Citylikeyou – Pernilla Ohrstedt (London)

Posted by Fabio 8 June 2012

One of our latest additions to Citylikeyou is from swedish Architect, Pernilla Ohrstedt. Shortlisted as Emerging Woman Architect of the Year by Architects Journal,‘new talent’ by the Guardian and ‘one to watch’ by Wallpaper’s Editor Tony Chambers in 2012. See all of Pernilla’s hot spots of London here.

Citylikeyou – Constantin Bjerke (London)

Posted by Fabio 31 May 2012

One of our latest additions to Citylikeyou is from Media Entrepreneur Constantin Bjerke, the Founder and CEO of a story-telling company, which in 2011 was named a “top ten European start-up to watch in 2011” by the Wall Street Journal. See all of Constantin’s hot spots of London here.

Florian Graf – Well, Come

Posted by Fabio 13 September 2011

For the exhibition in the former monastery of Bellelay, Florian Graf turned the church into his own studio and apartment. In the entrance area, he built a 12 m high geometric sculpture which seemed to be supporting and at the same time destabilizing the Baroque architecture. The abstract monument within the monument appeared itself as an inhabitable structure. read more

Natureza em Risco

Posted by Fabio 8 August 2011

…As we walk past it, will grow a “diary” of the garden, superimposing spontaneous and arbitrary records, productively artistic through the action of the wind on the rods with markers attached to their ends which will operate like a wind printer of the intervention of viewers ready to interact with them, thus creating a drawing of their journey. read more

2011 RIBA Stirling Prize

Posted by Fabio 21 July 2011

The 2011 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist has been announced. Shown here is the Folkwang Museum in Essen, Germany by previous Stirling Prize winner (2007) David Chipperfield Architects. See full lineup here.

New York by Gehry

Posted by Fabio 6 July 2011

At 870 feet tall, New York by Gehry is the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere and a singular addition to the iconic Manhattan skyline. For his first residential commission in New York City, master architect Frank Gehry has reinterpreted the design language of the classic Manhattan high-rise with undulating waves of stainless steel that reflect the changing light, transforming the appearance of the building throughout the day.

Norman Mailer’s Life as Seen Through His Last Home

Posted by Fabio 3 May 2011

Author Norman Mailer expanded his fourth-floor apartment in Brooklyn Heights into a nautical adventureland and filled it with mementos of his life. Now that he and his wife are deceased, his nine children have listed the co-op for sale for $2.5 million. (New York Times)

100 abandoned houses by Kevin Bauman

Posted by Fabio 29 April 2011

The abandoned houses project started roughly ten years ago. Kevin Bauman actually began photographing abandonment in Detroit in the mid 90’s as a creative outlet, and as a way of satisfying his curiosity with the state of his home town. He had always found it to be amazing, depressing, and perplexing that a once great city could find itself in such great distress, all the while surrounded by such affluence. read more