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A new exhibit at The Skyscraper Museum in New York City traces the evolution of the city’s skyline from the 19th century to the present day and into plans for the future. With a mix of archival photography, interactive graphics, models, and drawings, the exhibit breaks down the skyline’s history into distinct eras
From 1972 to 1984, Best Products collaborated with the design firm SITE to transform many of its stores into stunning and bizarre works of art. These special showrooms, as they were called, generated fanfare, admiration, and controversy across the United States.
They were hotly debated in architecture circles, and ultimately became textbook examples of of postmodern architecture—playful and critical, providing mass appeal while challenging assumptions about how “serious” art should look, and where it should be found.
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Read and see more Best Products and SITE collaborations on atlasobscura.com
atlasobscura.com: The Abandoned, Apocalyptic Architecture of One Bold 1970s Retail Chain
Mid-century modern is a period in design history that describes the post-World War II period of exuberant, sleek, elegant and functional style.
thoughtco.com: Are You Familiar With Mid-century Modern Design?
From the roof tiles and walls to the pebbles that fill the courtyard, one colour takes centre stage at Issey Miyake’s new Kyoto store in a subtle myriad of shades: grey.
Read more at Issey Miyake opens a Kyoto boutique in a timber townhouse
wallpaper.com: Issey Miyake opens a Kyoto boutique in a timber townhouse
Love art and traveling? Why not combine your two passions by visiting some of the best art destinations the world has to offer.
mymodernmet.com: 10 of the Best Cities to Visit if You Love Art
The 2018 Burning Man Temple, Galaxia, is a 195-foot wide and 65-foot high spiraling timber structure designed by French architect Arthur Mamou-Mani.
The Burning Man Festival recently announced the winning design for the 2018 Burning Man Temple. Arthur Mamou-Mani of Mamou-Mani Architects won with his project ‘Galaxia’ a spiraling timber design that is inspired by the form of Gaia in Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series.
mymodernmet.com: Mamou-Mani Architects’ Winning Design for 2018 Burning Man Temple
This magnificent, spiraling walkway entitled Camp Adventure Treetop Experience is currently being constructed in Gisselfeld Klosters Skove preserved forest.
mymodernmet.com: Treetop Walkway Provides an Elevated Path Through Danish Forest
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The Adler is a regular dodecagon, or twelve-sided building.Adorning its exterior are twelve bronze images of the twelve astrological signs of the zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius.
Art Deco Lovers 12 Art Deco Zodiac Signs @ The Adler Planetarium, Chicago (1930) Chicago Planetarium Art Deco Zodiac Signs