02.08.16 by Staff

Daigo Ishii Imagines A ‘Tokyo-ified’ World Where Every City Looks Like Tokyo

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Japanese architect Daigo Ishii takes the visual markers associated with Tokyo and applies them to images of other cities around the world. Originally produced as a video for this year’s Venice Biennale, you can check out gifs of Ishii’s “Worldwide Tokyo-lization Project” below.

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25.03.16 by Jeff

Surreal Photos of Japan and East Asia by Architect and Photographer Jan Vranovsky

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Architect, designer, and photographer Jan Vranovsky is one of my favourite people to follow on Tumblr. On his blog, Parallel World, he captures Japan and other cities in East Asia in a very precise, perfectly alien, sorta way. Have a look at more images below.

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14.12.15 by Staff

360-Degree Books by Yusuke Oono

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These storybooks by Japanese designer and architect Yusuke Oono open up 360-degrees, transforming into an incredible 3D storytelling experience. While Oono’s original designs were so labour intensive they couldn’t be mass produced, Snow White and Mount Fuji have been made available thanks to Loftwork, (the company who sponsored the design contest where Oono’s work gained recognition) and book publisher Seigensha. Check out more images below!

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21.05.13 by Jeff

“In Residence” / Claudio Silvestrin

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Nowness continues their “In Residence” series with a profile of architect Claudio Silvestrin, whose clients include Kanye West and Giorgio Armani. Watch the interview below!

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23.11.12 by Jeff

Armin Blasbichler

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“Inception door for the home of a family of four”. I assumed this image by Armin Blasbichler was simply an art piece but according to Design Sponge this is actually one of the doors on Armin’s house in Italy. As is the door below, made out of slides of Pantone chips!

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28.04.11 by Jeff

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The latest sound sculptures by Swiss artist Zimoun created in collaboration with Architect Hannes Zweifel at the Contemporary Art Museum in Bucharest, Romania.

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Watch (listen to) the video below!

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25.02.10 by Jeff

François Delfosse

Antarctica in a bag, by architect François Delfosse.

Antarctica in a bag by François Delfosse
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