Louis Vuitton Island

That’s just crazy.

If You’ve Ever Been Curious About This LES Rooftop Space…

It’s ill. NY Roof Folly by Robert Kahn Architect

3D Typography design based on the architecture of Oscar Niemeyer

Included in this great work by Chris Labrooy are the Cathedral of Brasília, Niterói Contemporary Art Museum, Ghery house, Ibirapuera Park theatre, and the Oscar Niemeyer Museum.

“Bowie’s eyes and lips will move when apartment residents adjust screens on their balconies.”

David Bowie as Aladdin Sane from Ziggy Stardust will appear on a perforated metal screen four levels high on an apartment complex in Australia.

via, dangerousminds


Oscar Niemeyer

Motherboard sits down with the 103-year-old Brazilian Architect.

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Terrible Skatepark Designs

Thrasher’s holding a contest

Kingdom Tower

Designed by AS+GG, the $1.2 billion, 3,280 feet + skyscraper will be the tallest in the world once complete. I’d be more impressed if they built 1000 meters down where all the riches are. It would be called an “Earthscraper” and would hold the title of ‘World’s Deepest Building.” Core’s The Limit!

(Thanks Chas!)

Ryugyong Hotel – Pyongyang, North Korea

Unexpected to see that kind of architectural beauty in North Korea, but the 105 story hotel is expectedly empty on the inside.

photo by Mark Panama

via, doobybrain

A Modern Single Family Home with a Skateboard Ramp Structure

The PAS House. Not to be confused with The Ramp House or the Skateable Office

Kickstart It

Swoon’s Musical Architecture for New Orleans

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Life in a Bubble… or Coconut

The Inspiration Archipod.

“an environment conducive for creative working, meditation, and innovation…”


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The Fountainhead in 5 seconds


Morning Dose of Sasha Grey

Richard Phillips builds upon his previous Lindsay Lohan film portrait with one of Sasha Grey. The building where it takes place is the Chemosphere off Mulholland Drive designed by John Lautner. Benedikt Taschen now owns the residence.

“For my film portrait of Sasha Grey, I wanted to focus on her expressive and psychological transformation into a cinematic actor, separate from the cues that have associated Sasha with her previous career as a performance artist working within the adult film world.”

–Richard Phillips

via, vmag

The Cube

A 3x3x3m eco-home in which one person can live with a minimum impact on the environment.

The China Comic and Animation Museum

Designed by Dutch firm MVRDV.

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Redesigning the Outdoor Music Festival Experience

Interesting, minimal work from Re-Make/Re-Model

“‘Why Don’t We Do It On The Stairs’ is an open and flexible concept providing a variety of spaces to accommodate all sorts of activities throughout every hour of every day of the festival. By creating two large stairs offering seating with views of the festival grounds and filling them with activity boxes where anything can happen, people can always find spaces that suit their mood…”

More here

via, fastcodesign

Creeping From Above

A look from the satellites at houses of people with more money probably than you and I combined. That’s Tony Hawk’s skateable Carlsbad manse above, and Will Smith’s Scientology palace below. You can see a lot more at Virtual Globetrotting.

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BotoxCloud from SAQ

An interactive installation designed for the Zirkumflex Gallery as part of Transmediale 2011, in Berlin.

Editions are available for purchase here

The Cube

A portable pop-up restaurant

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