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Slow Criticism: Art in the Age of Post-Judgement

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

"visual perception is not always immediate and artworks at times demand the space to unravel slowly. Decelerating in this way, Robert argues, is not merely some nostalgic bid in an age of instant communication but, more im... Read more →

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BAC Student Life Blog: 'Let's Spoon!'

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

The process of making is a unique and therapeutic component in the discovery of design. The conversation from mind to hand gives a distinctive style in which we sculpt our ideas into a built form. With dusty hands moving a... Read more →

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Color The Temple: Using Projected Light to Restore Color

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

A fascinating use of projection to recreate the original colors found in ancient temples.

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Martin Molin has designed and assembled a new musical instrument that he titl...

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

The Swedish band Wintergatan musician has made a miraculous marble instrument out of birch ply and parts. Beauty eh.

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Mojoptix 3D Printed Digital Sundial

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

Weird/Fun video, and...it’s all open source! script and the STL files on thingiverse.

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MoMA to Abolish Architecture and Design Galleries

Uu31atowenm5ujg9n3qm  Posted by  Robert Yuen

"It could be good to see architecture and design placed into a larger context of the arts, but it’s not hard to imagine—given the role they have traditionally played in art history and museums—that architecture will be sid... Read more →

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This 360-Degree View of Game of Thrones' Opening Credits Is Totally Awesome

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

If you're a GoT fan and an architect, you no doubt have drooled over the opening credits and wished you could play around in that digital model. Well this 360 view version is one step closer to full VR interactivity. Read more →

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An Illustrated History of American Money Design

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

In honor of the great news of our upcoming re-vamped money, take a tour through the incredible history of our nation's paper currency.

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2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

If you live in NYC, go see this!!

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Patricio Gonzalez Vivo

Uu31atowenm5ujg9n3qm  Posted by  Robert Yuen

"Patricio Gonzalez Vivo is an artist and engineer who uses code and light to turn data into stunning landscapes. His landscapes address the problem of scale and the development of technology to perceive beyond the world in... Read more →

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ELL Raising Funds For New Gallery/Rental Space On Commercial Street | Hoodline

Uu31atowenm5ujg9n3qm  Posted by  Robert Yuen

An event that represents various fields - art, architecture, photography, culinary, film, literature, music, performance, fashion...all with one common thread. The common thread is a conversation that we can all engage in... Read more →

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Changing Skyline: What western architects can learn from Africa

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

An exciting show at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: "Rather than just document past work, curators Kathryn Hiesinger and Colin Fanning encouraged Kéré to create a demonstration project for the Perelman atrium. Outside the ... Read more →

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ELL | San Francisco - Instigation

Bnjumkmxv1cnxrnxgump  Posted by  ELL San Francisco

The intent here is to confront our thoughts that inform 'the everyday'. To ask ourselves why we make, as opposed to how we make, or with what process and methodology. With this proclamation, we can continue to question w... Read more →

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7 of the Prettiest Architecture Instagrams You Ever Did See

Uu31atowenm5ujg9n3qm  Posted by  Robert Yuen

"#MINIMALISM IS KING on Instagram, where more than 3.5 million photos use that hashtag. The app is full of photographers who perfected the clean, artfully empty aesthetic, and gain thousands of followers because of their f... Read more →

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Glamour Shots of the World's Sacred Cows

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Chill with these chill cows.

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Catie Newell's 'Overnight' Explores a Dark Detroit

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

A beautiful exhibition by Catie Newall, a prof at UM Taubman College, exploring how the lack of street lighting before Detroit's LED upgrade created beautiful darkness. Read more →

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Can architecture help reunite a post-Brexit Britain?

Nnjiwhxchoiwtlvvbczy  Posted by  Tom Parker

Well could it? I have my doubts but this article showcases some beautiful work from Eric Wong, a Masters graduate from the Bartlett School of Architecture. 'Deep divisions within political parties, the UK and the whole co... Read more →

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Grid Corrections

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

"This film was made mining the Thomas Jefferson's Grid in Google Earth. By superimposing a rectangular grid on the earth surface, a grid built from exact square miles, the spherical deviations have to be fixed. After all... Read more →

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Gigantic Kaleidoscope Lighthouse Installation

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

An incredible reuse of a lighthouse in Denmark. "Bessards’ Studio and JAJA Architects designed a scenographic stairway giving access to the tower and making the ascent a sequence of architectural experiences. Staging its ... Read more →

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A Center for Majestic Experiences Rises in the Middle of Montana

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

Ensemble Studio's latest fore into land art.

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Step inside a rainbow with liz west's immersive color landscape

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

"the visceral experience is overloaded with illumination, testing the psychological, physical, emotional and spiritual responses visitors undergo during their encounter with the work. both the site’s existing architecture ... Read more →

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Study Says Making Art Reduces Stress, Even If You Kind Of Suck At It

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

"Kaimal recently led a study examining the effects of making art on stress-related hormones in your body. The results, published in Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, titled “Reduction of Cortis... Read more →

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Nick Offerman's Woodworking Advice

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

In this video, actor and woodworker Nick Offerman shares with Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor where his love of woodworking began and offers advice for young people who want to work with their hands. Read more →

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A New Series About the Visionary Designers Who Shape Our World

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

"I can guess what you’re thinking, because I have watched a lot of design documentaries. Restrained, polished, pretty—so many of them look like a moving version of a coffee table book. You’ve got softly lit interviews, eso... Read more →

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The Dieline

Ve2aefxlgccjlizm7xlw  Posted by  Michael Alfonso

This website showcases the best of product branding.

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Virtual Art Sessions

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

Google has partnered with several artists, bringing them a new way to paint, draw and sculpt. The following interactive sessions show their first explorations in a 3D virtual environment. Watch them craft in virtual space,... Read more →

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Dead IRL | Mostly Human

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

"If you could create a digital version of yourself to stick around long after you've died, would you want to?"

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Sedna, Landscape Supercomputer

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

"A re-reading and re-designing of Nature as a supercomputer. The film shows a multi-level computational program running on Sedna - An Insurance and Oil Futures Risk Analysis, commissioned by OPEC, speculating on the econom... Read more →

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Chlorophyllous Urbanism: Mumbai

Uphmtxzxlr5racquakct  Posted by  Rand Lemley

How can architecture tell a story? How can architecture join a story? This thesis video by a pair of students at Edinburgh does a darn good job of showing some possibilities. Read more →