The book Postdigital Artisans (Frame Publishers, ISBN 978-94-91727-61-0, $45, order the book directly from Frame Publishers or at Amazon), compiled by LS:N Global editor Jonathan Openshaw, sports craftsmanship with a new aesthetic in Fashion, Art, Design and Architecture on 296 pages. Digital technology has irreversibly changed how we see, think and act.
We all want to add value to our homes and we have all heard about the must-do upgrades and projects that will be the best for our wallet in the long-term. But which ones really give you the best bang for your buck? In addition to cost savings, which are
The series UFO: Explorations of Urbanism aims to fill a gap in the contemporary debate concerning urbanism. Each contribution aims to the series is a case study and an exploration in urbanism (the science of the city) as well as an exploration of urbanism (the discipline that acts upon the
The long narrow bodies of snakes inspired the shapes of this pair of matching woodland hideaways that stretch out between the trees of a park in northern Portugal. Luis Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade created this Tree Snake House. The idea was to get an object that
The Tronc Creux by Bruit du Frigo is part of a series of shelters spread around Bordeaux that have been constructed by zébra3/buy-sellf. “The original idea came up with the project of making a hiking path all around the city, connecting waste land, parks, forests and giving as such the possibility
Explore the difference of architecture in the house Ufogel in the picturesque Nußdorf, East Tyrol. The exclusive and bizarre Ufogel has an unusual architecture, which is made almost entirely of larch wood. It is built on stilts and floating above the meadow in a peaceful and unspoiled nature. The panoramic
British photographer Lee Mawdsley‘s instinctive feel and eye for detail and his ability to render even alien environments human is just as inspiring as his brilliantly rounded portfolio. Besides portrait and commercial photography his architectural detail series are great to look at. Especially his exterior photography where Mawdsley takes advantage
Topsy-Turvy World (Hatje Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-3583-4, $30) gives us an insight into the new creations by the master of the absurd, 1963 German born Frank Kunert. Something strange is going on in Kunert’s images: the table set for two has been so cleverly built around a corner that neither of
As current housing markets continue to simultaneously marginalise potential homeowners and renters; and transient living patterns become more widespread- there grows a need to investigate alternative living arrangements which sit outside of this market economy. There is an urgency to test out other models. Sibling created these Sleeping Pods with
“Architecture is judged by eyes that see, by the head that turns, and the legs that walk. Architecture is not a synchronic phenomenon but a successive one, made up of pictures adding themselves one to the other, following each other in time and space, like music,” once said Le Corbusier.