21-Year-Old WWII Soldier’s Sketchbooks Show War Through The Eyes Of An Architect

Reading Time: 2 minutes Victor Lundy was a 21-year-old architecture student when he enrolled in the military in WWII. But instead of giving up on his creative side, the soldier decided to document events on the battlefield that he was present in, in a series of sketchbooks. In these sketchbooks, he recorded everything from fallen soldiers, air raids, and beach […]

Korean Artist Watercolors Cities She Visits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Artist, graphic designer and illustrator Sunga Park has been travelling the world. Where most of us put our feet up and relax she has been creating soothing watercolour paintings of architecture that she admires during her stay in each location. Hamberg, Germany   Ayasofia, Istanbul Zagreb, Croatia Harrods, London Tom Gates, Oxford View the rest […]

A Study in Architecture Photography

Reading Time: 2 minutes Meet Fabio Sasso, a  Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. He is also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts. Fabio recently challenged himself to take a photo […]

A view of the Top

Reading Time: 2 minutes AirPano is a not-for-profit project created by a team of Russian photo enthusiasts focused on taking high-resolution aerial panoramic photographs. Being the largest resource for 360° aerial panoramas in the world – by geographical coverage, number of aerial photographs, and artistic and technical quality of the images, AirPano has already photographed over two hundred most […]

Whimsicle forrest flip books

Reading Time: 2 minutes Books have evolved consistently over time. First, it was your standard paperback, then we had pop-up books, and more recently, the shift to e-books and tablet reading. That shift is understandable given the digitisation of society. It’s an innovation that we all saw coming, but interactive books the size of humans – that’s a whole other […]

Books are the best escape

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canadian artist Guy Laramée transforms thick stacks of vintage books into beautiful models of snow-capped mountains and valleys, depicting the “erosion of culture”. A recurring theme in all his works is how our modern society is replacing print in favor of digital systems. Each sculpture in his latest series, titled Desert of Unknowing, is created […]

New York is really getting that underground version of the High Line

Reading Time: 2 minutes Move over, High Line. New York City authorities have approved the plans to transform an abandoned trolley tunnel into the world’s first underground park: The Lowline. The subterranean park will be built on a former trolley turnaround point, which has been disused since 1948. It will feature sunken areas flooded with natural light and decorated […]

Thomas Chapman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Relevant but striking for the space it inhabits, Thomas Chapman is the architect behind the African School of excellence. What we found inspiring was how the building inspires a collective spirit of participation among community members. Chapman has master degree’s in both architecture and urban design. In 2012 he found and is the principal architect […]

Stacked

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malte Brandenburg is a self taught photographer from Berlin. He has a love for symmetry and simplicity. ‘Stacked’ is a series of photographs of post-war housing estates in Berlin. Initially these houses were built for middle class families but were over time replaced by poorer families. The buildings were built in a seemingly identical fashion […]

An Early Christian Church Resurrected in Towering Wire Mesh by Edoardo Tresoldi

Reading Time: 2 minutes With hundreds of yards of wire mesh artist Edoardo Tresoldi has built an interpretation of an early Christian church that once stood in its place at the current Archaeological Park of Siponto, Italy. Built with the assistance of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and the Archaeology Superintendence of Puglia, the installation connects ancient […]