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”The End” By Andrea Galvani And Hunting For The Dead Second

  Andrea Galvani is an Italian artist, who was born in 1973 in Verona. He is living and working in New York for now. Draws from disciplines associated to scientific methodologies, but conceptual research is represented mostly through photography. He works on existential topics and experiments with violence documentary and represents fragile existence and mortal reality through installations […]

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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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2015 Short Architectural Review Of Georgia

  2015 is over and in IDAAF we looked at the major architectural events. In this article we present the most significant ones.   1. Company “SOCAR” raised historical building 3, 5 meters from the ground level. It should be noted that in the future building will be a hotel. 2. In Tbilisi the highest […]

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Chkheo’s Abstract Landscapes Seen From an Airplane Illuminator

  “The earth, everything we see around us is a pure magic – it is absolutely clear for me”. Giorgi Chkheidze (Chkheo) is an Georgian artist who was concerned by art in his early childhood. The fact that his grandfather was a sculptor much influenced on his future decision to be an artist. His artistic […]

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10 Most Beautiful Bridges From 2015

  Bridge is an artificial construction, which overlays rivers, gorges, lakes or other physical obstacles. The bridge which overlays the road is called Road Guide and the one that overlays ravine is called Viaduct. This ancient invention of humanity has progressed greatly throughout centuries. 2015 was truly significant year with perfectly designed bridges. Famous and […]

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BEST ALBUM ARTWORKS OF 2015

  There’s no doubt we are expecting to get good and quality music when new music albums come out. This is important factor for the album to succeed, but let’s not forget about album cover. It’s not only good for storing and safety reasons, but also tastefully made pictures, paintings or just simple texts on […]

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New Apartment Interior by Zviad Surguladze For The Book Lovers

  Location: Tbilisi, Georgia Area: 61.5m2 Year: 2015 Photo: Mariam Sichinava   This one bedroom apartment has been designed by Zviad Surguadze with a rational allocation of the premises and usage of each square centimeter of entire area of it. The visual comfort has been provided by the author together with the functionality. Each room […]

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Absurd Art and Black Humor From Adam Parker Smith

  Adam Parker Smith is 36 years old artist based in New-York, who is known for his sculptures, installations and paintings. He received his BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his MFA from Tyler School of Art. His works were exhibited not only in the USA but internationally too. Artist is […]

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