SANAA selected to design a daylight-filled modern wing for this revered Australian art museum

SANAA selected to design a daylight-filled modern wing for this revered Australian art museum

Friday, May 29, 2015

+*-Tokyo-based architecture firm SANAA has won an international competition to design a new modern wing for the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. The firm beat out the likes of David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano, and Herzog & de Meuron for the commission, know as the “Sydney Modern Project.”

Qatari officials considering an underwater TV station, among other outlandish pitches, as its $200 billion 2022 World Cup approaches

Qatari officials considering an underwater TV station, among other outlandish pitches, as its $200 billion 2022 World Cup approaches

Friday, May 29, 2015

+*-Seven years away and already commanding a reported $200 billion budget in preparations, the FIFA World Cup 2022 has Qatari officials deliberating over proposals for an underwater TV station. Los Angeles–based artificial reef and aquarium design firm Reef Worlds is pushing designs for a $30 million underwater broadcast studio which, post–World Cup, will be turned into a […]

"The Flower House" in Hamtramck, Detroit by florist Lisa Waud. (Heather Saunders Photography)

Why a florist in Detroit filled this abandoned house with flowers

Friday, May 29, 2015

+*-Detroit florist Lisa Waud wants to give abandoned homes in her city a chance to bloom once more before they are demolished. Her project, The Flower House, had its trial run this month, when the Huffington Post reported she leaned out the second-story window of an abandoned house overlooking a Detroit freeway, and sprinkled white flower petals […]