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Juan Fontanive’s mechanical, looping flipbooks: Vivarium. - Great read: Anton Chekhov on the 8 qualities of cultured people - Cheap furniture and bargain hunting in craigslist’s virtual thrift store of Brooklyn and Manhattan. (via Chris Glass) - I had the most delicious dinner coupled with a stunning view at La Marina last night. If you live in NYC or about to visit, you have to check this out. Such a gem of a restaurant.

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House in Scaiano / Wespi de Meuron Architects: Markus Wespi Jérôme de Meuron architects Location: Scaiano, SwitzerlandSite Area: 330 sqmConstruction Area: 70 sqmProject year: 2005Photographs: Hannes Henz This house for vacations is located at the border of a small historical village, which is still quite good preserved. There is a beautiful view over the lake and towards the mountains. It’s only possible to reach the house by foot. There isn’t a street leading close to the site, what made the construction more difficult. Courses Cybersecurity Launch your career in a high demand industry that projects 2 million new jobs annually by earning a Cybersecurity MicroMasters Credential from RIT. MicroMasters Program

Russian Verb Aspects - Russian Grammar New: This Russian lesson is still in development. It is not complete and may contain some errors. Please report any errors to the corrections forum. Cocoon / Camenzind Evolution Architects: Camenzind Evolution Location: Zürich, Switzerland Project Team: Stefan Camenzind, Marco Noch, Susanne Zenker Client: Swiss Life Project Area: 1,900 sqm Budget: US $8,800,000 Project year: 2006-2007 Photographs: Camenzind Evolution Cocoon is located in Zurich’s Seefeld district on a beautiful hillside, which enjoys excellent lake and mountain views. The location’s distinctive flair stems from the exceptional park-like setting – a green oasis into which Cocoon snugly nestles.

LINDA ZACKS : art & typography Keep on the lookout for my Holler posters as they pop up in the NYC subway tunnels…there’s a bunch of different versions teeming with Tupac lyrics…YESSSSSSS! more wood bread buttered with paint OR short stack of woodcakes with paint syrup? more Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology by Barrie Tullett, will be published later this month. What Makes Us Human: Reactions to the Shelters for Roman Archaeological Site Shawn Swisher, architecture student at the USC School of Architecture, is currently on a traveling research fellowship focusing on the work of Peter Zumthor. The research centers around Zumthor’s ability to create visceral reactions through his architecture, work that is based on fundamentals of architecture that seem to be fleeting in some emerging architectural trends. Here you will find periodic updates from his journey. There are many ways that architecture can stimulate us. We can be enthralled by theoretical concepts that intend to revolutionize how we interact with our buildings.

Blog Create a Quick and Easy 3D Type Effect Clean and modern 3D type is a cool effect, and it’s surprisingly quick and easy to create. With the combination of Photoshop and Illustrator, this effect is can be created in minutes. Let’s take a look at how it’s done. Create a Painted Portrait Effect in Illustrator Using the Bristle Brush In the past, when I wanted to create a paint-like effect, I always opened Photoshop and relied on the trusty old bitmap graphic.

Don’t come ringing when this crane is swinging In The Netherlands, the town of Harlingen boasts the most unusual guest accomodations. A crane! “Harlingen Harbour Crane is suitable for day-time and night-time occupation by two people. The facilities are located in the former machine room and control room. House of the Mosaics / Peter Zumthor Commissioned by Unesco and the Palestinian Authority, Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor’s House of the Mosaics is a design that provides shelter to the Middle East’s largest known mosaic. Hisham’s Palace, home of this colorfully detailed tile mosaic, was built in 700AD and is situated just on the northern outskirts of Jericho, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities of the world. The mosaic along with numerous other ruins are currently susceptible to further damage by the elements in addition to possible new development. More details about the House of the Mosaics following the break.

Blog — M.Montague Oh I know it's The Season. I know it's all about star topped trees and tinsel strands and uncorked champagne. And I know it's about bright resolutions and glossy mistletoe and Christmas lights. But I am not going to lie to you -- I won't be sad to see 2014 go.

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