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Featured Blog Posts – July 2013 Archive (6)

Parish Church of Santa Monica

The Parish Church of Santa Monica at Rivas Vaciamadrid is nestled into a long, narrow plot within the residential area.  The design by Spanish firm Vicens + Ramos begins at a narrow point at its southern edge and ends in an explosion of…


Added by Springer on July 31, 2013 at 8:10pm — No Comments

Group Scolaire Pasteur

Group Scolaire Pasteur instructs around 1,000 children and is one of the largest schools in France.  Located in Limeil-Brevannes, near Paris, it is a cluster of three preschools and two elementary schools that share a library, a cafeteria, and a fluid composition of indoor and outdoor spaces.  Wood was used in the construction, cladding, and terraces, yet was done so in an…


Added by Springer on July 29, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Lace of Steel

Born in 1945, Jean Nouvel, the world famous French architect studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Including the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (for the ‘Institut du Monde Arabe’), the Wolf Prize in Arts in 2005 and the Pritzker Prize (for the ‘Torre Agbar’) in 2008 he has got some of the world’s premier architecture prizes.

Including these works, Jean Nouvel has worked on more than 200 projects till 1987. Not only giant pieces of arts, he has designed…


Added by gizem büyüktürkoğlu on July 26, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Do not hold your horses!

Born in 1948 at Essex/England, Heather Jansch is an amazing sculptor with her life-size driftwood horses!

Trained in Fine Arts at Walthamstow and Goldsmiths College in London, she has got various illustrative works, books, album covers for legendary Scottish folk guitarist Bert Jansch, who was her husband and the father of their one son, Kieron. Since 1984, she has solo shows of paintings and sculptures, especially life-size driftwood horses.

As in her words,…


Added by gizem büyüktürkoğlu on July 23, 2013 at 5:25am — No Comments

Fresh ideas for the summer

Summer is in full swing. It is the best time to present some fresh ideas to the world!

“Halm” designed by Slovanian designer Martin Jakobsen for the Dutch company Vinice is one of those fresh ideas.

Design: Martin Jakobsen, 2013 Produced by VINICE Design: Martin Jakobsen, 2013

Produced by…


Added by gizem büyüktürkoğlu on July 23, 2013 at 5:19am — No Comments

Focus On The Hot Information - Google Glasses

Have you read "The Space Merchants", a science fiction novel in 50s by Pohl and Kornbluth? It seems that the following issue is a kind alike, creepy but promising, interesting but cool. Just let me show you what this incredible stuff is:
Google Glasses, the hot issue recently, were developed by Google X, leaded by engineer Babak Parviz. This ambitious project started from 3 years ago, and now it eventually reveal its veil with five…

Added by roye long on July 3, 2013 at 10:42pm — No Comments

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