Category Archives: ZU 24

What A 100 Year-Old Race To The South Pole Teaches Us About Design

Adam Erlebacher Design informs most of what we come in contact with whether it is architecture, mobile devices, cars, software and web services, or a school’s curriculum. Sentences are designed, edited down so they convey meaning with efficient elegance. “Good” design delights … Continue reading

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Zero To Z

Peter Collins CHANGING IDEALS IN MODERN ARCHITECTURE: The Mechanical Analogy, Beginning of Chapter Of the various analogies used in the nineteenth century to clarify the principles of a new architecture, probably the only one to equal in importance the biological analogy has been the … Continue reading

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Split Surface: Highline 23

Neil Denari + Andrew MacNair Project Notes from Office of Neil Denari Architect Developed by Alf Naman and currently in construction, HL23 is a 14 floor condominium tower that responds to a unique and challenging site directly adjacent to the High … Continue reading

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Miami SeaplaneTerminal on Biscayne Bay

Jacob Brillhart   The Miami Sea Plane Terminal, a stilted buoy, is tethered to Miami’s memory of building and landscape in Biscayne Bay. Looking back, the Stilted Buoy is inspired by the resilience of Stiltsville and pays homage to Jeanne Claude … Continue reading

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What is Art and What is Beauty?

Maciej Rocki   Philosophy of art traditionally deals with aesthetics asking two questions: what is art and what is beauty? These two questions are typical of western philosophy. Let’s move away from western philosophy and go east. The first Sanskrit literature … Continue reading

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Open School

Tommy Manuel   Lot-Ek’s latest project, the Open School for the Anyang Public Art Project 2010 (APAP), is tethered to the ground rather than being built on it. This caution-yellow chevron pavilion lunges out over the southern bank of the Anyang River … Continue reading

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Night Inflation: Balloons of Mythic Characters

Johanna Post   Notes on Seeing Inflation – the Night before the Thanksgiving Parade by Macy’s Department Store on Central Park West around the side streets of the American Museum of Natural History, November 24, 2010. The parade is a … Continue reading

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