Posts Tagged ‘Architecture’

David Byrne: How Architecture Helped Music Evolve

Friday, June 18th, 2010

An interesting TED Talk by musician, artist and writer David Byrne on the evolution of music and music venues…

Arcadia

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

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In Greek mythology, “Arcadia” was an idyllic, remote mountain region where man lived in perfect harmony with nature. Gestalten‘s new book by the same title – Arcadia: Cross Country Style, Architecture and Design – demonstrates how modern design continues to facilitate a lifestyle in tune with our natural surroundings, featuring incredible architecture, bespoke furniture and interior design projects from around the globe.

Check out my full review at Coolhunting.com!

*Images courtesy of Gestalten

Richard Meier: Architect, Volume 5

Friday, October 9th, 2009

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Check out my new Coolhunting.com review of Richard Meier: Architect, the fifth volume in Rizzoli’s popular series. Focusing on the Pritzker-Prize winning architect’s work from 2004-2009, the book reveals that 45 years in, Meier‘s only getting better…

Image courtesy of Rizzoli.

Visual Acoustics

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

“Architecture affects everybody…” Julius Shulman once said. And he’s right – it’s all around us, and far too often taken for granted. Sadly, Shulman passed away earlier this year. Now, director Erik Bricker‘s new documentary, “Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman,” celebrates Shulman’s life and work as the world’s greatest architectural photographer.

Click HERE for a list of screenings.

And check out Dwell Magazine‘s interview with director Erik Bricker HERE.

H/T FreshCreation