rock furnture designed by arik levy-steel table.
Filed under: Bethan Wood, city construction, Facarde, public space | Tags: architecture, Art, building facade, city, public space
Examples for creative drainage, the above image is from a artist in Seattle, where the excess rain water is used to water the plants. The bottom image is from Germany where the water is made to twist and turn down the building creating its own unique sound. images from http://www.designboom.com
Richard Wilson cut out an oval segment of the derelict building Yates’s Wine Lodge in Liverpool front and fixed it to a giant pivot. The cut out rotates to give passers-by a glimpse of the interior.
Filed under: Barking, Bethan Wood, Facarde, follies, public space, super fake
Follies started off in late 16th/17th century, as decorative view point , in the same way we might now paint one wall in or house as a ‘accent ‘ colour , great estates would build a follie creating a decorative accents i.e. a ‘picturesque ‘ ruin towers.
Folly – Paris
Barking folly – designed by Muff Archutects
Dura-Coignet folly –
Filed under: Bethan Wood, Facarde, Public Pattern, public space, super fake | Tags: architecture, building facade, city, colour, pattern, public space, temporary
these images are of the work of Richard Wood’s , a fellow wood with a love of the super fake and a fasination of the everyday surfaces and patterns we surruond owerselfs with . He likens his work to the home make over shows , of changing room and the 60 second make over , where ‘ a lick of paint’ can fix almost anything. Woods tranforms spaces , by using large scale block prints, for example wood gain is printed with 5 different routed blocks. Wher as real wood grain would never repeat itself ! He also undertook some tempary installations taking over the surface of a home in wimberdon RENOVATION and the super tudor ‘Our houses, their decoration and the way they have been altered to suit the tastes and aspirations of every generation of owners, speak volumes about the way we see ourselves, express our hopes and recapture cherished memories. The suburbs are closely associated – in drama and literature as well as in fact – with that constant change through renovation.’ for more ifo see http://www.artworksinwimbledon.org/renovation.html.
Filed under: Bethan Wood, Facarde, Nature, public space, super fake | Tags: architecture, building facade, city, fake, Nature
Benjamin Verdonck’s Giant Nest in Rotterdam.