Tag Archive for 'Space'
Purifies the air to breathe / A new House by Nitsche Arquitetos. Near San Paulo, in the Rainforest.
programatic spaces at it’s best
Architect David Jameson‘s Graticule House in Great Falls, Virginia.
check out: A-01-00248
1 Prepared by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt, Germany, in 1898. Made of 116 sections of plaster on a framework of wood and metal.
2 Uranus and Its Rings, Image by Voyager, January 24, 1986
the ghostly complexities of a present
Gerry Judah’s remarkable series of paintings ‘Frontiers’, concerns the rupture of places, and architecture, by violence.
Ruins hide things. Not just the memory of what they were, but the memories they still contain.
Riding electromagnetic currents into the void
“In 1980, Lebbeus Woods proposed a tomb for Albert Einstein – the so-called Einstein Tomb – inspired by Boullée’s famous Cenotaph for Newton.
But Woods’s proposal wasn’t some paltry gravestone or intricate mausoleum in hewn granite: it was an asymmetrical space station traveling on the gravitational warp and weft of infinite emptiness, passing through clouds of mutational radiation, riding electromagnetic currents into the void.” (Geoff Manaugh)
We back at it.