Yesterday, we featured our most commented articles for 2010. Today, following with our end of year Round Ups, we bring you our most tweeted articles of 2010. Being one of the most important social media in today’s society, Twitter allows you to share whatever you want your friends to see. So after the break, check the articles that you shared the most!
Update: Shanghai Apple Store / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson by Roy Zipstein As we reported earlier last week, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s newest Apple store (and China’s first!) opened on July 10. For the past five years, photographer Roy Zipstein has been documenting the stores, traveling to America, Europe, Asia and even Australia to highlight the artistry of the sleek structures. Similar to how it takes a certain kind of architect to manifest Apple’s aesthetic and technological philosophy in built-form, it takes a certain kind of photographer to capture that essence on film (read more…)
Inception: Architecture of the Mind New York’s heat wave gave us the perfect excuse to escape into the cool movie theater for a few hours to check out Christopher Nolan’s latest production, Inception (don’t worry, we won’t spoil the movie for you, we just want to share some thoughts about this very architectural-ish movie) (read more…)
Tangga House / Guz Architects The house is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house, laid out around a central green courtyard with a double height stair and entry area forming the focal point of the project. The L-shaped plan creates open spaces which encourage natural ventilation and offer resident’s views over the courtyard to the verandah, roof gardens and beyond (read more…)
Brutalism in the UK Brutalism is the term coined to describe the raw architecture often made with concrete during the 1950s and 1960s (with a later resurgence). I’m an architectural photographer and my fascination with these concrete buildings has led to me document a number of them across the UK (an on-going project) (read more…)
UAP + Ned Kahn to create kinetic artwork for Brisbane Airport International art-based design studio Urban Art Projects (UAP) has announced their collaboration with artist Ned Kahn and the Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) to convert Brisbane’s new Domestic Terminal short-term multi-level car park in to an eight-storey kinetic public art project (read more…)