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Marcel Breuer, you genius

A man who dabbled in the De Stijl and the Bauhaus but was always original and iconic

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Church of St Francis of Sales, Muskegon, Michigan,

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I stumbled upon the work of Tatiana Plakhova,

Dubbed ‘complex graphics’, these illustrations depict “imaginary landscapes of interconnected entities”

Balance, form, light and shade, with an underlying theme of nature, mathematics and space, I have much love for these..

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Check out her website here

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my backyard, fishing on sunset

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a kaleidoscope of sorts, fragments of me

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moon lover

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I have always had a strange fascination with the lunar,

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singapore; a glimpse

Looking up in Singapore, discovering some surprising little gems

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marina bay sands; a glimpse

My recent travels allowed me to explore this architectural intrigue,

Expensive beyond compare, this mega-hotel and casino spared nothing in its search for ‘icon’ status

Moshe Safdie was the architect behind the unique form, which super-engineer firm ARUP described as one of the hardest projects they had ever worked on. The large, column free lobby area of the three towers was achieved by transferring the load to the outer wall of the building, no mean feat when one of the walls is gently leaning.

 

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Arguably a great engineering and commercial example of the power of a building, 

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Hindu Dreaming

 

The colours of the Hindu culture as captured in Malaysia’s Batu Cave region.

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beautifully engineered

Stumbled upon this amazing example of the architectural potential of infrastructure..

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Often deemed as engineers territory, this hydro-electric power station in Kempten, Germany by Becker Architekten, is a sublime example of form and function working in symbiosis.

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Situated in a residential context, the power station in neither obtrusive or an eye-sore, rather its’ very nature calmly imitates the water which it manipulates, with sturdy concrete providing the form..

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