KTHXS Discourse

jmeijide:

merzbau . kurt schwitters . hannover . 1923-36
Apr 13

jmeijide:

merzbau . kurt schwitters . hannover . 1923-36

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Apr 13

eicke:

likeafieldmouse:

Peter Bialobrzeski - Nail Houses & Case Study Homes

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Apr 11

archatlas:

Lost Places Raphaëlle Martin

scandinaviancollectors:

Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, Italia, 1958-1974 by Carlo Scarpa.
Apr 9

scandinaviancollectors:

Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, Italia, 1958-1974 by Carlo Scarpa.

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Apr 7

archiemcphee:

Whenever we’re flying in a plane above the clouds we daydream about sitting on them. This awesome cloud-shaped chair is called Layers Cloud and it’s made of 545 colorful layers (over 2,700 feet) of Divina fabric by Danish textile company Kvadrat. Created by Dutch designer Richard Hutten, who got his inspiration from the beautiful stratified rock formations in Arizona’s Painted Desert.

The material is 100% wool, but it has a smooth surface similar to felt. Hutten drew the shapes and cut the fabric for the final design with a CNC machine, and then manually assembled the chair using 100 unique colors. He used the fabric as the central focus of the piece, stating “I wanted the design to be about the textile. Rather than using the material as a cover, I created an object with the material.”

Layers Cloud will be on display as part of Kvadrat’s Divina exhibition at the 2014 Salone del Mobile in Milan.

[via My Modern Metropolis]

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Apr 7

ryanpanos:

IRIS | Najjar & Najjar Architects | Ieva Saudargaite

IRIS - a spatial ocean dynamo on Beirut’s coastline

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Apr 7

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Apr 5

Paleodictyon

A project by Simon Geilfus, Yannick Jacquet and Thomas Vaquié
Centre Pompidou Metz, France, October 6th 2012

Loosely inspired by the work and research of deep-sea expert Peter A. Rona, the piece abolishes notions of scale by contrasting micro-architecture with human construction.
Fascinated by the marks left by unknown creatures called Paleodictyon Nodosum, he offers the hypothesis that these hexagonal structures are designed in order to cultivate bacteria. 

A modern day Captain Nemo, Peter A. Rona wanders relentlessly across the seabed looking to discover these living creatures, of which we only know of their mysterious geometrical makeup, reminiscent of the Centre Pompidou’s hexagonal shape frame.

Artistic direction by Simon Geilfus, Yannick Jacquet, Thomas Vaquié
Producer Nicolas Boritch
Visual content by Simon Geilfus, Yannick Jacquet, Romain Tardy
Music composed by Thomas Vaquié
Architecture Shigeru Ban (2010) 

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Apr 4

ryanpanos:

ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2013 | Achim Menges | Trevor Patt

archiveofaffinities:

Best Home Plans, Plan HB899-1A
Apr 2

archiveofaffinities:

Best Home Plans, Plan HB899-1A

Apr 2

archatlas:

AustronautDinosaur Scott Listfield

"I paint astronauts and, sometimes, dinosaurs.

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1968, well before I was born, so I have no firsthand knowledge of how it was received. I don’t know if people really believed we’d be living in space in 2001, if we’d have robot butlers and flying cars, geodesic lunar homes, and genetically reconstituted dinosaurs helping or eating us. But from Lost in Space to the Jetsons to Jurassic Park, it seems that popular culture has fostered this space-age perception of the future. Generations raised on these TV shows, movies, comic books, and novels are now grown and living in a future filled with mini vans, Starbucks, iPads, and Hip Hop videos. In many ways, the year 2001 failed to live up to expectations. And yet the world today is peculiar in ways unimagined in 1957, when Sputnik was launched, or in 1968, when 2001 was released, or even in 1994, at the dawn of the internet. The present is in fact a very unusual place, and it’s strangest in the ubiquity of things we take for granted.

The astronaut in my paintings is simply here to explore the present.”

(via formfollowsbehaviorandurbanism)

pixography:

Winston Chmielinski
Apr 1

pixography:

Winston Chmielinski

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Apr 1

blushingcheekymonkey:

theodore waddell - roll chair

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Mar 31

archatlas:

Interacciones Dionisio González

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disastrocat:

Lynn Chadwick
Mar 30

disastrocat:

Lynn Chadwick

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