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USAFA Cadet Chapel by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill

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

“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 structure system. Seventeen rows of spires rise 150 feet high coming to seventeen points shooting [...]

May 2010

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January 2010

Mississippi Blues

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

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 van Rijthoven via: ArchDaily

November 2009

100 year old color photos from Russia = awesome

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

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 into full-color projections. Read more on wikipedia.

July 2009

May 2009

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

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

  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. The LEGO Group and Adam Reed Tucker of Brickstructures, Inc. officially introduced the LEGO Architecture [...]

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