Sunday, 29 September 2013

Dunston Rocket

In memory of architecture in a childhood advert, with Geordie accents set against the Dunston Rocket at the end of the advert - which at that time was the largest building in the North East.

Greedy Lying Bastards

At a time when the IPCC has reported again, the evidence against climate-change deniers is stronger than ever. The economic bias and hypocrisy in their case makes an interesting documentary and another reason to get angry.

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Wiki House gets built

The concept of the wiki house continues to develop. Here a working 'kit of parts' are now available for download and for contributing to in the Sketchup Warehouse. Sketchup have just linked the working model to a CRC machine to start the above construction at the World Maker Faire.

The Architecture of Ink

Surprising new edition of Mister X and mini series out - surprising that is, based on some earlier comments from the creator Dean Motter. His work is becoming increasingly grounded in academic theory to be included in a forthcoming publication by Columbia University on the Architecture of Ink. Perhaps it is time to update some of the urban design theory and thinking around comics, graphic novels and imagined cities?

Bamboo Bike

Amazed at the potential applications for bamboo but also the design and sensibilities of this cool; but very expensive; bike. Yet self-build options are available here.