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!


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."

Natural Systems Domination

Street Art // Wednesday, August 24, 2011
“Boulder-based architecture firm Tres Birds Workshop created the five-part installation called Natural Systems Domination in July from old office furniture covered in live plants, evoking an office—perhaps abandoned by workers who left to find nature—where nature has found a way back into the work environment.”  The installation is located in the 16th Street Mall area of Denver’s business district if you want to view it with your own eyes.

In Street Art: Public Nougat

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Zurich-based performance artist, Katja Schenker created the following public piece by digging a large rectangular hole and then filling it with concrete along with: firesand, lime, kaolin, bitumen, colophony, brass, copper, bronze, graphite, wood, marble, granite, river stones, plaster, slate, hard coal, charcoal, asphalt, brick sand . . .

Big Yellow Rabbit by Florentijn Hofman

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 24, 2011
We enjoy a good public art piece, and the Big Yellow Rabbit in Oreboro, Sweden by Dutch artist, Florentijn Hofman stands at 13-meters high and sits in the town center. The piece was created for the Openart Biennale, and is Hofman's creative exploration of space and the purpose of public space.

Yucca Crater

Street Art // Tuesday, August 23, 2011
24 feet tall, lined with rock climbing holds, and heated with solar power, Yucca Crater is an interactive pool installation that will find it’s home near Joshua Tree National Park, California.


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