Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Oliveira Bridge: World's First X - shaped Bridge

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The Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge over the Pinheiros River in São Paulo, Brazil was opened in May 2008. It is 138 metres (450-ft) tall, and connects Marginal Pinheiros to Jornalista Roberto Marinho Avenue. Its design is unique in that the 2 curved decks of the bridge cross each other through its X-shaped supporting tower

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Floating cloud installation by berndnaut smilde

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'nimbus' by berndnaut smilde

'nimbus' is a seemingly impossible sculptural installation developed for the online gallery probe by amsterdam-based artist berndnaut smilde. Beginning with the concept of a vacant or abandoned room and aspirations of enhancing this ominous environment, smilde introduced smoke, moisture and backlighting. the artist was able to create the entirely eerie and whimsical illusion of a cloud floating within the gallery space. Smilde treats the sculpture as representative of his appreciation of physical presence found within transitional space; the viewer may only experience this environmental sculpture for a moment before before it dissipates entirely.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Beautiful Images - Amazing Pics

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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Food As Typography

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Food Type is a project brought to us by Barcelona-based artist Nuria Bringué Bergua. The study of food as font is part of a collection of books on healthy eating. Nuria cut each letter out of their respective food group, and typeset the words without the help of Photoshop, to create the cover of each book.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Wind and Rain Bridge (China) - Amazing Bridges

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The Wind and Rain Bridge is the symbolized architecture of the Dong minority people. The wind and rain bridge in Diping is the largest of its kind in Guizhou Province, where China's biggest Dong community lives. The bridge is over 50 meters long and it was first built in 1894 during the Qing Dynasty over 100 years ago. However, the original structure was destroyed in a big fire in 1959 and the one visitors see today was a recreation finished in 1964.

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