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Work / Mir - Bergen, Norway

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12 Of The Coolest Offices In The World Some offices can be boring and stifling, but definitely not these – we made a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the world. Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be more energetic and creative. For companies like Google, which require smart, creative and in-demand workers, such offices offer a competitive edge when trying to attract young and intelligent employees. [Read more...] There are many different ways to make an office cater to its workers. Some of these offices feature athletic equipment that helps workers reduce stress or get their blood flowing (which is always important if you sit behind a desk all day).

research     City boids – Caracas, Venezuela City Boids looks at various phenomena of informal urbanism throughoutCaracassuch as vendors in traffic jams, street vendors, squatter settlements and illegal extensions of newly built condominiums. It describes these actors and practices as ‘urban molecules’, i.e. small elements that arise from similar necessities, which infiltrate and colonize the gaps and failures, the voids in space and time, produced and left over by the ‘formal’ city. Traditional representational systems are unable to register these intangible practices.

This Amazing Mirror Cabin Almost Seems See-Through This unique cabin nestled in Joshua Tree in California’s Mojave Desert is really something else. Mirrors were added to the walls and windows to create the illusion that you can see right through the cabin, making it seem half transparent at times. The 70-year-old abandoned shack acquired and re-appropriated by artist Phillip K. Smith III has even been given a name, Lucid Stead. In Phillip’s own words ”Lucid Stead is about tapping into the quiet and the pace of change of the desert. When you slow down and align yourself with the desert, the project begins to unfold before you.

Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper "melts cars" News: Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London is reflecting a beam of light intense enough to melt cars, according to a series of recent reports. Update: a CGI artist predicted the effect a year ago - read more in our latest story. Claims surfaced over the weekend that the glare from the curvaceous glass facade of the 37-storey tower - currently under construction at 20 Fenchurch Street - have caused vehicle paintwork to melt and bodywork to distort. Engineer Eddie Cannon, who parked his Vauxhall Vevaro beneath the building, told local newspaper City AM: "The van looks a total mess – every bit of plastic on the left hand side and everything on the dashboard has melted, including a bottle of Lucozade that looks like it has been baked." Tiling company director Martin Lindsay suffered a similar fate, claiming that the panels surrounding his Jaguar XJ had been warped.

Architecture, Urbanism & Related Thinking Client: Confidential Floor Area: 370.000 m² Program: residential, retail, community functions, primary school, two kindergardens, supporting uses Team: MLA+ Links:Project sheet reBlog artificialeyes.tv presents: Live Cinema Nights #3: WATCH AND DANCE Saturday, 24 February 2007 Free Entry, Doors at 21:00 In The month of February, artificialeyes.tv continues the exploration of the live cinema form with two renowned performers from the UK: *spark and dr. mo. These two artists have defined and participate in pushing the envelope in the live performance of audio visual entertainment both in the UK, and worldwide, performing to ecstatic audiences at acclaimed festivals such as The Big Chill and Burning Man. artificialeyes.tv Live Cinema Nights provide an environment to watch, dance, and communicate, where ground breaking examples of live visual art are combined with accessible music genres, and provides a platform for national and international artists to explore new forms of visual communication and entertainment.

SVESMI The village of Nikola Lenivec is well known today, first as a staging ground for Archstoyanie festival, but also due to the installations of well-known artists such as Nikolay Polisskiy and Alexander Brodskiy, among others. Villages, thickets, and glens strewn throughout the landscape contain dozens of works of art. While at first these objects were placed outside of a central narrative, a need has arisen to properly organize this space in order to carry out the festival, and also to create an art-encampment, where artists could work and create - inspired by their natural setting. Archpolis project became the first stage of conceptualizing the future development, as well as re-imagining the spaces of Archstoyanie, and assuming architectural and landscaping strategies on a full scale. The frame imposes 3 different scales on the territory, which working together, form main structure for the future development.

Teach Yourself Graphic Design: A Self-Study Course Outline Fortunately, it isn't required to go to design school in order to be a graphic designer. A good foundation in graphic design history, theory, and practical application will help you hit the ground running. There are plenty of resources available in which you can learn graphic design on your own. TU Delft: Research Projects a. Real-time interactive spaces: MUSCLE Prototypes This research and prototyping initiative is specifically aimed at developing real-time interactive architecture which allow for multiple usability via adaptation of their spatial constituents. The prototypes (Fig. 01) are visualized as complex adaptive systems, continually engaged in activities of data-exchange and optimal augmentation of their spatial and ambient components in accordance with contextual variations.

CONTACT CEBRA Vesterbro Torv 1-3, 2nd floor 8000 Aarhus C Phone: +45 87 30 34 39 E-mail: cebra@cebraarchitecture.dk CEBRA INT Abu Dhabi Branch Masdar City Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates Phone: +971 (0) 56 974 7762 E-mail: mhs@cebraarchitecture.dk PRESS For enquiries regarding press material please contact Anne Strange Stelzner at +45 8730 3439 or ans@cebraarchitecture.dk.. COMPETITIONS For enquiries regarding competitions and acquisition please contact Lars Schäfer at +45 8730 3439 or las@cebraarchitecture.dk. JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS At CEBRA we are always looking for talented and committed candidates to be a part of our team. If you are interested in applying for a job or an internship, please send a cover letter, CV and portfolio (combined file size max 5 MB) to cebra@cebraarchitecture.dk. 55 Hand-Picked Resources to Help You Learn Graphic Design Quickly When I started out with learning design, I remember being absolutely overwhelmed by all the information that is out there. I was sure that knowing how to use Photoshop was basically equal to knowing how to design. Then I learned CSS because I thought that was the next step. I’d like for you to skip all this exploration and simply — learn design.

socializarq Seven Firms Short-Listed for Mexico City Airport Expansion It’s a battle of the starchitects in Mexico City—and the Brits are leading the pack. Out of the seven finalists short-listed to design an expansion for the capital city’s airport, Benito Juarez International, four hail from the UK: Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, and Pascall+Watson.

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