Articles tagged architecture

The Changing Nature of the Nature of Art

As artists have become less concerned with telling stories and more concerned with creating emotional connections and mimicking experiences, art has shifted from creating beauty to expressing the heady nature of 'truth'.

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‘The Secret Lives of Buildings’ & the Oft Egotistical & Obsessive People Behind Them

Edward Hollis is a stylistic illusionist, adopting a variety of voices and storytelling modes as he weaves his tales of dreams, ambitions, follies, and ruins.

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Rem Koolhaas: A Kind of Architect

The opening argument in the film is that the “Rem Koolhaas” the viewer knows, the singular genius of media accounts, especially in America, is a convenient signifier that masks another “Rem Koolhaas”, one who is not singular, but plural, a walking composition of influences, ideas, theories and collaborations.

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Buckminster Fuller’s World: Emancipation by Design

The World of Buckminster Fuller shows its subject as inspired by both nature and humanity, and as having a public interested in ideas, unvarnished.

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Becoming Bucky Fuller by Loretta Lorance, R. Buckminster Fuller

This post-millennium rediscovery examines Fuller anew, seeking help with our most dire ecological and economic challenges within his philosophy of sustainability and technological balance.

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The Grid Book by Hannah G. Higgins

This is a meditation on media, representation and technology, and makes for a deeply textured and luxurious reading experience.

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19 Dec 2007 // 1:21 AM

Brazilian architect Niemeyer marks 100 years

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil—When the legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer turns 100 years old on Saturday, he’ll mark the milestone in typically humble fashion,

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17 Oct 2007 // 2:02 AM

(Viorel Florescu/Newsday/MCT) NEW YORK - A woman walking her two dogs along Fifth Avenue recently stared up at the Guggenheim Museum and contemplated

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23 Jul 2007 // 1:38 AM

Masterpieces of modern architecture face the wrecking ball

NEW CANAAN, Conn.—The Glass House, one of the masterpieces of 20th-Century American architecture, opened to the public last month, assuring its future as the

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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