© TORAFU ARCHITECTS
The making of an iconic house in Yokohama, built in 2008.
Photo © Eiji Tomita
shabon n. soap ; soap bubbles.
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Photo © Renato Cerisola
Luci nella città eterna di Renato Cerisola
Eyes turned to the Eternal City, I’m not the only one to follow its early morning trail across the backbone of bridges, beyond the rivers that run into the sea.
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North Gallery installation view @ Marian Goodman Gallery
a quote we like:
“People, buying my stuff, can take it wherever they go and can rebuild it if they choose. If they keep it in their heads, that’s fine too. They don’t have to buy it to have it – they can have it just by knowing it. Anyone making a reproduction of my art is making art just as valid as art as if I had made it.”
(A Postcard from Jupiter Island, Florida)
Like driftwood collecting in courses on the beach, the house comfortably nestles in the interstices between waterfront and road along a narrow site on the northern coast of Jupiter Island.
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via Design Observer
The Roma of Rome: Heirs to the Ghetto System
In Italy today, politicians have become the lead architects of a low-cost human-warehousing system designed to contain the minority Roma, or Gypsy, community. Visitors to the city remark that the visibility of the Roma — especially around train stations, restaurants and tourist sites — is lower than in past decades.
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Who would think of designing a house around an event that takes place once a year? The owner wanted the house to be where his family and friends could enjoy the unobstructed view of the fireworks at Inuyama castle, which takes place in August every year Continue Reading