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CLOUD CITY // 14th September 2015

At the 2015 Art Basel edition, one of the most shared pieces of art is without any doubt Tomàs Saracerno Molecular work. The piece he presented are a declination of his famous Cloud City installation which was first presented in 2010 and in 2012 on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New … Continue reading

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AT NIGHTFALL // 7th September 2015

Presented at Istanbul’s 2nd Design Biennial, the work of Clio Capeille proposes an alternative use of the nighttime hours and a new kind of landscape designed for night use. “Nighttime Depends On Us” is an architectural project exploring the nighttime which “has become an endangered species” according the designer. Clio Capeille proposes a series of … Continue reading

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SAND DUNES // 24th August 2015

Super famed architect Zaha Hadid was commissionned by Bee’ah, an environmental management company based in Sharjah UAE to build their headquarters. The architectural team designed a 7000 square meters floor area and 18 meters height resembles “a series of intersecting dunes” orientated to follow the direction of the prevailing Shamal winds. Fully powered by renewable … Continue reading

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DIGITAL HEALING // 17th August 2015

Us based artist Brian Kane decided to make Boston’s commuters life a bit more joyful. Using the latest technology, Brian replaced the usual ads displayed on billboards by amazing digital images to complete the scenery like a trompe-l’oeil. The idea is to patch the ugly reality with the beauty of nature. A dynamic motion parallax … Continue reading

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THREADS // 10th August 2015

The collective group Toki, consisting of architects Toluwalase Rufai and Khai Grubbs, invaded the top floor of an abandoned building near the Rhode Island Metro station in Washington D.C. for their latest installation. ‘Synth’ aims at expressing sounds in three dimensions through yarn threads in order to alter the perception of public spaces. With the … Continue reading

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DESOLATION SCENE // 3rd August 2015

Russian photographer Ralph Mirebs recently visited an abandoned hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. He brought back great pictures of a rather sad scenery: in the hangar are lying two unused burans which are the prototype space shuttles of the Russian space program that lasted from 1974 to 1993. It was later shut down due to … Continue reading

Hugo Moreno

UTOPIA // 27th July 2015

Canadian electronic music group ‘Art Department’ have trusted Hugo Moreno, a young and talented French director to realize the music video of their latest track ‘Walls”. The result is an impressive animated urban landscape that blends ancient Mesopotamian and mid-century Modern architecture. The video depicts a world “somewhere between utopia and dystopia”. The video is … Continue reading

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SKYLODGE // 20th July 2015

The first ever hanging lodge opened in 2013 in the Sacred Valley of Cuzco, Peru. For those who are not afraid of height, the Skylodge Adventure Suites offers a unique view on the valley and the chance to sleep within a completely transparent hanging capsules of 7m in length and 2.5m in height. But in … Continue reading

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SKIN MAPPING // 13th July 2015

Digital studio MADLAB has introduced a skin-centric design named Tactum. This augmenting modeling tool projects the form directly on the skin. The object mapped can also be 3D printed to be later worn. Tactum constitutes a new step towards intuitive technology. This technology has already been used for watchmaking and in particular for a smartwatch … Continue reading