Kieron Connolly’s new book of photographs of more than 100 once-busy and often elegant buildings gives an idea of how the world might look if humankind disappeared.
Rubjerg Knude lighthouse, northern Jutland, Denmark. This lighthouse was built on the top of a cliff in 1900 and ceased operating in 1968. Continue reading
1st Prize in the German Landscape Architecture Award 2015
TOPOTEK 1 and hg merz’s design proposal began in 2010 with a landscape architectural competition (in conjunction with architectural, historic preservation and urban planning expertise) for the re-envisioning of the site. Continue reading
The new depot building is designed as a sort of enclosing roof, a Noah’s Ark on stilts, with the added advantage did it will forever be beyond the reach of floods. Continue reading
Situation Room is a light-weight, ultra-thin self-supported shell structure augmented through engineered sounds by artist Jana Winderen. The overall form is an aggregate of twenty spheres of incremental diameters, combined to create an enclosed experiential tension, sort of sublime dialogue between the comfort of the known and an uneasy interaction with the unknown. Continue reading