Archtector Svetozar Andreev Fuses Nature And Modernity To Create Mirrored Steel Form On Malta

In collaboration with Elena Britanishskaya, the architect Svetozar Andreev, proposes to transform Malta‘s collapsed ‘Azure Window’ into a steel exhibition space. Tieqa Żerqa, more popularly known as the Azure Window, was an icon of the Maltese islands, however, following a storm in march of 2017, the arch collapsed into the sea. The ‘Heart of Malta’ project plans to create a new visual landmark by...

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Architecture And Fantasy In Brutalist France

Eric Tabuchi takes portraits of buildings, showing them in isolation so we can best wonder why, how and who made them? Place his images side by side and you construct ideas of what we are now. It’s diverse. You think you know what Eric’s native France looks like and then – bam! – Eric shows you the things those oh-so civilised French build to live in and around. It’s not all cobbles...

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A Soviet-Era Museum In Kyrgyzstan, Built Into The Side Of A Mountain Containing over 33,000 Archeological Artifacts

The National Historical and Archaeological Museum Complex Sulayman is a museum in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1949 as Osh Regional Museum. The present museum building was completed during the Soviet era in 1978 to celebrate the 3,000th anniversary of the city of Osh. It was carved inside the Sulayman Mountain, which is today the only Unesco World Heritage Site in Kyrgyzstan.

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This Instagram Account Shares Amazing Photos Of The Doors Of London

The Doors of London is a Bella’s Instagram feed that proves London has the prettiest doors in the world. Bella is fascinated by doors. She has collected so many different London front doors styles and colors. Some are inviting you in and some are shutting you out. More: Instagram h/t:

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Lenin, Remade In Hydra In Bucharest By The Romanian Artist Costin Ionita

This sculpture is inspired from one of Lenin’s statues placed in Bucharest during the communist period. The head is represented by seven roses. The rose is a powerful and political symbol from the communist time, when the same old politicians continued their work and ruled over the country. The artwork is a metaphor of the corrupt system in Romania. “Art should be provocative...

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The Radical And Visionary Modernist And Brutalist Architecture Of Macedonia

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (architect Boris Čipan, 1976). Featuring the radical and visionary Modernist and Brutalist architecture of Skopje, by architects such as Kenzo Tange, Janko Konstantinov, Marko Mušič and many others, this two-sided bilingual guide includes a map, an introduction by Skopje-based experts, details of over forty buildings and structures...

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“Death On The Dance Floor”: Photographer Captured Stunning Photos Of Abandoned Discos Around France

Eric Tabuchi lives and works in Paris. He photographs buildings in France that are now abandoned ruins. Once the authentic venues of their age, these buildings will one day vanish. As a set, Eric’s photographs form a map of France’s vernacular and diverse architecture – we’ll be looking at his images of abandoned petrol stations and follies after these photos of former discotheques.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/11/death-on-the-dance-floor-photographer-captured-stunning-photos-of-abandoned-discos-around-france/

The Cocooned High-Rises Of Hong Kong

Cherry Street Cocoon, Hong Kong. Photograph: Peter Steinhauer A 20+ year collection of photographs documenting Hong Kong’s hauntingly beautiful construction sites encaged (cocooned!) in bamboo scaffolding, draped in brightly hued material. Since 1993, Peter Steinhauer has documented the many facets of Asian culture, with a keen eye for architecture, urban landscape and man-made structures and...

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Phallus Looking Owl Statue Outrages Protests In Serbian City Of Kikinda

Last week he told Belgrade’s Vecernje Novosti daily he was ready to make a differently-shaped statue. Local authorities declined to comment. Zeljko Bodrozic, editor-in-chief of a local newspaper, said the owl monument should remain in place. The protesters say the terracotta statue’s elongated shape and minimalist features are obscene and that it does not look like the town’s famous long-eared...

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/11/phallus-looking-owl-statue-outrages-protests-in-serbian-city-of-kikinda/

This House Sings Like A Saxophone At Night

This house in Yekaterinburg, Russia is sort of famous around the neighborhood. It has a lot of ventilation pipes going around the building, and at night when the wind is strong the house starts to “sing”. The pipes are like a labyrinth, intertwined among each other and go to the top of the building passing by the windows of the apartments. “This system makes horrible sounds at night”...

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