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Colorful Graffiti and The Changing Earth by Jan Kalab

Jan Kalab is a Czech master of graffiti. He was born in in Czechoslovakia 1978. His solo exhibitions in various galleries are held today, but he as a street artist has gone through all the levels to be a real street artist. Graffiti was not to be seen in Soviet space, but in nineties when […]

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Russian Avant-Garde Architecture Influences Desk Accessories

  Russian designers Nasya Kopteva and Sasha Braulov took desk accessories’ design to next level. They were influenced by landmarks of Russian Avant-Garde architecture. This art movement began in late 19th century and continued till 1930. Items in the collection exactly correspond with some of iconic buildings of this period. They are made of solid […]

17th CENTURY WAREHOUSE RECONSTRUCTION, OLD RIGA

Renovation of 17th Century Warehouse Building in Riga

Authors: Sudraba arhitektūra | Arhitektes Lienes Griezītes studija Architects: Liene Griezīte, Līga Apine, Reinis Liepiņš, Aiga Rozentāle, Kārlis Līcis, Roberts Valdmanis Civil Engineering: SIA ”ARRA”, Aivars Vilmanish Photo: courtesy of Sudraba arhitektūra | Arhitektes Lienes Griezītes studija Location: Riga, Latvia                                                                                         Area: 777m2 Year: 2011   The architectural monument of 17th century, has been transformed into […]

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The First New-York Subway Station

  For in the late 1890s and early 1900s, many existing European transit systems were extended and several new ones began. The role of the artist and architect became increasingly important in these new systems, and their potential influence on the New York subway was great. European designers of the 1890s were experimenting with “a […]

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Monday Inspiration: Alexander Calder – ‘Next Step In SculptureIs Potion’

  Alexander Calder’s works were the main exposition for winter season 2015 in London, Tate Modern. For viewers there were displayed artist’s some juicy and cult works, where you could see the beginning, development and culmination of this great artist’s life. Sculptor with enormous talent doesn’t lose popularity even after his death and his work […]

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First Nordic Restaurant Opened In Tbilisi Where Interior Is Made With Only Natural Materials

  First Nordic restaurant in Tbilisi was opened on Lado Asatiani Street, in Sololaki. Besides high quality food and sophisticated environment, this place differs from the others with its interior, which was designed by young architect and founder of IDAAF Nanuka Zaalishvili with natural materials. “In the beginning, me and customers both thought about traditional Nordic […]

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Soviet Folk – Textile With Battle Tanks And Tractors

  The Soviet Union has left a lot of bad memories in history, but also created the characteristic style and direction in all fields, especially in design of which we’re still interested, studying and is becoming more and more relevant. Soviet modernist architecture is still under study, the bus stops are popular in the post-Soviet […]

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Future Tendency: TIMBER – Zaha Hadid Architects designed Institute in Cambodia

  The recent technological progress gives us whole new possibilities to use timber in architecture. Wood, as a material, is way more improved and sustainable towards environmental conditions than it was before, which gives a huge impetus to the new ambitious architectural projects. One of these ambitious projects is Sleuk Rith Institute by “Zaha Hadid […]

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