Architecture Links

Photo Links related to architecture presented in somewhat random fashion: Sustainability greenbuilder.com Sustainability Architecture – Dwell) Headlines The bland leading the bland – @cdbisset Around the world worldarchitecturefestival.com architecture.com.au Recommended Listening The Why Factor – Why is architecture so big on Instagram? (2019) – @bbcworldservice Change Makers: Richard Buckminster Fuller – We explore the life …

Architecture

Photo: Las Vegas Strip Architecture =the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures Essay Just as we engage the natural world, we are glean our visits to physical structures, the built world, the opportunity to put one’s Instagram picture from a particular place online with similar photos others …

Pencil Towers

Photo: Eric Kilby, Pencil Building Pencil Tower = Extremely slender skyscraper with aspect ration of greater then 1:10 Headlines Super-tall, super-skinny, super-expensive: the ‘pencil towers’ of New York’s super-rich – Guardian Recommended listening Pencil towers and issues around urban inequality and density – Critics say that the proliferation of modern, wafer-thin skyscrapers are symbols of …

Sydney Opera House

Sydney – Opera House Key Links https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com Recommended Listening The Life and Legacy of Jørn Utzon – What do you really know about Jørn Utzon? A new film and exhibition shed fresh light on the visionary Dane behind the Sydney Opera House. Twitter Moment https://twitter.com/i/moments/921162689795186688 Here’s what the Sydney Opera House could have looked like …

Parkitecture

Buzzwords Parkitecture = Style of architecture that developed in the early and middle 20th century in the United States National Park Service through its efforts to create buildings that harmonized with the natural environment Recommended Listening Icons of the spectacular: American National Parks and the rise of parkitecture – Architecture informed by rather than imposed …