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  ETTORE SOTTSASS (1917-2007) was a grandee of late 20th century Italian design. Best known as the founder of the early 1980s Memphis collective, he also designed iconic electronic products for Olivetti, as well as beautiful glass and ceramics. Ettore Sottsass devoted his life and work to dismantling the past in his various roles as
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  Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho will always be remembered as a key figures in the development of modern architecture.   Niemeyer was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro where he attended the Escola Nacional de Belas Artes. His first work experience was for his father’s typography house and as a draftsman
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You probably don’t live in a geodesic dome. And there’s no Dymaxion car in your garage . Also you probably don’t use a Dymaxion map on the road. From a purely commercial perspective, the man behind all of those creations, Buckminster Fuller, was a failed inventor. And yet, at the same time, he was one
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Andrew Geller, also known as the architect of Happiness, embodied postwar ingenuity and optimism in a series of inexpensive beach houses in whimsical shapes and helped bringing modernism to the masses with prefabricated cottages sold at Macy’s. Last year he died in Syracuse. He was 87 and lived in Spencer, N.Y. Mr. Geller designed the
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Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did. But unlike most of us, Judith loved the house so much that, in July 2002, she and her husband, Jonathan, took things a step further by phoning the owners and
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Japanese surrealist Terunobu Fujimori reveals his otherworldly vision: A one-legged teahouse suspended amid cherry trees in the Japanese mountains showcases the vivid imagination and designs of architect Terunobu Fujimori. Conceiving his first creation at the age of 42, Fujimori is considered one of the world’s first surrealists in his field. Working solely with natural materials
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    The Cloud House is an addition and renovation to a double-fronted Edwardian house in Fitzroy North. Over the course of close to a century, this house has received several additions and modifications.   McBride Charles Ryans work for the house is designed in three parts. This allows for a sequence of distinct and
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    German Industrial Designer Rams’s ideological approach to design, best summed up with his 1994 decree, ‘Less but better,’ is applied to everything that surrounds him, from the house that he designed and lives in, to much of the furniture, shelving systems and electronic devices that fill it. His greatest legacy is his work
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Last week the village of Hyères at the French Riviera hosted the 27th International Festival of Fashion & Photography. In the impressive decor of the Villa Noailles young artist pave their way to international succes. It’s a very avant garde festival, a bohemian home where trends are set, where open minds come together to look
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    These pictures were taken in “The Stork” villa in Ostend, Belgium. Architect and furniture designer Joseph De Bruycker from Roeselare, Belgium was influenced by the cubist style of the Dutch architect Willem Dudok.   The house he designed for Dr. Camiel Depuydt is typical of the interwar progressive architecture that reflected the international
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This project has been realized in a neighborhood, Antony in Paris, France that is an example of the belief that architecture, whether heterogeneous and homogeneous, is shaped by outdated zoning regulations. The delays in securing permits, along with conditions of the urban situation and our desire to continue and refine our own research on wood
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Celebrating the homes, studios, and workshops of the famed art colony as well as their builders’ lifestyles. Captured in stunning color and warm available light are the plain and poetic, the exotic and beautiful, the funky and rustic shelters and workplaces of generations of creative residents of that unique Catskill mountain village. Its main thesis:
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Philosopher Alain de Botton had the idea for Living Architecture while writing a book about architecture, and feels passionately about the educational mission behind Living Architecture. His mission is to share his love of beauty, his role to select the architects ‘Living Architecture’ works with. He takes escapism to a whole new level. Every detail
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from Building an Igloo by Ulli Steltzer (text and photos), Douglas & McIntyre, Toronto, 1981 Tookillkee Kiguktak and his son Jopee demonstrate building an igloo. They live in Griese Fiord, on Ellesmere Island (Canadian arctic).   source : stoppingoffplace.blogspot.com   &nbsp
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Le Corbusier loved Manhattan. He loved its newness, he loved its Cartesian regularity, above all he loved its tall buildings. He had only one reservation, which he revealed on landing in New York City in 1935. The next day, a headline in the Herald Tribune informed its readers that the celebrated architect FINDS AMERICAN SKYSCRAPERS
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