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..
Check out her website here
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.
Arguably a great engineering and commercial example of the power of a building,
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Stumbled upon this amazing example of the architectural potential of infrastructure..
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.
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..