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Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Architectural Feature: the Glasgow Science Centre + Millennium Tower + Imax Cinema Glasgow

Project: Glasgow Science Centre Architect: Gareth Hoskins Architects &  BDP Architects  Location: Pacific Quay, Glasgow, Scotland Secondary Structure: Millennium Tower Architect: Richard Horden Associates Third Structure: Imax Cinema Glasgow Architect: … Continue reading

November 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Toyota ‘Fun Vii’ the World’s First Smartphone Car

The President of Toyota Motor Corporation, Akio Toyoda, recently unveiled their newest concept car…the Fun-Vii (Vehicle Interactive Internet.) The car resembles a giant smartphone that allows the driver to interact … Continue reading

November 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sustainable Architecture Feature by AnL Studio: ‘Oceanscope’ Project

The AnL Studio project “Oceanscope” is an incredible structure that resides in Incheon City, South Korea. It is a fantastic example of green architecture. It was built in 2010 using … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Importance of Proofreading Before Publication

I wish to address the significance of proofreading before publication. This is an issue that has increased in importance with our amplified presence on the Internet. If the Internet is to … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 2 Comments

Beyond The Green Movement As We Know It: The Lilypads Project

Climate change and overpopulation are two of the biggest problems our planet currently faces. The push to “live green and blue” are both becoming more and more prevalent. We’ve talked … Continue reading

November 21, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Eameses and Their Influence on Modern Chair Design

“…Painter and architect aren’t just job descriptions but ways of looking at the world” Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the century. They are best … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · 5 Comments

The Importance of Logos, How Strong is Your External Identity?

A logo serves as a visual interpretation of a brand or company. Successful logos become more than art but an integral part of a company’s outward identity. Communicated quickly, the … Continue reading

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

What Happens When You Get Darren Aronofsky To Create Anti-Meth Adverts?

Darren Aronofsky, director of Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream, has undeniable talent. So naturally when The Meth Project commissioned him to create a series of advertisements for them, he created compelling … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

Nigeria’s Plastic Bottle Homes, More Durable Than Brick and 1/3 the Cost

The “bottle brick” technology has been around for almost a decade. It involves taking used plastic bottles and packing them tightly with sand. The result is a recycled product more … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 4 Comments

Lessons in Advertising: What Recent Campaigns Can Teach Us

We’ve talked quite a bit on this blog about inventive, creative, and inspiring ads. Even a little on terrible, distasteful, and plain bad ads. But we haven’t focused yet on … Continue reading

November 7, 2011 · 2 Comments

Refreshing Young Architects: A Glimpse Into The Future

There is something enticing about the work of young architects. Their untainted and ever-expanding imaginations are inspirational. It is always interesting to see the progression of art as the torch … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · 1 Comment

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