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A Tale Of Art

Wonder walls

Chirpy backdrop

Mural street art

Bright hues

The art walk

Public space

Street art versus graffiti

Any difference

in forms of art

or expression?

Detroit's Downtown Revival in Photos

A few months ago, my fiance and I spent a couple days exploring downtown Detroit.  Of course the first question most friends asked us when we told them where we were going was “why would you go there?” 295 more words

harpa concert hall, reykjavik (2011)

The Harpa Concert Hall, located in the harbour area of Reykjavik, was designed by Henning Larsen Architects and Batteriid Architects. The Danish-Icelandic artist, Olafur Eliasson, collaborated on the design of the facades taking inspiration from the Icelandic landscape and the crystalline structure of basalt columns, which give a strong sense of identity and place to the building. 173 more words


reykjavik street art

The super-scale of these images is exciting, set against the familiar architectural scale of windows and balconies. The best examples disrupt the city scene with a rich and intriguing layer of urban storytelling in the public realm.

photos: natasha nicholson, march 2017


DC's Hidden City:: Looking ahead

Alleys as the new alternative

Before looking at particular recommendations for DC’s alleys, I want to continue the post on “Alley Potentials” to go beyond DC and look at other cities and examples. 122 more words

Urban Planning

Traffic-free Oxford Street consultation

Back in December 2015 12 post-graduate students from Kingston School of Art were invited to take part in a ‘Cities Alive Workshop’ in collaboration with members of the Landscape Architecture team at Arup in London devised to trial interdisciplinary graduate and practitioner outdoor learning. 398 more words

V&A Museum of Design, Dundee

After considering a range of different locations across the world that could host the exhibition, I decided that the V&A Museum of Design in Dundee would be the perfect venue. 466 more words