No. 570 - 2012.1024 Trees are fundamental to urban landscapes and natural ecosystems. Wood from trees is a fundamental material for architecture. The tension between wood in living trees, and wood in buildings and other products, is arguably at an all-time-high on planet Earth. Building Israel Through Posters Dan Walsh’s incredibly rich Palestine Poster Project Archives includes much in the way of protest, but it also contains a trove of rare Zionist/Israeli posters from the 1920s through the ’50s, largely before partition. The ones excerpted here are from the Mahmoud Darwish Memorial Gallery, which includes a collection of Zionist Worker agency posters calling for increased development of Palestine. The affairs of the workers of Eretz Israel should be in the hands of the workers of Eretz Israel, 1935. To experience the role of posters in the birth, growing pains, and ultimate conflict, this is perhaps the best online resource.
Image-stitching & virtual tour solutions » Lyon 77 Gigapixels: France’s largest photo is now available online! The largest photograph in France has just been released online and anyone can zoom in, zoom out and pan over the image. This 77-gigapixel panorama of the city of Lyon is made up from nearly 4,000 individual photos stitched together with the help of Autopano Giga software from Kolor. The photographers (De Graaf Photographes) have hidden 7 Easter eggs in the panorama, 5 of them are related to the history of Lyon. The visitor can therefore spend some time finding the surprises and discovering the famous monuments of the 3rd biggest city in France, such as the Fourviere basilica (19th century), the Saint-Jean Cathedral (15th century) or the historical courthouse (19th century). The shooting took place during the winter; the same panorama will be created over the 3 other seasons.
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The Best Architectural Websites The Top Architectural Websites in the World That sounds pretty important doesn’t it? At the very least it sounds comprehensive … it suggests an extensive and exhaustive collection of the best architecturally themed websites in the world. I’m not sure if that is this list but it is my go-to list of websites. An Arab World Competition Hala A.Malak and Tarek Atrissi have announced the launch of KAFLAB Foundation, through which they will create a community and start discourse on the Arab world through design. “Exploring sensitive and controversial topics,” they say, “will help social change and push a generation of designers to challenge the status quo and redefine identity, religion free! ” Their first project, Al-Kafiye (traditional male headdress and more), will deal with identity and design by examining “what we believe is the strongest symbol to come out of the contemporary Arab World.” they add. “We are planning to create an event, exhibition and book around the subject.
Brooke Shaden : Creating new worlds through images. This week I received an email from a most beautiful soul, asking if I would write about the topic of how to find inspiration when life is getting you down. I’m extremely empathetic and I take on others pain and joy very easily, and after reading her email, I cried for her. And if I can offer any words of advice that might be even 1% useful, well, that is how to contribute to our community. The first thing that I think needs to be clarified about artistry or inspiration or even passion is that it does not have to be who we are. We are artists, we are creative thinkers, but we are so much more than the label “Artist” or “Photographer”. I have found one feeling that consistently crops up when I am going through a rough time, and that is anxiety; the anxiety that I have to create because I have stopped.
10 Internet Technologies Educators Should Be Informed About – 2011 Update These Technologies Are Changing Education. Are You Familiar With Them? It’s been nearly two and half years since the publication of the first “10 internet technologies that educators should be informed about” article on this site and given the fast paced evolution of technology it’s time for an update. Introduction to Creative Thinking .:VirtualSalt Robert Harris Version Date: April 2, 2012 July 1, 1998 Much of the thinking done in formal education emphasizes the skills of analysis--teaching students how to understand claims, follow or create a logical argument, figure out the answer, eliminate the incorrect paths and focus on the correct one. However, there is another kind of thinking, one that focuses on exploring ideas, generating possibilities, looking for many right answers rather than just one.
Autodesk 123D Design: 3D Modeling for the Masses Autodesk123D Design is a new free 3D modeling tool that allows users to create a digital model and then 3D print or fabricate their idea whether on the iPad, Mac, PC or via their web browser. Autodesk 123D Design helps users get their projects started by providing base shapes and example models that help move past a blank screen and into the design quickly. Using natural interactions to add objects to the canvas and assemble parts together, users can enjoy the design process and create amazing 3D-printable designs. "For the first time ever, users can create sophisticated, precise 3D models of real objects on their iPad, Mac, PC or via their web browser. People said this couldn't be done on iPad, and we're happy to prove them wrong," commented Samir Hanna, vice president of Consumer Products, Autodesk. Sponsored Links
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