This spectacular house is Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects in the Netherlands. One of the main principles of Villa Kogelhof was to translate luxury into the happiness of independence. The goal for the villa was to be self-sufficient; to generate its own energy, to heat its own water and to recycle the garbage. … Continue reading
In the French part of Switzerland, in the canton of Vaud, the institute of Health (HESAV) was the object of an important human and architectural performance realized by NOTsoNOISY Guillaume Reymond and Trivial Mass production agency. The building constituted of 11 floors, has been animated as a rudimentary screen whose pixels are, in fact, all … Continue reading
Berlin-based photographer Bjoern Ewers offers us amazing fine-art pictures of crashed caused by materials. The artist is well known for capturing incredible moments and exceptional colours produced by different materials. He previously worked on soap bubbles.
Marfa, Texas may be a small american town but it offers two great outdoor artworks that are threatened by the local authorities to be taken down. Playboy Marfa, a commissioned artwork by Richard Phillips, stands beside Highway 90 in Marfa, TX since last summer. It consists of an installation composed of different elements, a 40-foot … Continue reading
An hotel in Munich, Germany, was transformed 88 times by photographer Víctor Enrich. The latter uses a combination of photography, digital retouching and 3D graphics to come out with these extravagant pictures. The result is mind-blowing because of the realness-aspect of each image.
In October 2013, artist Phillip K Smith III revealed his light based project, “Lucid Stead”, an existing homesteader shack transformed into a light installation in the middle of the raw desert of Joshua Tree, California high Desert. The cabin reflects its desert surrounding, creating a mirage effect. Smith’s Lucid Stead was created using an aging … Continue reading
For the 2013 Ulster Bank Belfast International Festival at Queen’s, Cuban-American Artist, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, has created WISH, a portrait of an anonymous local girl photographed by the artist in the process of making a pure and simple wish for the future. Spanning an 11 acre site in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, the photographic image of this … Continue reading
Ian Strange’s fascination for suburbia has led him to developed his latest multifaceted project “Suburban”. Known as Kid Zoom, Strange’s first project revolving around houses started in 2011 when he built a full-scale replica of his childhood home inside Cockatoo Island’s Turbine Hall in Sydney. Experiencing the suburban life in his native Australia, Strange later … Continue reading
In the trendy Brooklyn ‘DUMBO’ neighborhood (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) in New York, an iconic clock tower was transformed into a stunning triplex penthouse. The apartment is part of an old industrial building that was originally built by cardboard manufacturers, and the tower transformation project was developed by David Walentas – the man … Continue reading
Smashing places up is an art developed by the duo Dan Havel and Dean Ruck. These collaborative artists work in public and quasi-public environments to repurpose architectural structures and remnants of no perceived market value into works of art. By reorganizing the physical construction of unremarkable spaces and places, their interventions bring attention and recognition … Continue reading