December 25, 2009

2000-2010: The architectural legacy

December 24, 2009

Stage Set Design

William Kentridge breathes new life into Shostakovich’s thirties opera The Nose, for the Met.

November 12, 2009

Jain Art

"The two Jain shows currently in New York, 'Victorious Ones: Jain Images of Perfection' at the Rubin Museum of Art and 'Peaceful Conquerors: Jain Manuscript Painting' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, give an in-depth view of a great art tradition and a complex faith."

October 19, 2009

London 2012 Olympic pictograms


The London 2012 Olympic pictograms represent each of the sports and disciplines of the Olympic Games.

There are two formats for each pictogram - a silhouette and a 'dynamic' version.

The silhouette pictograms

All functional pictograms

September 22, 2009

September 17, 2009

LentSpace - The New York Times > Arts > Slide Show > Slide 1 of 9

Liège-Guillemins train station: a ticket to tomorrow

The renovated railway station at Liege-Guillemins in Belgium

The 21st century is being defined by huge infrastructure investments across the cities of the world - major and more visble/usable being the trasportation networks and transit hubs. These Transit Cities are defining new urban paradigms and are fast becoming mixed-use mega structures that combine speed, densities and uses hitherto embodied only in airport architecture. With air travel becoming more expensive for short distances and less favored for its fuel-dependency; automobile-centric lifestyles changing in light of increasing oil prices and global warming concerns, more sustainable public transportation such as railway and commuter trains are going to change the we live, connect and commute in the 21st century cities.


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