Frank Gehry to design the new Facebook HQ

Posted by Fabio 28 August 2012

Mark Zuckerberg has hired world-acclaimed 83 year-old architect Frank Gehry to design the new Facebook HQ. Gehry’s project will rise, beginning spring 2013, across a busy highway from Facebook East, the company’s current home at the edge of San Francisco Bay in Menlo Park, California. The company won’t disclose the project cost but says it’s consistent with the local office-park norm. read more

Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Posted by Fabio 17 July 2012

The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America’s most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mindbending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. read more

Cheryl Baxter – Fantastic Trailer

Posted by Fabio 18 June 2012

Cheryl Baxter graduated from Cranbrook Academy of Art with a Masters of Architecture, Class of 2012. His work at Cranbrook focused on trasformative and flexible spaces that create personal connections with the viewer. He has recently moved back to New York City, having previously worked for Weiss/Manfredi. read more

Tomás Saraceno – Cloud City

Posted by Fabio 16 June 2012

Artist Tomás Saraceno (born in Tucumán, Argentina, in 1973) created a constellation of large, interconnected modules constructed with transparent and reflective materials for the Museum’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. read more

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 Crane.tv 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