Saber goes Skywriting over Los Angeles to End Mural Moratorium

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 19, 2011
Politically conscious and outspoken supporter of public art and graffiti, Los Angeles-based Saber, took the skies of Los Angeles today for a skywriting protest of LA City Council's moratorium on street murals. If they are going to okay some advertising billboards, might as well take your public art to the next level.

Turda Salt Mine

Street Art // Friday, September 16, 2011
"Batman’s rumored new home in the upcoming The Dark Knight Rises is none other than the long awaited arrival of the batcave. Located in Turda Romania, the abandoned Turda Salt Mine is flooding the internet with buzz that this will be the location where filming will take place for the batcave."  Next destination to wonderland underground, please and thank you.

Fortress of Fortezza

Street Art // Thursday, September 15, 2011
“Begun under Francis I in the year 1833 – completed by Ferdinand I in the year 1838”, reads the Latin inscription over the gate of the fortress. In just five years, over 6,000 workers and soldiers built a blocking position at one of the narrowest points in the Eisack valley. It has the dimensions of a small town and, with a surface area of 20 hectares, is the largest fortification in the Alpine region."

Origami Cave by LAVA

Street Art // Monday, September 12, 2011
LAVA’s origami cave concept is a response to the need for emergency shelter in the aftermath of natural disasters. The base molecule can be shipped as a flat pack, cut out of local plywood, or dropped off by a helicopter. The interior can then be carved out of wood, cardboard, newspapers or other locally available materials.  We want one for our backyard!

Phoenix International Media Center

Street Art // Thursday, September 08, 2011
  Scheduled for completion in 2012, Phoenix International Media Center is a basket-like shaped building with has a great feeling of movement.  Phoenix is a large satellite TV provider and is among the numerous media companies that have recently begun defining Beijing's urban landscape.  

Layers by the Miha Artnak

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 07, 2011
This isn't the first time we have heard from Slovenian artist the Miha Artnak, as the artist created a great public art project, a trash sculpture, in November 2010 that we covered. Now is a whole new public project, Layers, created with the basis "There is more than just one reality." Lots to look at here.

Hello World!

Street Art // Thursday, September 01, 2011
"Hello, world!” is a real installation for the virtual globe of the software Google Earth. A Semacode measuring 160 x 160 meters was mown into a wheat field near the town of Ilmenau in the Land Thuringia. The code consists of 18 x 18 bright and dark squares producing decoded the phrase “Hello, world!”. The project was realized in May 2006 and photographs were taken of it during a picture flight in the following month."

Criminals & Terrorist Welcome!

Street Art // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
  We have no clue to what is going on here but it’s bold, loud, and offensive.  Also known as we like it.

Blob VB3

Street Art // Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Designed by Belgian architecture firm dmvA, Blob VB3 is an egg shaped mobile office aka a living pod.  The pod consists of a kitchen, bathroom, lighting, bed and several shelves for storage.  We would be keen on purchasing one and placing it in a friend’s backyard for cheap and simple living!

Evolver

Street Art // Sunday, August 28, 2011
"Alice studio, a group of students from the ecole polytechnique fédérale de lausanne has built a spiraling viewing platform in Zermatt, switzerland. located on the edge of Lake Stelli, the 'evolver' enables visitors to engage with and observe the panoramic landscape in a new and responsive manner."

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