #1 Chip's (film) Originally uploaded to flickr by Meltwater
You can see more of Señor X's work on his blog. (via a post on My Modern Metropolis by Alice)