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"I Grew Up Where Architecture Was Designed to Oppress": Wandile Mthiyane on Social Impact and Learning from South Africa

"I Grew Up Where Architecture Was Designed to Oppress": Wandile Mthiyane on Social Impact and Learning from South Africa

10 days ago   |   Arch Daily

Wandile motivates students in Swaziland to chase after their dreams. Image © Troy Homenchuk, Andrew Von Maur, Andrews University School of Architecture & Interior Design Design...
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Kogelberg Cabins / KLG Architects

Kogelberg Cabins / KLG Architects

12 days ago   |   Arch Daily   |   2 articles

South Africa Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Dave Southwood Area: 680.0 m2
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Using Naturally Dyed Cotton, Artist Sipho Mabona Explores Transformation through Origami

Using Naturally Dyed Cotton, Artist Sipho Mabona Explores Transformation through Origami

18 days ago   |   Colossal

“A Unicorn's Lower Jaw & Right Front Leg” (2020), indigo, old fustic, weld and iron on cotton and paper. All images © Sipho Mabona, shared with permission Sipho Mabona folds...
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Layered Botanics Comprise Artist Vanessa Hogge's Delicate Porcelain Assemblages

Layered Botanics Comprise Artist Vanessa Hogge's Delicate Porcelain Assemblages

26 days ago   |   Colossal

All images © Vanessa Hogge, courtesy of Ester Segarra/Vessel Gallery, shared with permission Vanessa Hogge translates her lifelong fascination with flowers into monochromatic...
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Banksy Finances ‘Louise Michel' Lifeboat to Rescue Refugees From the Mediterranean

Banksy Finances ‘Louise Michel' Lifeboat to Rescue Refugees From the Mediterranean

27 days ago   |   Colossal

All images © Louise Michel, shared with permission Banksy 's latest artwork can be spotted on a vessel rescuing refugees from north Africa, who are attempting to cross the...
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Jürgen Schadeberg, Whose Photos Chronicled Apartheid, Dies at 89

27 days ago   |   NY Times

He gained rare entree into segregated Black communities and took pictures that bookended the career of Nelson Mandela.
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Wandile Mthiyane on Why Dignified Housing is at the Foundation of a Community

Wandile Mthiyane on Why Dignified Housing is at the Foundation of a Community

29 days ago   |   Arch Daily

The Midnight Charette is an explicit podcast about design, architecture, and the everyday. Hosted by architectural designers David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, it features a...
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Umdloti House 2 / Bloc Architects

Umdloti House 2 / Bloc Architects

1 month ago   |   Arch Daily   |   2 articles

Umdloti, 4319, South Africa Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Chris Allan Area: 900.0 m2
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Feast of St. Monica, Housewife and Mother

Feast of St. Monica, Housewife and Mother

1 month ago   |   Happy Catholic

Painting of Augustine of Hippo and his mother Monica of Hippo, Ary Scheffer, 1846, via Wikipedia Widow; born of Christian parents at Tagaste, North Africa, in 333; died at...
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Art Deco Marble Tiles in Soft Pastels, Tropical

1 month ago   |   Cross Connect Magazine

Art Deco Marble Tiles in Soft Pastels , Tropical Ink , Iridescent Aqua and Purple Watercolor Mandala , and Cream Floral Moroccan Pattern on Deep Indigo Ink Tapestries by...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Campus and Creative Innovation Knowledge Park / 3h architecture

Campus and Creative Innovation Knowledge Park / 3h architecture

3h architecture Location: Budapest, Zugligeti út 9-25, 1121 Hungary Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Tamás Bujnovszky, Balázs Danyi Photographs: Area: 15851.0 m2 Read more ...

Abstract Painting “Eruption” by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

Abstract Painting “Eruption” by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

FINE ART PRINTS in MULTIPLE SIZES AVAILABLE HERE Visit to Read more ...

Alonso House / Sebastian Arquitectos

Alonso House / Sebastian Arquitectos

Sebastian Arquitectos Location: Calle Badajoz, 7, 50014 Zaragoza, Spain Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Irene Ruiz Bazán Area: 90.0 m2 Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Trees, Contemporary Painting,Mixed Media "Sunny Day 4...

Abstract Landscape, Trees, Contemporary Painting,Mixed Media "Sunny Day 4" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

9"x12"x.75" Mixed Media on Panel $300 Read more ...

Cavalcante House / BLOCO Arquitetos

Cavalcante House / BLOCO Arquitetos

Cavalcante - State of Goiás, 73790-000, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Joana França Area: 2960 ft2 Read more ...

ZJA Unveils "Dune Landscape" and New Landmark for the Belgian Coast

ZJA Unveils "Dune Landscape" and New Landmark for the Belgian Coast

Courtesy of Nautilus Consortium Amsterdam-based architecture firm ZJA has unveiled the winning proposal for a new architectural landmark and "dune landscape" along the Belgian... Read more ...

Metal Profiles Coated with Wood Veneers: 7 Options for Applying them to...

Metal Profiles Coated with Wood Veneers: 7 Options for Applying them to Architecture

AluSiding. Image Cortesia de Technowood For many, the aesthetics of wood are powerfully enchanting. With a huge diversity of species and innumerable variations in colors... Read more ...

Guy Anderson, Another Pacific Northwest "Mystic" Painter

Guy Anderson, Another Pacific Northwest "Mystic" Painter

Guy Anderson (1906-1998) was one of the four Seattle area painters famously featured in a 1953 Life Magazine article. I wrote about them here. More information regarding... Read more ...

6 Small Scale Projects with Large Social Impact

6 Small Scale Projects with Large Social Impact

Story Pod Library / Atelier Kastelic Buffey. Image: © Shai Gil The field of architecture has the potential to influence human relations in countless ways through the built... Read more ...

The Wild Ones

The Wild Ones

Wild Sunflowers9" x 12"Arches Watercolor PaperAvailable at $20 plus $10 shipping. Wild Irises9" x 12"Arches Watercolor PaperAvailable at $20 plus $10 shipping. More... Read more ...