U.S. artist Phillip K. Smith III has created a striking and original piece of installation art called Lucid Stead in the desert near Joshua Tree, California that has been turning heads due to the graceful and beautiful way in which it interacts with its environment. To create the striking piece, Smith took a 70-year-old homestead cabin and ripped out parts of the walls, replacing these strips with mirrors.
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These beautiful abstract architectural photography is by Kai Ziehl, a German photographer based in Hamburg with an eye for cold, sharp lines and organized, minimalistic architectural designs. The photographs, their strong forms and the patterns they capture seem to blend reality and fiction, leaving readers questioning their perception – are they parts of a building or part of a surreal illustration?
Sometimes your car can feel like an oven when you open it on a hot summer day, but for a few unlucky drivers in London, parts of their cars were melted by a new skyscraper being designed by architect Rafael Viñoly. At certain times of the day, the building’s concave face concentrates sunlight onto one section of Eastcheap Street. The temperature from this death ray manages to melt and warp parts of cars parked at street level.
Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra created a 52 meters tall and 16 meters wide mural to commemorate the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who recently passed away at the age of 104.
Atlanta-based artist Hense chose a historic church from the Ward 6 district in Washington D.C. as his canvas and painted it in vibrant flashy colors.
Sometimes all you need for a perfect evening is a drink in your balcony, overlooking the city: but what if you’ve only got the drink and not the balcony at your place? Just get one delivered! French artist Julien Berthier solves the problem by presenting a portable “Balcon Additionel”, which is attached to a boom-truck and can be lifted up to your window.