...says biommimicry guru Janine Benyus in an interview she gave to Jennifer Leonard of Massive Change Radio. Benyus links rhino horns with self-healing plastics, coral reefs with interconnected economies. More here and here.
Some stuff linked from the pictures in the article is really amazing, and some of them seem very familiar!
But don´t forget about your local artist in Vienna.
What I found interesting about the Villa Savoye was the topic of landscape being integrated part of living in the inside as on the outside (roof terrace). It seems as the environment can continuously move on within the Villa Savoye - on the lower level through lifting the box and on the upper level through blearing the boarders between inside and...
Inspired by palladios villa rotunda where the central space has layered views to the dome and cuts views through the adjacent rooms to the outside, the focus of this project is to create optical effects and views. In the space station these effects can generate a confusing perception (trompe l'oeuil) of the different horizons.
The main topic is...
closed system arranged along a strand
From juliak 1
Project: Studio Lynn, Vienna
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a physic out of proportion_folds bodies and blobs_greg lynn
differential gravities_folds bodies and blobs_greg lynn
history of beauty_umberto eco
the logic of sensation_francis bacon
AD_ali rahim_ellegance_text by mark gage_deus ex machina_from semiology to the elegance of...
An illuminating piece on the IPCC report
On the Middle East
In Praise of Big Cities
On 'An Inconvenient Truth'
On Bird Flu
On the Politics of Fear
solving programmatic relations by knitting space
from le corbusier's villa savoye:
the ramp: ties together inside, outside, and vertical functions
three volumes: differentiated according to function
the ribbon window: aperture reinforcing the form to the inside and to the outside by following the form's surface