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BIG Team awarded $335M to increase resiliency in Lower Manhattan

such an awesome project! i so miss my city! i’ll move back at some point – guaranteed! m. “The BIG Team is awarded $335 million to increase resiliency in Lower Manhattan, protecting the city against future storm surges while providing social and environmental benefits to the local community. The Secretary of U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development, Shaun Donovan, …

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Video – New Zealand Landscapes Timelapse Volume Two by Bevan Percival

stunning! m. “This timelapse features my best work yet. It represents hours and hours of dedication to the art. I’m driven by chasing fleeting moments of damatic light on beautiful landscapes and also capturing the night sky and milky way in all it’s glory is a real buzz. Not be mention curling up out under the stars beside all the …

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Toblerone House by Studio mk27

stunning modernist/retro design! m. “Architects Marcio Kogan and Diana Radomysler of Studio mk27 have completed the Toblerone House in São Paulo, Brazil.”

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Mehmet Ali Uysal: Artist

love it! it appears to be influenced by claes oldenburg but has a nice twist, truly engaging the earth. m. “In the work of Mehmet Ali Uysal, space is the major factor. For him, the exhibition space is an inseparable part of his sculptural installation. Uysal makes the invisible visible in connecting art and its context. It shows the space …

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Wooden viewing Platform looks out over Latvia’s River Daugava

lovely design! architectural yet remaining quite contemplative. m. “This wooden observation platform and pavilion emerges from the landscape of a memorial park in Koknese, Latvia, offering views across the River Daugava.”

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Breakfast on Sydney Harbour Bridge

this has to be one of the coolest events. cheers to sydney for pulling it off! m. [repost 2012] That’s how 6 thousand Australians started their Sunday morning. The bridge was closed to traffic and was covered with the freshly laid grass for families to enjoy their picnic as part of a food festival. 190,000 people wanted to participate in …

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Xi’an Expo 2011

brilliant landscape architecture, architecture and urban planning! m. [repost 05.06.11]

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