Posts Tagged ‘photographer’

Selgas Cano architecture office, by Iwan Baan

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

Selgas Cano is a Spanish architecture firm, and this long glass tube in a little wooded ravine is the Madrid office they’ve built for themselves. The shutters over the clear roof are retractable (see the photo of the pulleys at bottom). The building seems to have inspired some wildly varying reactions from those who either find it beautiful and inspiring or who feel it’s a cramped, claustrophobic, unventilated bunker or train car – see the archdaily link to see what I mean.

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Douglas Coupland’s Canada House

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

The writer Douglas Coupland (“Generation X”), who has been interested in Canadiana for a long time, recently went about finding a classic 70s “builder’s special” house slated for demolition, filled it with objects constructed from the Canadian paraphernalia of his childhood, and then staged a party in it. He called the sprawling art installation “Canada House” and its eccentrically decorated rooms contained numerous sculptures assembled from items that only Canadians would really fully understand.

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Toolbox DC’s brilliant Jersey Film Festival trailers.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

 

 

These trailers for the Branchage Festival (and there are more here and here) are by Toolbox DC, a cool company run by Brian Liu and Nick P. Their entertaining blog is here. Toolbox DC does everything – film, documentary, graphic design, photojournalism, DJing and many other projects including videos for Thievery Corporation.

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