Balloon Canopy

Street Art // Thursday, August 04, 2011
Created for the 2010 Venice Biennale, a group of silver helium-filled mylar weather balloons are bound to the ground with green straps creating a canopy-like environment.  "When creating a temporary pavilion, various ideas regarding permanence, temporality, and interactivity can be employed to create a desired effect. Often, the architect of these lightweight structures fails to embrace the temporary nature inherently related to such projects."  

New Kofie Wall

Street Art // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Kofie doing what he does best:  Smooth, abstract, linear murals.

Ghost Car

Street Art // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Built in 1939 and made almost entirely from plexiglass, the Pontiac Deluxe Six “Ghost Car” is a rare beast for the road.  Recently sold in an auction, hopefully this unique car can be used for some kind of no clothes style, driving photo shoot.

Marcel Sembat High School

Street Art // Friday, July 29, 2011
A requirement for all buildings should be vegetated roofs.   Residental, commercial, and institutional, you name it.  Located in France, Marcel Sembat high school is most likely an educational experience none of us experienced.

Venice Cityvision Competition

Street Art // Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Italian studio, Bam! were winners of the Venice Cityvision competition for their “air pod” designs.  In attempt to reconnect residents with their waterways and reintroduce water into the citizen's daily experience, a series of outdoor rooms or “air pods” have been placed within the canal.  Dangerous looking?

Kelsey Brookes Video

Street Art // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
San Diego-based artist, Kelsey Brookes, was recently profiled my Mercedes Benz in this video. Mercedes Benz?  Watch as Kelsey rides a skateboard and talks about connecting to nature through surfing, but no discussion on operating a vehicle.

High-Rise Luxury

Street Art // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Designed by Istanbul and New York based company, GAD Architecture, NLF is a high-rise luxury residential project, located in the Nilüfer district of Bursa, one of the largest and most developed cities in Turkey.  Four main materials were used for the buiding: composite wood panels, concrete, glass and steel.  

Buff Diss

Street Art // Thursday, July 21, 2011
  Known for using masking tape to create work, Melbourne-based artist, Buff Diss, constructs subtle and engaging work in the street.  Buff Diss collaborated with artist Clemens Behr in making the following circle installation using an assortment of materials and mediums.  

In Street Art: Steinunn Thorarinsdottir BORDERS

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 20, 2011
"BORDERS was created specifically for Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza and directly responds to the park’s design and infrastructure, as well as the United Nations headquarters located at the eastern end of the park. Thórarinsdóttir’s figures, standing along the main park corridor and seated on park benches, mirror each other in silent conversation...

In Street Art: The Structures of Sol Lewitt

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Conceptual and minimalist artist, Sol Lewitt is currently displaying 27 sculpture works made over more that 40 years titled ”Structures” at City Hall Pak in New York City. Lewitt works in a variety of mediums including drawing, printmaking, photography, painting and sculpture.

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