All posts filed under: Inspiration

Wall / Dress

Dressing a building and cladding your wife is not a way to get rid of her. What’s interesting, instead, is that the two ideas are correlated and this is resurfacing in contemporary architecture.


Philip Johnson | most POWERFUL / INFLUENTIAL architect of all time

Philip Johnson like you never thought he’d be: self-mocking, hilarious… and wise of course. An inspiring and entertaining talk.


12 times NYC… or some other city with an Empire State Building

By photographer Randy Scott Slavin.
In his work called “Alternate Perspectives” NYC becomes an unknown city of nowhere: only its landmarks are recognizable.


“Portraits of time” | Beth Moon

Beth Moon, a photographer based in San Francisco, has been searching for the world’s oldest trees for the past 14 years. She has traveled all around the globe to capture the most magnificent trees that grow in remote locations and look as old as the world itself.


Program-driven architecture through constraints

Design process explained: Seattle library, Dallas theatre, Louisville contemporary art museum and mixed use development.

With program as the core element of architectural design, urban constraints along with regulation, natural boundaries and economic criteria, shape these buildings.


Manmade landscapes (part 1)

Manmade Landscapes.
Human activities, along with their results and effects on the environment, create an anthropic landscape that we’ve come to identify with unspoiled nature: the forest and the grassland are no different from the crops and open mines.


Gabriele Basilico | Photographer of the city from another era

Gabriele Basilico, an architectural photographer from another era: A gallery that will shine a new light on the ordinary of architecture: a dimension of the city often overlooked.

Artistar Cover

ARCHIST | Architect/Artist >> Greet the Artistar!

ARCHIST (Architect/Artist). How would famous artists design a building?
Illustrator Federico Babina creates the Artistar: can you find the correlation between architect and artist, work of art and architecture?
Here’s our take on his work.

Rainbow-colored Tokyo map

Enter the Mesmerizing World of Rainbow Coloured Maps

Rainbow-colored maps of cities around the world.