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Light Sanctuary: a Solar Power Maze

Mirage-like solar power Posted on August 23rd 2010 It looks like a maze but it could simply be a mirage. Or is it both, and a solar power station? Light Sanctuary. Photo: Decker Yeadon LLC. Besides its interesting mirage-like qualities, … Continue reading

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Can YOU do This with a Piece of Paper? Simon Schubert Can

German artist Simon Schubert’s Simon Schubert’s two-dimensional architecture illustrations. via

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Metropol Parasol: The World’s Largest Wooden Structure/ One More Reason to Visit Seville

photo © Fernando Alda photo © Fernando Alda Project: Metropol ParasolRedevelopment of Plaza de la Encarnacion, Seville, SpainFunction: archeological site, farmers market, elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurantsSite area: 18,000 square metersBuilding area: 5,000 square metersTotal floor Area: 12,670 square … Continue reading

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Hacking Billboards; playgrounds

                  Bureau de Mesarchitecture’s “Double Happiness”, an installation for the 2009 Shenzhen-Hong Kong Bi-City Biennial, is described by the architects as a piece of “nomad” “urban furniture”, allowing users (who presumably own a forklift) … Continue reading

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