Post Profile






Inflatable Interventions: Soft Spikes Bring Roofless Ruins Back to Life

A series of architectural installations in Scotland contrast sharply with the centuries-old stone architecture and natural landscapes, featuring spiky white inflatables filling in aged cracks and gaps. Titled XXX, these designs by Steven Messam add movement to Mellerstain’s House and the surrounding gardens — they are the first part of a series of contemporary exhibitions planned …
read more

share

Related Posts


Blobitecture: 11 Cool Ways Architecture Gets A Round

Society & Culture : WebUrbanist

Blob Architecture - sometimes referred to as Blobitecture, Blobism or even Blobismus is a exceedingly organic type of architecture that exhibits profoundly soft, rounded and curved dimensions. Originating in inflatable buildings, pr...

Book review: Going Public - Public Architecture, Urbanism and Interventions

Arts : We Make Money Not Art

Ranging from bold to subtle and from temporary to permanent, the architecture and urban design featured in Going Public offers inspiring and surprising interpretations of our public surroundings and natural landscapes

Giant inflatables bring alive 18th-century Scottish ruins

Business & Finance / Real Estate : Curbed

It’s art Inflatable architecture is having a delightful resurgence, from the fantastical bubble-like music venue in the Netherlands to this site-specific work by artist Steve Messam in Scotland’s brand new Borders Sculpture Park. Ti...

An Ingenious Shower Liner With Inflatable Spikes That Force a Person Out of the Shower After Four Minutes

Humor / odd : Laughing Squid

Concerned about the amount of water being wasted by long showers, British designer Elisabeth Buecher created Spiky, a shower liner with inflatable spikes that ingeniously fill up and physically crowd a person out of the shower when ...

Inflatable spiky pinecone-shaped roofs top this forest resort in Latvia

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

Spiky ETFE roofs top this airy forest resort and spa in the historic region of Kurzeme, Latvia. 3GATTI Architecture Studio and OFL Architecture teamed up to design the Pinecones Resort using sustainable construction techniques and p...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC