The Singing Ringing Tree

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Designed by architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu of Tonkin Liu, the Singing Ringing Tree is a wind powered sound sculpture resembling a tree set in the landscape of the Pennine mountain range overlooking Burnley, in Lancashire, England. The piece is constructed from galvanized steel, which harness the energy of the wind to produce a slightly discordant and penetrating choral sound covering a range of octaves.

Landscape Houses by Denis Andernach

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
German artist Denis Andernach thinks like an architect: he draws "houses for landscapes and landscapes for houses." The drawings look like plans to build an environmental friendly, landscape specfic homes and interiors, allowing the viewer to feel privy into what can be in these non-existent structures.

“Garagenatelier” by Peter Kunz Architekturm

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
Designed by Swiss practice Peter Kunz Architekturm the “Garagenatelier” consists of five concrete cubes embedded into the hillside landscape, only partially being revealed. With glass pains offering distant views from the parked cars, this could be a great place to take a date you intend to make out with!

Peter Kunz Architektur: Garagenatelier in Herdern

Street Art // Friday, June 15, 2012
We prefer looking at cars parked in this manner as opposed to your standard eye violating parking garage.  Designed by Swiss practice Peter Kunz Architekturm the “Garagenatelier” consists of five concrete cubes embedded into the hillside landscape, only partially being revealed. With glass pains offering distant views from the parked cars,  this could be a great place to take a date you intend to make out with!

Architecture In Focus: "Up… up…and away, INTO THE VOID"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 07, 2012
Today we are presenting something new on Juxtapoz.com, something we hope is a reoccurring segment to the daily grind. We are putting "Architecture in Focus," short editorials on the history of various styles, cities, architects, writers, and trends that is often missed in the world of art. Architecture as an artform. That is the focus. First, the history of the skyscraper...

The Land of Giants: Changing the Icelandic Landscape

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Leave it to Iceland to have serene beauty such as this. The design firm, Choi + Shine Architects, came up with this, The Land of Giants an attempt to transform "mundane electrical pylons into statues on the Icelandic landscape by making only small alterations to existing pylon design." These designs were submitted as a competition entry in March of 2008 to Landsnet, Iceland national power transmission company who was working in collaboration with the Association of Icelandic Architects.

The Hemloft in British Columbia

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Built illegally in the woods of Whistler on British Columbia’s government land, The Hemloft is a wonderfully designed egg-shaped tree house built by Former Canadian software developer and current carpenter, Joel Allen.

The Work of Paul Davies

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 23, 2012
We have always been fascinated by architectural fine art, whether it be Evan Hecox' city paintings or even the way that Ian Francis has incorporated buildings into his dreamy paintings. Today, we were struck by the work of Australian artist Paul Davies, whose work is primarily concerned with modern architecture, and has been influenced by the likes of Jeffrey Smart and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Stork Nest Farm

Street Art // Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Designed by Prague-based studio SGL Projekt, in 2006, The Stork Farm Nest is a giant stick-covered dome used as a horse-riding arena in the Czech Republic.   The design was inspired by storks that found home in the roof of the distillery after it was disused.

The ABC Museum, Madrid

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 26, 2012
Constructed by Aranguren & Gallegos Architects, the ABC Museum in Madrid is a factory building that has been renovated with a modern design. Triangular shapes cover the reflective exterior of the building as well as the matching floor that gleams light. The museum primarily showcases works of illustration from contemporary artists.

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