Design, Ecology, House

Bruny Island Hideaway | Maguire and Devine Architects

“We value your ideas and work with you to create inspiring and functional living and working environments. We strive to create timeless architecture with embodied spirit, responsive to budget and the environment.”— Hugh Maguire We want to collaborate with you and build you a joyful place. Architecture is for living, after all. Our projects are […]

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Architecture, Design, Factory

Forgotten Corners, by Andrew G. Fisher

Andrew G. Fisher is an artist who opens a constant relationship between two media, photography and illustration. Time is frozen in black and white snapshots, squared frames of a reality in which the human presence is absent at present time, but survives through its traces. The same scenes are reduced to a simpler geometry, traced […]

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Architecture, Design, Projects

Illustrating through Parallel Lines by Owen D. Pomery

Owen D. Pomery has an  educational and professional background in architecture and nowadays he works in pen and ink as a professional illustrator for architectural projects. Paralelly, he also makes editorial illustrations and narrative works. Some interesting sketches synthesize built forms through simple textures created with parallel lines and different spacing, others are inspired by the graphic […]

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Architecture, Design

Cut-out Reality by Mike Lee

Mike Lee was born in Placentia, California and is currently based in New York City. He majored in Digital Media at Otis College of Art and Design and graduated in 2006.  Fortunate enough to find a job in his field right out of school, Mike has been working in the feature film and commercial illustration industry for […]

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Architecture, Design

Vegetable Trellis

Today, the target for hunger reduction is on a global scale. In Asia Pacific, 12% of the population is in bad health because of a lack of food, and just in Vietnam from 2014 to 2016, this number is 11%, which means that 10.3 million people are underfed.   Global climate change has been influencing […]

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Design, Utopian city

El Lissitzky

Russian avant-garde artist El Lissitzky, made a career of utilizing art for social and political change. Although often highly abstract and theoretical, Lissitzky’s work was able speak to the prevailing political discourse of his native Russia, and then the nascent Soviet Union. Following Kazimir Malevich in the Suprematist idiom, Lissitzky used color and basic shapes […]

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Architecture, Design

Inside out house

We took part in a competition to design a doll’s house to highlight issues affecting disabled children and to suggest solutions that would improve their life if translated to real houses. We were aware of how the many changes to the benefit system and rising rents have made it more difficult for disabled children and their […]

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Design

The Blueprint for a United Kingdom by Eric Wong

Eric Wong Project The Rockefeller Foundation has tasked 100 cities, many of which are capital cities, to build greater resilience and a more inclusive economy. Cities are resilient when they are ‘united’. Inspired by ‘The Blazing World’ by Margaret Cavendish the Duchess of Newcastle, the 1666 novel follows a heroine who discovers a world where […]

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Architecture, Design

Which Star architect Are You?

Which Starchitect Are You? These larger-than-life architects don’t just dress up skylines, they’ve got the DNA on Y-O-U. Find out which genius you most resemble. Do you live by the less-is-more philosophy like Richard Meier, or you are a curmudgeon like Frank Owen Gehry or visionary like Dame Zaha Hadid? Based on your building material of choice, your favorite drink, […]

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Architecture, Design

120 Doors by Pezo Von Ellrichshausen

We propose a relatively old installation by Chilean office Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects, featuring a similar concept. From the authors’ description of the work: These five perimeters operate as fences that confine a progressive sequence of interiority and depth of the space. Seen from the outside the exterior perimeter is a compact horizontal block. In […]

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