6 posts tagged Landscapes in ALL BLOGS


Vieux Port Pavilion for Marseille by Foster + Partners

Last week the Vieux Port pavilion, designed by Foster + Partners for Marseille, was unveiled to commemorate the city's status as European Capital of Culture 2013. Located on the world heritage-listed port of Marseille, the structure consists of a beautifully simple yet highly scenographic mirrored canopy where the sky becomes one with the water reflections below. Foster + Partners collaborated with ...
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2013 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Sou Fujimoto

The Serpentine Gallery in London has announced that award-winning architect Sou Fujimoto will design the 2013 edition of its annual Pavilion. At 41, Fujimoto is the youngest architect to accept the honor of designing the temporary Pavilion in Hyde Park, London. His project will consist of an ethereal web of 20mm steel poles creating a semi-transparent delicate structure where the surrounding ...
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A View From Above – Landscape Photography

Stylesight's Graphics Team explores the work of French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand. While taking photographs from a hot air balloon, Yann creates a fresh perspective of the landscape. Yann's interpretations of these scenes are reminiscent of abstract expressionism through his use of color, texture and composition. To view more of Yann Arthus-Bertrand's work please go to www.yannarthusbertrand.org
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Art & Design: Altered Earth App by Doug Aitken

A beautiful multimedia commission by New York artist Doug Aitken explores a remote region in the South of France, digitally recreating its unique history and ever-evolving landscape through a series of large-scale, immersive films. Described by Aitken as “land art for the electronic age," Altered Earth: Arles, City of Moving Images explores the relationship between, man, technology, and nature. Installed in the Grand ...
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Nail Art Illusions – Graphic Inspiration

Traditionally, Chinese landscape artists use ink on paper, however Taiwanese artist Chen Chun-Hao has turned the process upside down, opting for a noisy nail gun and millions of nails to make his mark.  From a distance the nails form soft, sweeping lines but upon closer inspection the true mundane, industrial medium is evident. This unique method of creating art is similar to the ...
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London 2012: Olympic Landscape

As Olympic news continues to roll in on a daily basis (just this morning the torch was lit for it's 78-day journey) the Active Team has to call out how impressed we are by the evolution of the London landscape as it prepares for this international event.  The conversion of unused or dated spaces into massive arenas and multi-use stadiums ...
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