inspiration etc.

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Carrie Strickland
Partner & Co-Founder, Works Partnership Architecture, Portland, Ore.
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Carrie Strickland

Partner & Co-Founder, Works Partnership Architecture, Portland, Ore.

— 2 months ago
sovietbuildings:

Slovakia, Štrbské Pleso, Panorama Hotel Ski Resort

sovietbuildings:

Slovakia, Štrbské Pleso, Panorama Hotel Ski Resort

— 3 months ago with 574 notes
So sad that these were torn down.
“These alien-looking houses in Sanzhi were initially intended to serve as a vacation destination, especially for U.S. military officers returning from their positions in Asia. Lost investments and unfortunate car accidents, however, forced the site to close down in 1980, not long after it had been built. Unfortunately, the buildings were torn down in 2010.”

So sad that these were torn down.

These alien-looking houses in Sanzhi were initially intended to serve as a vacation destination, especially for U.S. military officers returning from their positions in Asia. Lost investments and unfortunate car accidents, however, forced the site to close down in 1980, not long after it had been built. Unfortunately, the buildings were torn down in 2010.”

— 5 months ago
Steven Holl
Y HOUSECatskills, NY, United States, 1997-1999

Steven Holl

Y HOUSE
Catskills, NY, United States, 1997-1999

— 5 months ago
Delta Shelter / Olson Kundig Architects

Delta Shelter / Olson Kundig Architects

— 5 months ago
Stumbled upon this while doing research:
“Architect Scott M. Kemp designed this house in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada, as a residence for himself and his family.”
http://www.contemporist.com/2011/03/26/the-guscott-kemp-residence-by-scott-m-kemp-architect/

Stumbled upon this while doing research:

Architect Scott M. Kemp designed this house in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada, as a residence for himself and his family.”

http://www.contemporist.com/2011/03/26/the-guscott-kemp-residence-by-scott-m-kemp-architect/

— 5 months ago
designed by architecture studio QC

designed by architecture studio QC

— 5 months ago with 36 notes
#dezeen 

utilitarianthings:

The Float Table is a matrix of “magnetized” wooden cubes that levitate with respect to one another. The repelling cubes are held in equilibrium by a system of tensile steel cables.

It’s classical physics applied to modern design. Each handcrafted table is precisely tuned to seem rigid and stable, yet a touch reveals the secret to Float’s dynamic character.

(Source: rockpaperrobot.com, via kjrdan)

— 6 months ago with 151906 notes
"Authenticity is about imperfection. And authenticity is a very human quality. To be authentic is to be at peace with your imperfections. The great leaders are not the strongest, they are the ones who are honest about their weaknesses. The great leaders are not the smartest; they are the ones who admit how much they don’t know. The great leaders can’t do everything; they are the ones who look to others to help them. Great leaders don’t see themselves as great; they see themselves as human."
Simon Sinek (via towards-struggle)

(Source: sombrr)

— 6 months ago with 6 notes