Posts Tagged ‘landscaping’

Deformscape

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Deformscape is by Faulders Studio, the San Francisco office of architect Thom Faulders. This post is for Paul, who misses posts with mathematical content, and @jennifergardy, who first pointed it out.

“Deformscape is an outdoor extension to a private dwelling in San Francisco.

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Urban Farm on Vancouver’s infamous Hastings Street

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

The above location is about 2 blocks north of where I live and work, and if you walk down to the water another 7 or 8 blocks to the northwest, you’re standing on the birthplace of Vancouver. The Hastings Mill was built there in the late 19th century. Lumbermen skidded their logs to the mill along a “corduroy” road made of timbers and logs greased with fish oil.

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Karikomi – Japanese topiary on ii-ne-kore

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Karikomi – Japanese abstract topiary – from the ever-interesting ii-ne-kore blog out of Australia by way of Japan. “ii ne kore is a shorthand version of kore wa ii desu ne, an expression of appreciation or delight in japanese.” That is how I feel when I look at these.

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One of these things is not like the other.

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Things for your garden, from right to left: Roman column, menacing bird of prey statue fit for a military dictator, mass-produced standing stone with Chinese inscription, birdbath/fountain with peeing cupid and his parents, cartoon meteorite.

Acutally, this is neither a meteorite nor a fake. It’s a real, naturally occurring rock of some kind.

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