The David Bowie Exhibit Reveals Little About The Man Behind The Mask

The David Bowie exhibition at MCA was every bit the spectacle you’d hope. We just wish it showed us more David Jones.

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Corradino D’AscanioPiaggio Ape. It was launched in 1948, based on the Vespa Scooter with a single seat. Soon a cabin was added to protect the driver. Advertising from the early 1950s. More: ganzomag.

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A Labyrinth Abstracted

Buried in the trees of Kazakhstan’s sweeping Almaty forest is a cylindrical glass structure designed to help one with spiritual and creative development. At the moment, the four-story greenhouse designed by Architect Aibek Almasov, founder of A.Masow Design Studio, is still in early conceptual phases. Soon, the realized home will be a tranquilizing escape from the  bustling of Almaty - Kazakhstan’s largest, most developed and culturally diverse city.

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La Capilla de Brihuega Rehabilitation Adam Bresnick Architects

A restoration of a church meant to change the use of the structure while retaining its identity, creating a venue for weddings, conferences and exhibitions.

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In 2009 the Pritzker laureate and Swiss architect Peter Zumthor began work on a trio of houses in the mountainous Swiss hamlet of Leis, close to the Italian border. One of the chalets is now available to rent. Zumthor says his wife, Annalisa, had dreamed of living in a wooden house, and Peter thought the Swiss Mountains were the ideal setting. “There is a special feeling living in a room made of solid wood, not just merely clad in wood, very different from living in a house made of stone, glass or steel,” says Zumthor.

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