check out this photostream on flickr and don’t miss the photos of work by utzon, lewerentz and hans christian hansen! [...]
no, i mean literally – as big as a house.
so this is what those things look like up close… image available for purchase from NY Times Shop.
this image is like a metaphor for contemporary architecture or something.
from the nytimes
an image by alvaro barrientos in the nytimes.
from spacesuits: the smithsonian national air and space museum collection by amanda young with photographs by mark avino. published by [...]
the word out of tokyo on march 13th 2011.
i took this image during my undergrad days at the university of michigan.
catch the march 13, 2011 article in the new york times magazine by kimmelman on zumthor (photos by kerstens). they [...]
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this is picasso’s she-goat in plaster. the original is at the picasso museum in paris.
the computational architecture crowd has always been big on [phenotypes] and [genotypes].
a really nice set of posts on lattice shell structures. the one pictured here is sukhov’s tower that some are [...]
here’s a nice essay by paul graham on how to be neighborly. pass it forward. [how to disagree]
[link to the beuys homepage] [free berlin university]
an image from d’arcy wentworth thompson’s on growth and form. personally i found bucky fuller’s synergetics to be more game [...]
if you’re interested in following a contemporary architectural train of thought through to its logical conclusion, check out chapter 12 [...]
arup paper on selfridges by future systems. [link to paper]
early glazing in england.
brancusi in repose.
an image from franz reuleaux’s kinematics of machinery: outline of a theory of machines.
from eugene ferguson’s engineering and the mind’s eye. read this book.
kunsthaus graz fabrication.
a star from an american flag sent as an attachment and “captured” to hard disk prior to fully loading.
some interesting script work went into this one by nouvel in nyc. [images forthcoming]
we are looking for a t-splines or nurbs model of a chinook.
one of brancusi’s sculptures from the bird in space series.
the currach frame and the currach frame builder were a really big deal at the aa back in the late [...]
a model from some quad mesh research.
exterior of the kunsthaus graz (“the friendly alien”).
it’s really all about making.
sort of a cross between the titanic’s hull and a jeff koons.
a medical stent.
an image from structural stability and morphogenesis by rene thom, the founder of singularity theory. [thom on wikipedia]
we used to race these as kids in maine. the largest example of creatures that break radial mirror symmetry.
i think this is rad. i’d love to have heard the discussion – prior to this ostensible resolution – between [...]
drawing of battlements by gaspar monge
an early image by a famous englishman of the camera obscura.
this is an image of a historical american flag sent as an attachment in an email. we saved it to [...]
an image from the catalog of the museum of technology in florence.
a solar geometry drawing by le corbusier. from poeme de l’angle droit.
tri-reduction image from a computer science classroom text by piegl. [link to classwork]
a drawing of the path of a shadow for the latitude of zurich.
a posthumously published work by one of the great writers on architecture. this book is well worth your time if [...]
yuzo, mikami (2001) utzon”s sphere: how it was designed and built. tokyo: shokukusha. perhaps the nicest book on a built [...]
in 1982 a truck driver named larry walters strapped forty-two 7′ diameter weather balloons to his sears aluminum lawn chair [...]
i just love this image. reminds me of those old-school how to cartoon books. in reality it is an important [...]