The Stockholm subway system is said to be the world’s longest art exhibit – 110 kilometers long.Traveling by subway is like traveling through an exciting story that extends from the artistic pioneers of the 1950s to the art experiments of today. Over 90 of the 100 subway stations in Stockholm have been decorated with sculptures, […]
Sometimes, the natural landscape can bear an uncanny resemblance to creatures in the wild—one of these curious places is off the coast of Iceland. On the island of Heimaey, there is a rock formation that, from certain angles, looks like a massive elephant taking a drink out of the Atlantic ocean.
The Chapel on the Hill is a small church conversion located near Middleton-in-Teesdale, England. The reconstruction by Evolution Design brought this old Chapel back to life and to allow for the transformation of this historic building into a contemporary country holiday home. This holiday home is available for rental via Airbnb.
The Common Office created Villa Altona in Sweden. The site is steep with a height difference of nine meters between the ground floor and the street level. The contrast between the suburban landscape to the south and the untouched forest to the north, gives the site its identity. The house creates a clear border between […]
The Moscow Metro was one of the USSR’s most extravagant architectural projects, with stations constructed as luxurious “palaces for the people”. Built under the command of Stalin, the iron-fisted leader ordered the metro’s artists and architects to design a structure that embodied svet (radiance or brilliance) and svetloe budushchee (a radiant future). He directed his […]
Dismaland was a temporary art project organised by street artist Banksy, constructed in the seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England.Prepared in secret, the pop-up exhibition at the Tropicana, a disused lido, was “a sinister twist on Disneyland” that opened during the weekend of 21 August 2015 and closed permanently on September 27, 2015, […]
Melted snow fills up the basin with water at the end of winter creating a lake. But at the bottom of the body of water is a giant hole that sucks down the water, much like the drain in a bath tub. The drain, an open lava tube, is one of many throughout the region. The […]
At first glance, these rooms appear as normal, everyday places. Only there is no way to live there unless you are a … really really small… All these are part of the Musée Miniature et Cinéma in Lyon, France, a five-story museum that contains over 100 hyperreal miniature film sets. Created by miniaturist artist Dan Ohlmann, […]
Russian photographer Daniel Kordan recently returned from a sailing expedition to Greenland. Kordan spent two months sailing on a yacht through the Atlantic from Saint Petersburg to Greenland as part of a photo workshop for photographers. He brought back countless breathtaking images that reveal the beauty of their natural surroundings on the journey. ndia via: EarthPorm
In collaboration with students at harvard university graduate school of design, OFIS architects has constructed a shelter for climbers of slovenia’s skuta mountain. creating a form that references the region’s vernacular architecture, the design team worked alongside engineers AKT II who ensured that the structure would stand up to the challenges presented by the site, […]