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+00:00 June 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 May 26th, 2009|Architecture|0 Comments

The Modernism of Julius Shulman

Director/Producer Eric Bricker has been screening his new documentary about Julius Shulman over the last several months. I came across the trailer and website earlier this morning and instantly became a fan (although I haven't seen the film yet). Here's a little information about Julius Shulman and the trailer for Eric Bricker's new documentary Visual Acoustics. [...]

By | 2009-03-09T16:32:33+00:00 March 9th, 2009|Architecture, Design, Movies, Photography|0 Comments