Photo credit: Manuel Kottersteger Captioned as “a story that amazes”, “a journey through history” and “a look into the future”, the Lumen Museum of Mountain Photography cooly launched in December, ready for the 2018/19 winter season. Rewriting the rules for the presentation of mountain photography and THE place to go for mountain enthusiasts and those … Continue reading
Category Archives: Architecture
Let There Be Light…
In its second year, the SIGNAL Festival is transforming Prague into an immersive visual art gallery with installations by teams of light designers, architects, engineers and hackers. The spectacular three-day celebration is fast becoming the Czech Republic’s most well-attended cultural event. The festival, founded by Martin Posta, aims to revive both well-known and hidden, mysterious … Continue reading
Murder She Wrote…?
A raw concrete house in Alicante by Spanish studio Langarita-Navarro Arquitectos becomes the scene for a string of mysterious murders in this series of images that take on a macabre playfulness to the usual, ‘straight-faced’ architectural shots most architectural firms commission. Rather than an attractive tourist destination, photographer Luis Diaz Diaz chose to photograph the holiday … Continue reading
The Disappearing Act
‘Lucid Stead’ is the latest installation by US artist Phillip K Smith III. Taking the natural object of a homestead cabin in the Californian Joshua Tree desert, he brings it to life beyond its normal constrictions. Adding mirrors to the cabin’s wooden walls, Lucid Stead reflects and refracts the surrounding terrain. In daytime, the piece … Continue reading
Location, Location, Location… The Best Neighbourhoods For Life on Mars?
You can see it now, can’t you…? Future settlers on Mars weighing up the pros and cons of which areas on the red planet are the most desirable to live! With Project Nomad location won’t be an issue! The plan is to build mobile skyscrapers that would move about the planet’s surface using Martian minerals … Continue reading
Skiing In ‘Alpine’ Copenhagen
This project for a Waste-to-Energy Ski Slope in Copenhagen by architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), lept to our attention as it combines three of our favourite subjects; snow sports, design and sustainability awareness! Finally breaking ground on 4th March 2013, the Amagerforbrændingen as it’s known, will take the city’s waste and burn it to create … Continue reading