Monthly Archives: June 2016

Spatial explorations

Many wondrous things to peruse at the Bonhams Space History sale / sort of related, ‘These People UFO So Much Harder Than You‘ / beautiful landscape paintings by Fred Ingrams / architectural paintings by Daniel Rich / computer art and … Continue reading

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Future thoughts

A couple of tmn things: Brief Interviews with Very Small Publishers, and an old and hence even more magically wrong article about the urban futures of London, Los Angeles and Moscow / underneath that CGI card is a Blackbird / … Continue reading

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City lives

The history of urbanization, 3700 BC–2000 AD / related, Unequal Scenes Johnny Miller photographs ‘scenes of inequality in South Africa from the air’ / see also How Detroit got its Street Grid, from 1965 / Inside Masdar, the UAE’s Zero-Carbon … Continue reading

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Small link assemblage

Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age / Bad Things That Could Happen, a film by This Is It / The Bitter Lake / a history of potential forgeries / Norris Castle, on the Isle of Wight / … Continue reading

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Things are looking down

A very varied selection again / music: NoMapsforTheseTerritories; London’s Lost Worlds of Sound, a radio feature at the London Sound Survey / Facebook can map more of Earth in a week than we have in history / The Inevitable, Intergalactic … Continue reading

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This and that for Wednesday

Music: Thee Telepaths / Black Angel Drifter (formed from the creative core of Morton Valence) / Which cruise ship library is right for you? (via tmn) / 9 Things Microsoft Could Do With LinkedIn / Influx is a blog about … Continue reading

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Lives lived well

‘How highways wrecked American cities‘ (at kottke). Seems that the US is only just waking up to something that’s fairly commonly accepted over in Europe – the blight of big road building programmes / suspiciously well-curated lives at Freunde von … Continue reading

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Link review: design, art and photography

When we embarked on this rather thankless project a few days ago, we forgot to thank Roberto at ArchEyes for drawing our attention to the thicket of 404s that filled the sidebar. Hopefully that is all now being rectified. So … Continue reading

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A random selection of links

Some beautiful old photographs at the Surrey Wanderer flickr site / art by Laura McMorrow / LDS ARCHITECTURE: Discovering Great Mormon Buildings / Cartography Comparison: Google Maps & Apple Maps / always fascinated by posts about instant megacities: Ashgabat in … Continue reading

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Collections and Archives: link review

Into the collections and archives section. A Penguin a Week is still soldiering on (plenty of Penguins to go) / Agence Eureka is still a treasure trove of scanned ephemera and illustration /’s blog is worth following / Archive … Continue reading

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Architecture, a life in links

It felt like time to do a bit of spring cleaning and sort out the many, many links in our sidebar, some of which are dead and many others dormant. What follows is a fairly epic post and pruning exercise, … Continue reading

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