Entries Tagged as 'Architecture'

Couch Cushion Architecture

April 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Here’s a wonderfully cute critical analysis of couch cushion forts collected from around the internet: A brilliant synergy between the weighted foundation and the light tensile structure, this project impressed us with its attenuation of structure and bright interior spaces. The courtyard and formal entry are also well thought-out and provide a clear means of way-finding. Grade […]

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Tags: Architecture · Home · Toys

Eames House Blocks

March 12th, 2010 · No Comments

It’s true.  I’m an Eames fanboy.  The couple and their productions were revolutionary in their approach to life and design, and their Case Study No. 8 house is no exception.  Now, House Industries (of typography fame) has produced a set of children’s blocks that puts that wonderful piece of architecture in your hands.  Screen printed […]

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Tags: Architecture · Toys · Typography

Marquis Estate of Cherry Creek

February 21st, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve always loved the mountains.  Although I grew up near the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia, for me nothing quite compares to the Rockies.  Ever since we drove across the country to California I have looked forward to going back to Colorado.  Now if I could just pony up $5,659,000, I could live there in […]

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Tags: Architecture

Video Sunday: The Third & The Seventh

February 21st, 2010 · No Comments

This short film by Alex Roman takes a look at architecture as art using a stellar combination of actual footage and computer graphics.  For the best experience, head over to Vimeo and check it out in HD fullscreen. The Third & The Seventh from Alex Roman on Vimeo.

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Tags: Architecture · Film · Video Sunday

Modern Cottage in Sebastopol

December 1st, 2009 · 4 Comments

I’ve always dreamed of owning a wood cottage in the mountains.  Designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, this modern home in Sebastopol, California (just north of SF) is exactly what I had in mind.  At 1700 square feet, it has just enough room to cozily vacation with your family while comfortably absorbing the breathtaking landscape […]

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Corinthian Column Bookends

November 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Even though I’m partial to modern work, I can’t help but enjoy classic Greek architecture.  These Corinthian column bookends are a perfect way to show your own appreciation for timeless beauty.  Hand-casted in plaster and hand-finished in England, available from the Monticello museum store.

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Tags: Architecture · Gift Ideas

Houses I Love: 112 Laidley Street

November 19th, 2009 · No Comments

I live a few blocks from this house and it is by far my favorite in the neighborhood. Designed in 2002 by LSArc, it captures the spirit of San Francisco architecture while also exploring modern minimalism and serenity. I love the combination of public, panoramic views in the front with a Japanese garden and private […]

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Tags: Architecture

Writing Studio by Andrew Berman

November 18th, 2009 · No Comments

Private Library from A Space In Time on Vimeo.

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Tags: Architecture · Film

NuFormer 3D Projections

November 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Check out this video of NuFormer Digital Media‘s new 3D building projection technology.  They can map video onto the surface of any building without constructing new architecture or any significant exterior impact.  My mind is officially blown. Projection on Buildings from NuFormer Digital Media on Vimeo.  See more video here.

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Tags: Architecture · Film

Autumn in Virginia

November 9th, 2009 · No Comments

We had the fortune of traveling east during the prime of autumn a few weeks ago, and naturally a visit to Charlottesville, Virginia and Monticello was high on my list.  The camera captured just a glimpse of why I miss the East Coast.   I can’t wait to move back.

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Tags: Architecture · Travel