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Stephen Wiltshire: The Human Camera

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AE Paulino
November 11th, 2009

S Wiltshire 585x394 Stephen Wiltshire: The Human Camera

A picture is worth a thousand words. In this sense, architectural artist, Stephen Wiltshire became very eloquent at age five. Although actual, orated communication would not commence until the age of nine, when teachers coaxed him to speech by temporarily removing his art supplies, inspiring Stephen to ask for their most-welcomed return. “Paper” was his first word.

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Walls of Art..

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20somethingrlNYC
October 28th, 2009

ATAW NuitBlanche sketchPAD compweb Walls of Art..

In the market for art 24/7?  Then take a trip down to Toronto during their all night art event called Nuit Blanche to witness enough art to last you a century!  This fabulous graffiti art was the result of five street artists who were invited by a colleague to deck a hotel room out at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.  More pictures below! [ Continue Reading ]

Floor Art with Robbie Rowlands

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SomewhereBlue
October 26th, 2009

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Robbie Rowlands is a sculpture and guess where this installation is…In a beach house kitchen! Practical? Not really, but who says art has to be practical?  [ Continue Reading ]

2014 Incheon Main Stadium

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SomewhereBlue
October 15th, 2009

1255038567 2014 incheon asian games stadium 02 medium 528x373 2014 Incheon Main StadiumThis is the winning design for a main stadium for the 17th Asian games in Incheon, South Korea.  The main event will take place in 2014 and the stadium will accommodate 70,000 people.  After the event, however, it will become [ Continue Reading ]

Meet me at the Holiday Inn (of cards)

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Mari
September 25th, 2009

20Inn 002 800 585x383 Meet me at the Holiday Inn (of cards)

First the pyramids emerged.   Then came the ingenuity of hotels made of ice.  Now we have hotels constructed entirely with recycled key cards!  Oh what’s next?  Tell me please.  A castle made of cupcakes?  (wishful thinking, wishful thinking)

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Dalian Stadium

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SomewhereBlue
September 25th, 2009

dal5 Dalian StadiumCutting edge design firm NBBJ has finalized their proposal for the new football stadium in Dalian, China.  This thing is off the hook!  Designed around the idea of organic architecture, it is modeled much like a garden, where only that which is needed is provided… [ Continue Reading ]

Bach and Modern Design

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Faetra
September 17th, 2009

zha jsbach 01 358x400 Bach and Modern Design Have you ever seen the Disney movie Fantasia? Actually I wouldn’t even call it a movie, but rather a musical animation experience. If you haven’t I’ll let you in on a little secret of my childhood: it was awesome. It’s all of the staples of the classical music cannon set to trippy animation experiences. If one of those were to come to life I would imagine it would look something like what happened this summer in Manchester, England when Zaha Hadid Architects created a brand new chamber music hall inside the Manchester Art Gallery for a limited performance of the solo works of Johann Sebastian Bach by a gaggle of internationally acclaimed musicians.  [ Continue Reading ]

The Sandman

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Mari
September 16th, 2009

Gollum sand sculpture fs The Sandman

If you’re anyone who’s anyone you should know who this is a picture of before continuing on.  I’ll give you a wee hint,  “My precious.”

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LegoLand for Adults

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TEH
September 11th, 2009

lego1 LegoLand for Adults

James May, a British TV Co-Host  for the BBC’s  motoring program Top Gear, and award winning journalist, is building the world’s first 2 Story Lego House made from almost 816 million Lego blocks!

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