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Dumbo Kitchen ceiling, equal parts rococco ornament, heavy-handed fabrication, and optimized mass-production.
MOCA Installation, via Bestor Architecture
Trying to figure out the feasibility of using a similar lighting system, only for a learning center instead of a museum. Experimental lighting somehow seems less daunting for ambiguous programming than it does for a shared workspace.
Travelogues, via Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Working on a plan-centric project, the x-ray image [the Travelogues imagery in particular] came to mind as an alternative to the plan drawing. While the plan can accurately depict scale, proportion, organization, and relations, the augmentation of the plan through x-ray-like representation allows for the inclusion of movement, scenarios, and a level of subjectivity that can portray a space in a different, and albeit more valid fashion.
A New Office Landscape; Furniture Taxonomy
and so the obsession with Prina slowly grows.
Harnessing workspace design inspiration from the 50’s. Bürolandschaft, via The Quickborner Team.
"What Zipcar does is we park cars throughout dense urban areas for members to reserve, by the hour and by the day, instead of using their own car. How does it feel to be a person using a Zipcar? It means that I pay only for what I need. All those hours when a car is sitting idle, I’m not paying for it. It means that I can choose a car exactly for that particular trip.”
Robin Chase on ZipCar, via TED
Crazy to think ZipCar was only in seven cities back in 2007, and has managed to fundamentally change the transportation game in a matter of a few years.