Monday, July 13, 2020

Shooting Silhouettes – Making Interesting Photos in Ordinary Situations

There are many tricks for making interesting photos in ordinary situations. One of them is shooting silhouettes. When photographing silhouettes, the whole world, its source...
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Golden wardrobe forms focal point of The Magic Box Apartment in Spain

A shiny brass wardrobe that's meant to resemble a precious jewellery box features in this apartment near Barcelona designed by Raúl Sánchez Architects. The Magic...

Contini Architettura arranges church and community centre around public square in Castel di Lama

Parma-based Contini Architettura has built a church, parish hall, sports' clubhouse and changing rooms around a new public square in the village of Castel...

Five Casa Wabi pavilions include Álvaro Siza ceramics studio and Kengo Kuma chicken coop

The Casa Wabi artist retreat in Puerto Escondido, Mexico is filled with pavilions designed by architects such as Kengo Kuma, Álvaro Siza and Alberto...

Mountain Refuge is a concept for a tiny modular cabin

Italian architects Massimo Gnocchi and Paolo Danesi designed Mountain Refuge as a prefabricated cabin-style micro-home built from plywood. The duo has founded a startup company...

Projects from Swinburne’s School of Design span animation, UX and urban design

This VDF school show features 17 projects from Swinburn University of Technology's School of Design, including a speech learning app for children and crash...

Huge window opens to patios in matching Mexico City houses by PPAA

Architecture firm PPAA has created a pair of slender houses in Mexico City that have rear patios accessed by glass doors to flood natural...

Oslo central library unveiled huge but intimate

Oslo's long-awaited Deichman Bjørvika central library, which stands alongside the Snøhetta-designed opera house on the city's waterfront, has opened to the public in Norway. Designed by Atelier Oslo...

Diagonal slits pierce white shutters wrapping Casa Ventura by Arquitetura Nacional

Reinforced white concrete panels punctured with cylindrical openings form shutters across the facade of this house in southern Brazil designed by Arquitetura Nacional. Arquitetura Nacional...

Open Architecture unveils Pingshan Performing Arts Center

Beijing studio Open Architecture has created the Pingshan Performing Arts Center near Shenzhen as a "counter-statement" to other more extravagant theatres that have recently...

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Cupa Pizarras introduces three slate facade systems at VDF products fair

The contemporary Cupaclad 201 Vanguard series is one of three cladding systems shown by Cupa Pizarras at VDF products fair that put natural slate in...

White Arkitekter designs starfish-shaped sea pool in Bergen

Swedish studio White Arkitekter has designed a floating pool in Bergen, Norway, which will be built as part of the redevelopment of the city's...

Brigitte Bardot’s Former French Retreat Is For Sale

French actress and activist Brigitte Bardot’s former home in the French countryside near Cannes is officially on the market for $6.49 million. According to...