Postcard collection from Expo 67 [repost]

I originally posted this 10-years ago. The Expo 67 took place 50 years ago this summer; the postcard collection below does a great job illustrating the creativity and amazing design of this event. From my original post in September of 2007: The 1967 International and Universal Exposition, or simply Expo 67, was the General Exhibition [...]

By |2017-07-05T14:18:41-07:00July 5th, 2017|60's Future, Architecture, Design, Places|0 Comments

USAFA Cadet Chapel by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill

“Designed by SOM as part of the Master Plan and design of the entire U.S. Air Force Academy campus, the Cadet Chapel was created as a single symbolic religious structure that accommodates the individuality of three major American faiths, thus requiring three distinct chapels.” In creating a monumental religious building, the design incorporated a monumental [...]

By |2010-06-08T09:13:42-07:00June 8th, 2010|Architecture|0 Comments

Mississippi Blues

Mississippi Blues / Stanley Saitowitz | Natomoa Architects Brass pipes and a table that looks like a river. Architects: Stanley Saitowitz / Natoma Architects Architects: Stanley Saitowitz / Natoma Architects Location: San Francisco, California, USA Project Team: Stanley Saitowitz, Alan Tse, John Winder Construction: Lyon Construction Project Area: 167 sqm Project Year: 2008 Photograph: Rien [...]

By |2010-01-14T09:35:14-07:00January 14th, 2010|Architecture|0 Comments

100 year old color photos from Russia = awesome

Between 1907 and 1915 a guy named Sergei Mikhailovich Prokundin-Gorski (the royal photographer for Tsar Nicholas II) took the following photographs - in color. He came up with a concept of taking three photos - he took three consecutive photographs of his subjects with three separate filters: red, green, and blue. He then combined them [...]

By |2009-11-11T09:24:10-07:00November 11th, 2009|Architecture, Photography|0 Comments

Ummm – this is so awesome I’m not sure what to say…

  From the press release: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW LICENSEE The LEGO Group and Brickstructures, Inc. to produce and distribute Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® LEGO® Architecture Building Sets The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that The LEGO Group is now the exclusive licensed manufacturer of Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® LEGO Architecture sets. [...]

By |2009-05-26T09:24:25-07:00May 26th, 2009|Architecture|0 Comments