Technicolor Bloom is an architectural installation constructed from 1400 flat plywood panels to form a double-curved perforated tunnel. Designed by Brennan Buck with Rob Henderson and students from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria, the project is currently on show at the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) in Vienna. Buck is assistant Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vien..
Maya Lin Systematic Landscapes Henry Art Gallery Seattle, Washington “Maya Lin has an extraordinary ability to convey complex and poetic ideas using simple forms and natural materials.” Richard Andrews Director Henry Art Gallery The exhibition is on view through September 3, 2006. Maya Lin works with a vocabulary of form culled from her study of landscape. By altering scale and materials, she cr..
Spanish/Mexican architects Cadaval & Solà-Morales designed an exhibition of works by artist Susana Solano at Fundación ICO in Madrid, made almost entirely of recycled materials. The exhibition, displaying models of Solano’s public artworks, ran from October last year until January this year.
Belgian designer and artist Arne Quinze created a temporary installation at five-star Parisian hotel Le Royal Monceau last month, before the hotel’s closure for a year-long reburbishment. The installation, called Rebirth, lasted just one night as part of Demolition Party, a VIP event on 26 June at which guests were invited to help destroy fixtures at the hotel. Le Royal Monceau will reopen next ..
The AA’s 2008 summer pavilion lands in Bedford Square Photos by Sue Barr and AA students Designers: AA students Location: Architectural Association, Bedford Square, London London’s Bedford Square is once again being transformed by the arrival of a dynamic timber structure. The Swoosh is this year’s winner of the AA’s summer pavilion competition. Working from an original concept by student Valeri..
Bronze Glory June 22nd, 2005 + del.icio.us +digg A little while ago I mentioned that I posting was going to be a little slow as I had a competition to work on. If you don’t remember, I believe my exact words were that I had masterpieces to design. The competition was for a National Police Memorial in Canberra. The results were announced today and I came equal third. Which I am happy with. The th..