Wrapped Reichstag

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin, 1971-95 Photo: Wolfgang Volz  © 1995 Christo  Was reading an article online that referenced this art installation Wrapped Reichstag, by Christo and Jeanne-Claude from 1995. I’d never heard of it so searched it up. I find the studies and models leading up to the installation fascinating. It’s impressive how in the […]

Architects Should Wield Their Power for Sustainable Spec

In an article over at DeZeen, Christine Murray makes the argument that “It’s time for architects to choose ethics over aesthetics,” or as she goes on to elaborate, over business relationships and patronage. I couldn’t agree more. Yet architects are lazy and unprofessional when it comes to material selection. A major survey by the AIA […]

The Art of Pipilotti Rist

Installation artwork by Pipilotti Rist It would be lovely to be able to experience these installations by Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, but the pictures are great too. There’s a good interview with the artist over on designboom.com. Photo by Poul Buchard Brøndum & Co. “if i could bring […]