The captivity of minimalism in the urban images is a very interesting topic for photography. The idea of eclectic imagery of the cityscape was captured by photographers Nick Frank and Jeannette Hägglund. The result was stunning, not only because of the lucid architectural elements, but also the juxtaposition of the vivid spectrum of colors, shapes and structures in modern cities. The locations were also selectively splendid – Copenhagen and Malmö that are the cradles of the architectural wonders in Scandinavia.
The captivating design of the Research Pavilion at the University of Stuttgart recalls numerous possible connotations because of the characteristic shape. Continue reading “ARCHITECTURE: The Research Pavilion at the University of Stuttgart.”
Guangzhou Opera House Zaha Hadid Architects. Continue reading “ARCHITECTURE: Guangzhou Opera House Zaha Hadid Architects.”
Design Museum Holon by Ron Arad Architects.
The absorbing shape of Design Museum Holon unveils the dynamism of curvaceous external envelope and resembling box-like shape. Acting as a visual key to the observer, the bands represents the spine to the construction of the building. The five dominant bands are made of Corten steel structure that presents the illusion of waving. This is the first building in Israeli that is dedicated to express the concept of Design in the city.
“Our focus is on enhancing people’s lives through architecture” – the main keynote of the Australia F2 Architecture company that push the boundaries between dreams and reality of architecture and design. The idea of a floating house was initiated to break the rules of gravity from the specific point of view. The house is located in the uphill area of coastal waters and gives the impression of suspension above the Fairhaven Beach and the Great Ocean Road. The illusion of the floating house is based on the huge 130 feet pole that lifts the building up in place. That’s the reason why the house is called ” The Pole House” resulting in one-of-a-kind experience with the picturesque view of the coastline in Australia.