Culture Etc

 

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  • Tongue-in-Cheek Drawings of Olympic Venues

    The Olympics are over, but you can’t stop dreaming about the architecture, you say? No worries. Clo’e Floirat drew “comical-satirical” versions of the 2012 venues for posterity's sake.

     
  • ‘This is Now’ Websites Show Off Cities’ Visual Hallmarks

    Experience major metropolitan centers through an aggregation of Instagram photos, thanks to one Australian startup’s first project.

     
  • Landscape Architecture Put to Music in Film

    A coder and a musician put landscape architecture to electronic music in a film clip that also allows viewers to travel the world.

     
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    Exhibit: 'Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment'

    The National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., is holding a retrospective of the 1982 Pritzker Prize–winning architect, Kevin Roche. Through Dec. 2.

     
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    Object: Chris Boardman's Lotus Type 108 Olympic Pursuit Bike

    An Olympic bike is one object among many featured at the London Design Museum's "Designed to Win" exhibit, about all the gear that helped athletes with their gold, silver, and bronze victories. Through Nov. 18.

     
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    Blog: Betonbabe

    On this Tumblr site from a Princeton University School of Architecture grad student, you'll be escorted through the coolest lost-and-found of concrete items.

     
  • Geometric Objects up for Auction at Wright

    The Chicago auction house's semiannual Mass Modern sale includes exquisite, geometrically pure objects by Hoffmann, Peche, and Mangiarotti.

     
  • Book: 'Designing Architecture'

    Author Andrew Pressman's 'Designing Architecture' gives the practice's freshest faces a fresh take on the trade in his how-to guide on design.

     
  • Website: Discover Design

    The Chicago Architecture Foundation recently launched the website Discover Design to teach students about the design and construction of school buildings, and is now challenging those same students to put their pencils to paper.

     
  • Website: Marcel Breuer Digital Archive

    A digital archive of architect Marcel Breuer's life's work is now available on Syracuse University's website.

     
 
 
 

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