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Nasher Sculpture Center opens 'Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio'

12 hours agoArts : Artdaily

The Nasher Sculpture Center presents Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio from September 13, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This represents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Thomas Heatherwick and his studio in North America. Show More Summary

Maison ART Residence by Agency Brengues Le Pavec

Located in Saint Clément de Rivière, France, architecture firm Agency Brengues Le Pavec recently concluded their work on the minimal and elegant Maison ART residence. Driving the overall design of the house is the landscape and slope of… Maison ART Residence by Agency Brengues Le Pavec is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

The Release Paradox: releasing less often makes your teams slower and decreases quality

Herman is a typical agile coach. He works with teams to help them learn how to deliver high-quality software quickly. Many teams want to focus on design, architecture, or (sometimes) even on business value. But they are usually not in...Show More Summary

10 Dangerous Works of Architecture

Adrenaline junkies, adventure enthusiasts, and radical architecture lovers: we have a house for you. Earlier this week, we spotted a cantilevered cliff-side home … Read More

Mammoth new work by Monika Sosnowska on view at Hauser & Wirth New York

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Hauser & Wirth is presenting Monika Sosnowska?s ?Tower?, a mammoth new work that conjoins architecture and sculpture in order to explore the politics and poetics of space. Known for large-scale, site-specific installations, Sosnowska creates psychologically charged art rooted in existing structures and influenced by the built environment. Show More Summary

Women in Business: Q&A with Jocelyn Gailliot, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Jocelyn graduated from Brown University in 2003 with a double major in architecture and business/economics. After graduation, she moved to New York City and worked as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley. From 2005 until 2007 she worked for Shorenstein, a real estate private equity fund in New York City. Show More Summary

6 Impressive Works of Architecture in the Middle of Nowhere

By Eric Yosomono,Robert Friedrich,Simone B. Published: September 13th, 2014 There you are, lost in the desert, summiting the peak of an Antarctic mountain, splitting through the turquoise murk, diving for the sea floor. You have never felt so alone. The touch of civilization, which you have known all of your life, falls away

Video: For Habits, the Strategy of Abstaining, or, How To Be Free From French Fries.

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us, we’re much more likely to be happy, healthy, productive, and creative. My forthcoming book, Better Than Before, describes the multiple … ?

New Details On Rumored Mid-Engine ZR1, C8 Corvette

Only a month ago, Motor Trend came out with the news that Chevrolet was working on a new mid-engine platform for the next Corvette ZR1, and that this new architecture would go on to underpin the next-generation C8 Corvette. Car and Driver has now delved into the matter, and the magazine’s Corvette expert Don Sherman has put together an...

The Printed Page: Step Inside an Art Director's Adroitly Arranged Santa Fe Home

Photo by François Halard/Architectural Digest After working for 40 years as a magazine art director in New York City, most notably at Vogue and Vanity Fair, Charles Churchward found that he no longer got the same energy from the cit...

“I’ll Take Religious Architecture for $300, Alex”

Okay,  we don’t normally do puzzles and games here, but how could I resist when the category was Religious Buildings Print this out (or try to do it visually) and remember that the same letter substitutions work for the puzzle as a whole. Apologies to whoever created this, there was no copyright notice in the […]

Artistry: Boutique Hotel Room Was Built Around a Statue and Fountain

Photo via Dezeen Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi's body of work—which mainly involves kerplunking hotels and living rooms atop public architecture—has always looked like an ongoing series of beautifully executed pranks, and this latest Helsinki, Finland, project is no exception. Called...

Artistry: 20th Century Architecture Looks at Home Amidst Famous Art

Photo via Dezeen Because Italian illustrator Federico Babina just can't seem to stop 'shipping 20th century architecture and iconic artwork, the artist is back again with a series called Artistect, which features the works of architects like Zaha Hadid, Louis...

Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro Fuse LEGO and IKEA Furniture Into Beautiful Sculptures

Today we come across the beautiful work of artists Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro. The collaborating artists currently have a show at the Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery in Sydney. “‘Venereal Architecture’ investigates the typologies of… Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro Fuse LEGO and IKEA Furniture Into Beautiful Sculptures is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.

Piasa to offer works by designer, artist, socialite & fashion museum Gabriella Crespi

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

She was born in 1922 and grew up in Tuscany, near Florence, before studying architecture at the Politecnico in Milan, where she discovered Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright. She married into one of Italy?s wealthiest families, who owned the Corriere della Sera and a textiles empire. Show More Summary

Digital Age: Take a Street-View Tour of Alvar Aalto's Influential Oeuvre

Google Street View, which long ago expanded its reach from streets to stunning works of architecture, abandoned Japanese islands, and the netherworld, has teamed up with the Alvar Aalto Foundation to offer digital tours of some of the legendary...

Video: For Habits, the Strategy of the Clean Slate.

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us, we’re much more likely to be happy, healthy, productive, and creative. My forthcoming book, Better Than Before, describes the multiple … ?

Dramatic Bamboo Blossom Gate Mimics Chinese Calligraphy Brush Strokes in Hubei

Like many of Penda's works, Blossom Gate celebrates bamboo architecture by using the sturdy grass for both the inner framework and the facade. Located in front of the city's largest myrtle flower garden, the gateway resembles two crisscrossing flower petals

LEGO Offices Make You Feel Like You're a Minifig

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

OSO Architecture designed a new office suite in Istanbul for LEGO's Turkey division. 23 people will work in this space decorated in bright colors and images of minifigs. Circles on the walls and ceilings are reminiscent of LEGO blocks, giving workers and visitors the impression that they've jumped into a LEGO universe. Show More Summary

Cool Graphic Thing: Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA created an...

Rem Koolhaas' firm OMA created an infographic for the 2014 Venice Biennale showing how the actual work of architects is distributed country by country, among building design, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning. At one end of the spectrum is...

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