Artist Stephen Glassman wants to give Los Angeles drivers a breath of fresh air. He recently launched a project called Urban Air that will replace billboards with suspended bamboo gardens.
The Keret House in Warsaw (we highlighted the renderings in Friday Links back in September) finally opened on October 20. Check out these photographs of the interior—is it as cramped as you thought it would be?
Vanishing tow-away zones and no-parking signs are a part of Cayetano Ferrer’s latest project. The Los Angeles-based artist covered street signs with photographs of snowy treetops and slatted walls, making the signs all but disappear.
Architecture studio bureau faceB recently won a competition to build a new bridge across the Seine near Île de la Cité, home of the Notre Dame Cathedral. The bridge, punningly dubbed “Water At-traction,” can be crossed in two ways: on a traditional foot bridge or by a series of narrow, wobbly paths that draw pedestrians’ attention to the river below.
The Mayor’s Challenge, a contest fueled by Bloomberg Philanthropies, has chosen twenty ideas from around the country that promise to change cities for the better. From this shortlist, a single winner and four runners up will be selected in the spring of 2013.
Don’t forget man’s best friend! For his project “Architecture for Dogs,” Japanese art director and designer Kenya Hara commissioned eleven renowned architects to create custom-built homes for canines.
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