Posts Tagged ‘sci fi’

Electric Vehicle Charging Station by Designers At Large

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Pleasingly sci-fi device which provides you with shelter while it charges your electric vehicle. This prototype from Vancouver design/architecture firm Designers At Large makes me want an electric car. From the designers:

“Electric Vehicle Rapid Charging Station shelter/enclosure designed by Designers at Large (Structural design by Paul Miskimmin of DNA) for BCHydro, Powertech Labs, and Science World is nearing completion.

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Atention People’s Faceing Northeast

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Photocopied sign found taped to telephone pole in Chinatown, a few blocks from my studio. Beautiful poster of the apocalyptic warning variety. “The dotes are the extraterrestrials ship’s.” I love how ‘dots’ is misspelled, and apostrophe is on the wrong word, but A+ on spelling ‘extraterrestrials’ correctly. I think the writer means “this is no joke” but how can we tell.

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There was a ship and it was going to crash into the mothership.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

Screenshot from the internet. Dialogue between man-boy and his girlfriend:

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1930s Futuristic Fashion Predictions

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Thanks to @gebgdc.

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Roxy Music, 1972

Sunday, December 6th, 2009

Roxy Music, 1972. Paul Thompson, drummer, in the caveman shirt; Bryan Ferry in black; Brian Eno in the gold pants, Phil Manzanera and Graham Simpson (I think); and Andy Mackay in the shiny green leprechaun vampire jacket and oboe. See them perform their debut single Virginia Plain dressed in the above outfits, on UK TV music show Top of the Pops, 1972.

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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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