Added by Puppet master on October 21, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments
High-speed car ramp by Portuguese architects Tiago Barros and Jorge Pereira that enables pedestrians and cyclists to freely cross under the segunda circular highway in lisbon. The path for cars is altered by a ramp which acts as a bridge for vehicles. Drivers are expected to accelerate on a ramp, burning more gas......providing entertainment, along with a new tourist attraction, acting as a means of redeveloping the area! Crazyyy....…
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I could not find too much information on this other than it is somewhere in London and is in some unused tunnels. I think this is a great idea and an interesting way of reclaiming public space. The parks would be usable in any weather, year round and add some lights and they can be open 24 hours a day. Your move NYC!…
Added by Kevin on October 21, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments
At first glance, this sexy bridge-like structure looks like a huge python stretching over a large body of water...
Thailand-based architecture firm Fars Studio recently won a national competition to design the Chao Phraya River Memorial and Museum in Nakorn-Sawan, Thailand. The landmark structure symbolizes the significance of the river in the region. The…
Vancouver's Olympic organizing committee unveiled the gold, silver, and bronze medals that will be distributed during the 2010 Winter Games. The medals, displayed last week, are the first in Olympic and Paralympic history to be made from discarded circuit boards and electronic waste. They are among the heaviest in Games history at about half a kilogram each.…
Explore Heiko Waechter's fotoblog and you'll instantly feel calm. After being inspired by street photographers on Flickr, Heiko bought his first digital SLR. What I personally love about his photos is that he keeps things very simple. He lets the title of the photo guide you down a path but asks you to find your own story.
"I like taking photos of the…
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We have a very special community here at theMET. Today, I'd like to spotlight one of our very own members, Martin Vinacur.
An advertising copywriter for Chilean ad agency, AldeA, Martin traveled to the Dominican Republic a couple times for work, and took some awesome shots while…
Added by Eugene on October 20, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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"It appears cameras can capture the soul." So it says on photographer Cade Martin's website. Take one look at his amazing portfolio and you'll see what he means. Martin tells magnificent, intriguing and beautiful stories. It's in the movement, the light, the composition. His dreamy photos remind me of…Continue
Added by alice on October 20, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments
Truth be told, I am an interior design junkie. Shoot me up with some inspirational design blogs, books and magazines and let me imagine that I am laying in a modern designed home. I've collected books from Kelly Wearstler and Jonathan Adler to Nate Berkus and, of course, Domino (RIP, I miss you dearly.) And I scour design blogs like…Continue
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Ice Hotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden
What first opened in 1990 as an exhibit by a French ice artist has since become a magical and rather chilly chance for guests from around the world to experience the feeling of sleeping in an igloo. Crafted from ice and snow, each year Ice Hotel is rebuilt by visiting artists and creators. Though the temperature never drops below 23 degrees Fahrenheit, guests wears thermal underwear and hats and slip into a sleeping bag atop blocks of…Continue