Art is not what you see, but what you make others see

Posts tagged ‘architecture’

TDA House

wpid-tda-house-2-2011-03-11-10-35.jpg
Cadaval & Solà-Morales designed this home to withstand the saltwater air and take advantage of the views in a coastal Mexican town. (more…)

Olivier Ratsi

wpid-sanyo-v2-16galerie-2011-03-10-09-19.jpgFrench artist Olivier Ratsi’s alterations of high rise structures reexamines ideas of preception and deconstructs the familiar. (more…)

Brian Parillo

wpid-parillo16-2011-03-9-08-35.jpg
Taking a cinematic approach, Brian Parillo finds incredible amounts of character in Los Angeles. Shooting at abstract angles, he directs our eyes to captivating geometric shapes. When he shoots up from the ground and into the sky, he gives us a sense of scale, showing us just how magnificent modern architecture can be. (more…)

Guangzhou Opera House

wpid-gwangzhou-opera-house-zaha-hadid-2011-03-8-10-32.jpg
Southern China’s largest city, Guangzhou, is seeing its status as a cultural hub cemented with the opening of the breathtaking Guangzhou Opera House by famed architect Zaha Hadid. Shaped to resemble two boulders on the bank of the Pearl River, this amorphous yet geometric structure includes a 1,800 seat theater and a 400-seat hall as well as rehearsal space and an entrance hall. (more…)

Redding Residence by Kendle Design Collaborative

wpid-redding-2-2011-03-2-07-10.jpg

This home by Kendle Design Collaborative blends so well with its surrounding of the Arizona desert thanks, in part, to the smart color palette used. The copper roof and concrete structure merge well with the sandy terrain. The water feature cools down the desert heat while providing sound and reflection. The living/eating area opens to the outside via a huge glass wall. (more…)

The Museum of the Moving Image

wpid-5352789961_c382acfaed-2011-03-1-18-22.jpg

Much attention on the design, here and elsewhere, has focused on the triangular metal panels of the rear addition, but it’s clear from a visit on the occasion of a press preview that it’s all about the interior. (more…)

Small Atelier and Guest House by C. F. Møller Architects

wpid-atelier-2-2011-02-27-21-50.jpeg

This Atelier and Guest House is the home of architect and partner in C. F. Møller Architects, Mads Møller. Originally 1969 and enlarged over the years with many additions, the latest extension includes an atelier and a guest house. (more…)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: