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MoMA Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright at 150

Marking the 150th anniversary of the American architect’s birth on June 8, 1867, MoMA presents Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive, a major exhibition that critically engages his multifaceted practice. Now through October, MoMA celebrates the legend. Wright was one of the most prolific and renowned architects ...

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8 Most Amazing Architectural Designs That Defined the Modern Architecture

Zaha Hadid, the poetic genius of “flows” has gifted us with this masterpiece. This architectural beauty has become the symbol of urbanization and a pride of Azerbaijan. This massive 619,000-squre-foot complex establishes a fluid structure and rhythm ...

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A Wonderland of Light Art - Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney, now in its ninth year, is Australia's major event in winter and is recognized as the largest event of its kind in the world combining light, music and ideas. The program features large scale light installations and projections (Vivid Light); music performances and ...

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Breathing Lights Bring Life to Abandoned Buildings

In October and November 2016, nightly from 6pm – 10pm, Breathing Lights illuminated the windows of hundreds of vacant buildings in Albany, Schenectady and Troy, New York. Warm light filled each window with a diffuse glow that mimicked the gentle rhythm of human breathing ...

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A Splendid Mirage

It’s rare that we get a break from the business, but when we do, we love to hop in the car and head to Palm Springs. It’s a modernist mecca for design, so we never fail to be inspired by what we see, either out in the landscape or inside the town’s amazing shops, galleries and maker spaces. On our last trip, we were ...

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Neon in London - Cerith Wyn Evans

Made from over a mile of neon lighting and configured into straight lines, sweeping curves and spiraling shapes, Forms in Space . . . by Light (in Time) gloriously hangs suspended throughout the grand neoclassical hall at London's ...

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Le Corbusier’s Color: As Vital as Water and Fire

An extremely rare first edition of Le Corbusier’s 1931 interactive design guide Polychromie Architecturale: Die Farbenklaviaturen was recently up for auction at New York’s Swann Auction Galleries. The book includes pop-up and pull-out sections, based on his approach to color. It was originally created for Swiss ...

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San Francisco’s Expressive Lights of Color

San Francisco’s City Hall has been lit in various colors for years , but recently to celebrate the 100th birthday of City Hall, a new lighting system was installed. The old system was installed during the mid-1990s, following damage from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. City workers climbed onto the balconies, ledges and roof of City Hall to install colored gels ...

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Magical Color for the Mundane and Ordinary

In most cities across the world, there are plenty of ordinary buildings that don’t stand out. Paul Eis, a German photographer, thinks these buildings make the perfect canvas. Displayed on his Instagram account, the_architecture_photographer, Eis adds in bright colors, turning these structures into magical ...

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