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How Satellite Images of the Earth at Night Help Us Understand Our World and Make Better Cities

7 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

Nighttime view of Western Europe: England , Paris and Belgium and the Netherlands. Image courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center
Satellite images of Earth at night make for fascinating, beautiful pictures. But they also confront us with a growing form of pollution. Why do we waste so much energy to light outer space when we only need light on the ground? High-resolution satellite data can now deliver detailed insights into how humans have shaped the night, and these earth observation systems are about to reform our urban planning. They can become an...
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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 ...

Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction

Breathe with the city-Doko Beijing / House Fiction

South facade duck. Image © FangFang Tian Architects: House Fiction Location: Sanlitun, Beijing, China Lead Architects: House Fiction Client: Doko Bar Area: 140.0 m2 Project... Read more ...

Over 2.5 Acres of Projected Images and Videos Illuminate Chicago's Riverfront

Over 2.5 Acres of Projected Images and Videos Illuminate Chicago's Riverfront

Animated work by Zheng Chongbin ART ON theMART is a new Chicago-based art program that amplifies the works of contemporary artists, transforming their pieces into dazzling... Read more ...

New Summer Hues Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

New Summer Hues Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

"Harmonic Hues" Series ©2018 Niki GulleySOLD • 12" x 12" textured oil on canvas I painted this aspen grove with extremely thick oil paint and palette knife. The resulting... Read more ...

Iconic American Buildings Re-Envisioned in the Gothic Revival Style

Iconic American Buildings Re-Envisioned in the Gothic Revival Style

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum / Frank Lloyd Wright. Image Courtesy of Angie's List With its intricate ornamentation and complex ribbed vaulting, Gothic architecture introduced a... Read more ...

Sketchs at MECENA POLIS MALL

Sketchs at MECENA POLIS MALL

It was extra cold last weekend, so i was worried about the weather. But luckily it was warmer than last weekend and it was weekday, the mall was not crowded it's good for... Read more ...

Photography from Justin Dingwall Justin Dingwall is a

Photography from Justin Dingwall Justin Dingwall is a

Photography from Justin Dingwall Justin Dingwall is a photographer and image creator. Instagram: crossconnectmag Read more ...

Tin Can Alley: 1941

Tin Can Alley: 1941

April 1941. Chicago. "Children playing next to condemned building in the 'black belt,' Negro section on the South Side." Photo by Russell Lee. View full size. Read more ...

Night Maneuvers: 1941

Night Maneuvers: 1941

May 1941. "Soldiers from a nearby Army camp waiting for the bus in Anniston, Alabama." Medium format negative by Jack Delano. View full size. Read more ...

Analog is Left but Digital is Right?

Analog is Left but Digital is Right?

Having learned photography in the time of manual analog film cameras, I know digital feels different. And for me, it's all about the “left and right of photography.” Analog... Read more ...

Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 2018 National Geographic Photography...

Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 2018 National Geographic Photography Competition

Grand Prize & 1st Place. Photograph and caption by Jassen Todorov / 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest. Thousands of Volkswagen and Audi cars sit idle in the middle of... Read more ...