Office in Tokyo designed solely with steel bars.
An organic architectural studio in Tokyo has used steel bars to design an office space. The studio has rented a vacant corner in a 33 year- old office building which they wish to use only for lectures, discussions, meetings between co-workers. Called ‘Rebar’, the name is actually referring to the material it is designed from reinforcing bars.
However, it is a very common construction material, it is not always visible since it is used with concrete to create the composite RCC structures. This time, the material takes the central stage and is used a partition.
India get its first Hyperloop
As Government of Maharashtra approves the Virgin Hyperloop One, the nation sets a foot in the new field of achievements. It brings the mass transportation technology more close to the people than other traditional systems. The project links Pune to Mumbai in under 35 minutes while currently it takes 3.5 plus hours by road. The project is set to run in a partnership by DP world and Virgin Hyperloop one and the Government of Maharashtra.
Burning Man reveals the look of the installations.
The anticipated Burning Man Festival, celebrates art based on the theme ‘Metamorphosis’ this year. Starting from 25th August 2019, in the desert of Nevada, USA it will continue till 2nd of September. It has revealed two of the works that is John Marx’s Ornamental Shade from San Francisco and a Steam of Life by JKMM Architects from Helsinki, Finland. While the Shade by Marx is a tribute to women heroes and encourages female empowerment, the sauna represents the spiritual meditation- a place for both physical and spiritual metamorphosis and is a very essential part of Finnish traditions.
Most awaited upcoming Exhibitions this weekend in N.Y.C.
New York City is the pioneer of modern art. The world has its eyes on the city due to the diverse art culture it exhibits. The coming weekend is witnessing exhibitions by some of the most acknowledged artists. Some of them are; ‘Apollo ‘s Muse- The moon in the age of Photography’ celebrates the 50 years of moon landing, Guggenheim exhibits ‘Artistic licence’ by Cai Guo-Qiang, Paul Chan, Richard Prince, Julie Mehretu, Carrie Mae Weens and Jenny Holzer, ‘Auschwitz’- a travelling exhibition on the German death camp. Although the list goes on, New Yorkers have definitely much to do this weekend.