Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Students at Green Mountain College in Poultney,Vermont, developed a shed for urban situations that addresses needs of the urban gardeners of the future. The Occupy Vacant Lots , or OVal shed. Having spent some time with both the students and faculty at the college, I appreciate their continued commitment to developing a creative approach to sustainable living
Occupy Vacant Lots Project Constructs a Pre-Fab Shed for Urban Gardeners | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World
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Thursday, December 22, 2011
From a FB post shared by Alexandra Kostrouble:
These futuristic structures are distributed in the Blackburn, Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale districts of East Lancashire, England.
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Monday, December 19, 2011
An artist named Whiting Tennis constructs anthropocentric shelters and sculptures that also embody animal forms, giving the work a surreal combine quality.
This work is titled:
BOVINE, 2006 Lumber, found plywood and found objects 8.5 x 14 x 7.5 feet
I find this piece interesting in that it is less articulated, more brute, than some of his other work.
More of his work can be seen at:
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Thursday, December 15, 2011
In a project I concieved for NEXT, whose link is :
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Monday, December 5, 2011
A James Benning image from the book "Two Cabins" . (Thoreau's and Kaczynski's) published by A.R.T. at: http://artresourcestransfer.org/book_profile.php?id=67
"a project based publication edited by Julie Ault that documents and analyzes a recent body of work by critically acclaimed filmmaker James Benning. The book includes photography by Benning, essays by Ault, Benning, and Dick Hebdige, and extracts from Henry David Thoreau’s and Ted Kaczynski’s writings." from Julie Ault on FB
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Saturday, December 3, 2011
This shelter in the alps combines anthropocentric design and passive systems in an way that is reminiscent of the set design in Kubrick's 2001.
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