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Links and things

We love this house, but perhaps the most interesting thing about it is the Dutch initiative ‘called “red for green” developed for agricultural areas in decline. Through this program, the Dutch government grants one building permit for each 10 acres … Continue reading

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Links for an accelerated age

Ah, this new term can be used to explain so much of modern life: Knolling. Sort of related, the world of the haul girl and other contemporary sub-cultures. Acquisition is strong, turnover is fast, fluidity is everything: ‘Now, it’s all … Continue reading

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Cutaways

Varosha: The abandoned tourist resort / Quadrotor helicopter truck. Noisy, we imagine / Combat Pilots of WWII, a new book about some of the last surviving fighter pilots / The mechanical clock at the Garden Festival of Wales, 1992 / … Continue reading

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Atmospheric evocations

Round up today. most important / least important 2013 / Umbu scrapes the web and serves up page after page of currently popular gifs. Viewer discretion is advised / New Now Know How, a tumblr-based weblog by Ben Kraal / … Continue reading

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Looking back

Totally random end of year round-up, hopefully one of several / a tumblr devoted to Special Collections and Archives at the University of Iowa (via MeFi, which links many, many more library tumblrs). See also the expansive Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum … Continue reading

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Random links

Almost Lost: London’s Buildings Loved and Loathed, a new exhibition from English Heritage (BBC report). See also Lost London 1870-1945 / ‘A Very Rare Book: The mystery surrounding a copy of Galileo’s pivotal treatise / the tumblr year in review, … Continue reading

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Down town

Photographs of old Bucharest, with the looming Palace of the Parliament emerging out of the old city, obliterating all that had gone before it / Reasons why London is the worst place ever. See also, crap London / Richard Meier … Continue reading

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Pixel scenery

Official San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction Time-Lapse / Pixel Scenery (via Coudal) / Abraham Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business / How much is that house? Too much, probably / the photos of Brad Elterman / see also the … Continue reading

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Meeting in the middle

Crushed Cayenne, an installation by Köbberling and Kaltwasser: ‘The ambiguous frailty and accessibility of the sculpture representing their destruction were in stark contrast to the familiar tank-like look of these cars – intact – in real life. SUVs with their … Continue reading

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Blowing things up

Modern life signs. 3D-printed canal home takes shape in Amsterdam / The Development and Construction of London, a flickr pool / You Are Electric, visual stuff / A Cidade Branca, the art of the axonometric /Tree Houses. Fairy Tale Castles … Continue reading

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