The Shard laser show, London

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On Thursday, 05/07/2012, the completion of the exterior of the Shard, a glacial pinnacle looming over London Bridge, was celebrated with a laser show. 12 lasers and 30 search lights shone across central… Continue reading

The glamour of the P&O Cross-Channel ferry

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The cross channel ferry reminds me of Eurocamp holidays to Brittany in the 90s. The short voyage would easily be the highlight of a 12 hour journey, 5 of us crammed into our… Continue reading

Coming soon, featuring PLAZA…

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Westworld Exhibition runs: 29.7.12 – 19.8.12 Sat. – Sun. 12:00 – 18:00 Private view: Saturday July 28th 19:00 – 21:00 Artists: Russel Chater, Factice (Ludovica Gioscia & Corinne Felgate), Jade Heritage, Joey Holder,… Continue reading

Meadowhall shopping centre, Sheffield: Designed to be a prison?

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There are several theories proposing that the Meadowhall Centre, Sheffield, was designed to be adapted to a prison should it be unsuccessful as a shopping mall. The plan of the building is purported… Continue reading

Working on our first book… more details to follow!

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Prora – The Nazi holiday resort

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Prora is a beach resort on the island of Rügen, Germany, known especially for its colossal Nazi-planned tourist structures. The massive building complex was built between 1936 and 1939. The eight buildings are… Continue reading

Shopping in North Korean department stores

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Before his death photos were released by North Korean media showing Kim Jong-il and his son Kim Jong-un visiting a shopping mall and a department store.  The below images show the utilitarian, minimalist… Continue reading

Dubai Fountain Performances

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The Dubai Fountain is a record-setting choreographed fountain system set on the 30-acre manmade Burj Khalifa Lake, at the center of the Downtown Dubai development in Dubai,United Arab Emirates.  It was built at a cost of AED 800 million (USD 218 million).

The plane to nowhere – fake airline flights in India

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As a child I was fascinated by flying. It was less about the actual machinery of the plane but more about the experience of being a passenger and the excitement of international travel.… Continue reading

Emirates cable car, London

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To be completed in time for the 2012 London Olympics, the cable car line will cross the river from Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks, linking two important Olympic sites and offering panoramic… Continue reading

Dance and Architecture

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A film by Tony Babinski and Jacob Potashnik, inspired by the architecture of Moshe Safdie and Montreal’s Habitat. Released 1999

Zimbabwe House, London- The Zimbabwe Embassy

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Stumbled across on The Strand. Zimbabwe house has magnificent window displays of indigenous crafts and light boxes.

Thames Town – an English town in China

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On first view Thames Town looks like the idyllic English village. Bowling greens, mock Tudor cottages, pubs, quaint shops and even the ubiquitous red telephone box – so popular with tourists. You would… Continue reading

Deptford X – 2011

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Some documentation of our project for Deptford X in 2011 – we’re looking forward to being involved this year as well!

PLAZA Publication now stocked at X Marks the Bökship, London

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X Specialising in publishing works and projects by artists and designers, books by independent publishers, journals and discourse. X Marks the Bökship is located at 210/Unit 3 Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9NQ… Continue reading

Aeroflot commercial 1970

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Object sexuality – married to the Eiffel Tower

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We would like to introduce you to Erika Eiffel. She married the Eiffel Tower in 2007. She is an Object sexual. Object sexuality (OS) or objectophilia is a romantic and often sexual desire… Continue reading

Ghost in a mall, Chile

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The O2, London

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What was once the Millenium Dome, symbol of a prosperous future, is now The O2, a huge music venue and entertainment complex. Designed by Richard Rogers , the Dome was built to house… Continue reading

The Inner-Beauty of Outward-Ugly

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by Elise Bergerson Every American baby boomer can tell you where he or she was when President John Kennedy was shot. My father was in Mrs. Horthschild’s class when she announced the somber… Continue reading