Chris Engman

Street Art // Thursday, August 18, 2011
Chris Engman combines sculpture, installation, and photography to create work in the natural environment.  In his own words, “My photographs are documentations of sculptures and installations but they are also records of actions and elaborate processes."

Busan Opera House Proposal

Street Art // Thursday, August 18, 2011
The city of Busan, Korea is holding an international competition for designing a new opera and theatre house.  Really enjoy this submission from Pete Ruge Architekten.

Crouching Spider

Street Art // Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The Crouching Spider sculpture located at Pier 15 in San Francisco was created by Louise Bourgeois and remains one of our favorite public art pieces.

Calakmul Building in Mexico City

Street Art // Friday, August 12, 2011
Designed by architect Agustin Hernandez, The Calakmul Building aka La Lavadora resembles a large washing machine that gives off a brilliant mirrored effect!

Niterói Contemporary Art Museum

Street Art // Thursday, August 11, 2011
Completed in 1996 by Architect Oscar Niemeyer, Niterói Contemporary Art Museum is one of Rio De Janerio’s main landmarks and uniquely designed buildings.  

Experience Music Project

Street Art // Thursday, August 11, 2011
Located in Seattle, Wa, Experience Music Project is one of the many strange creations from the mind of famed architect, Frank Gehry.  Opening its doors in 2000, this music museum combines interactive and interpretive exhibits to tell the story of the creative, innovative, and rebellious expression that defines American popular music.

Natural History

Street Art // Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Artist Patrick Dougherty, along with a team of volunteers, crafted an on-site woven-wood sculpture in honor of BBG’s Centennial in Brooklyn's Botanic Garden.

King's Cross Station

Street Art // Saturday, August 06, 2011
Located in London, King’s Cross Station is an incredible project scheduled to open in only seven months.  As World Architecture News states, “Designed by experienced architects John McAslan + Partners, the multi-phase scheme takes a three-pronged approach: re-use, restore, and new build. The various train sheds and buildings across the Western Range are being re-used, the Station’s original Grade I listed facade from 1852 is being uncovered and restored to its former splendour, and an extensive new Western Concourse will be inserted above the London Underground Ticketing Hall.”

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.

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