432 Park Avenue

March 16, 2014 |  by  |  Architecture, Inspiration, Visualization

432 Park Avenue, NYC’s soon to be the tallest residential tower (also in the western hemisphere) just hit the 50% milestone in last month, reaching a height of 700 feet. Emmy-award-winning branding and creative agency DBOX is in charge of branding and creative for this project designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, and you should have a look at it if you didn’t already. Where can you see the film they made for it you ask? well… that is truly a million-dollar question!

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Buildings Inspired by Great Artists! Can You Name Them All?

Buildings Inspired by Great Artists! Can You Name Them All?

March 6, 2014 |  by  |  Architecture, Art, From The Web, Inspiration

Italian Architect and Illustrator Federico Babina amazes me with this fantastic set of 2d elevation drawings of buildings inspired by iconic works from artists like Piet Mondrian, Richard Serra, Andy Warhol, Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein and more totaling 27 such drawings.

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Villa Savoye / Photography by Jeffrey Faranial

Villa Savoye / Photography by Jeffrey Faranial

February 25, 2014 |  by  |  Architecture, Inspiration, Photography

Jeffery Faranial posted an incredible photo set he took of Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier in Poissy, France. Aside from the great photography, he offers some unique viewpoints I’ve never seen before. Check it out!

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Los Faiques Dwellings by Duran & Hermida arquitectos asociados

Los Faiques Dwellings by Duran & Hermida arquitectos asociados

February 9, 2014 |  by  |  Architecture, Inspiration, Photography

I’ve learned about the Los Faiques Dwellings in Yunguilla valley, Ecuador, following pixelpark’s remarkable CG remake of this eye catching design by Duran & Hermida arquitectos asociados. Named after the trees occupying the site, the pavilion like structures blend in and open themselves towards the surroundings. There are amazing dusk shots in this photo set taken by photographer Sebastián Crespo.

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BEST Visualization of YEAR 2013

BEST Visualization of YEAR 2013

I’ve rounded up all of the 52 Weekly Best Visualizations, Selected the best in each month to form the 12 Best Visualizations of 2013 and now I’m happy to announce that the BEST Visualization of YEAR 2013 is “La Maison de Verre” by Bertrand Benoit! It was far from easy to make the final call but in the end there could be only one, and Bertrand excelled in each category you choose to explore.

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Tel Aviv Buildings by Avner Gicelter

Tel Aviv Buildings by Avner Gicelter

January 16, 2014 |  by  |  Architecture, From The Web, Inspiration

Moving apartments in Tel Aviv, walking around the various areas of the city, sparked and old-new love for architecture for Tel Aviv based designer / illustrator Avner Gicelter. This evolved into a wonderful personal project, inspired by José Guízar’s ‘Windows of New York’, in which Avner illustrates complete and interesting buildings across the city. The end results is remarkable… each one a poster, with attention to the buildings smallest features and colors referencing the city. 12 so far, and hopefully many more to come in this visual reference of Tel Aviv, Israel.

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