Bruno Muff, Markus Freitag and Daniel Freitag risked their lives dangling from ropes over hours just so the audience could view the mother of all oversized football portraits at the Freitag tower in Zurich.
The Birds, Bats and Bees: Phillips and Adventure Ecology's Sculpt the Future Foundation have commissioned artists to make bird, bat or bee houses out of waste that comes from an art sale - the crates, catalogs, invitations, packaging etc.
Artist Brian Dettmer was featured on post # 5958 but the link is no good. He is known for his alteration of preexisting media -- such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes -- to create new works of visual fine art.
The Solarise lampshade of the London Skyline The sky is printed on a thermochromic layer that reacts to heat. Once you turn the lamp on, the shade gradually lets more light through giving the effect of the sun rising.Dimensions height 30cm, diameter 22cm
Furniture that has something in common with a Star Wars vehicle. AT-AT by T.N.A. Design Studio (for Röthlisberger Kollektion) made from pear trees, shares name and clean shape with the All Terrain Armored Transport.
The Ojon Tawaka "BALL" ~ is basically like a baseball sized dark chocolate ball that you roll all over your body as a body exfoliating treatment ~ see how they package this - as well as how they make it!
Cool looking learning centre (Aleksandria) in central Helsinki designed by Davidsson Architects. New part completed in 2003, old part from 1907 and originally designed by Gunnar Stenius of Lindgren & Stenius.
Trevor Paglen has done some amazing work/art "exploring and documenting hidden military landscapes". The "Black World" of the military and secret agencies; from the 'Rendition flights' (above), to secret bases around the world.
Alvaro Siza designed the new building for the Fundacion Ibere Camargo in Porto Alegre, Brazil. It opened a few weeks ago. A rectangular white concrete structure with circulations going out of its facade.
Recently Chaiten Volcano, southern Chile, erupted during storms in the middle of the night, creating this rare and colossal effect. The Chaiten Volcano has triggered earth tremors and spewed ash two miles into the air.