Japanese artist revives Ukiyo-e woodblock prints

Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints or translated “pictures of the floating world” date back from the 17th century when they promoted the japanese art and cultural movement that lasted until the 19th century. Prints mainly depict kabuki actors and sumo wrestlers, scenes from history and folk tales, travel scenes, romantic vistas, etc.

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3 Experimental Homes Address Hyper-Urbanization in Africa

By the year 2025, the urban population in Sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to increase by almost 70% -- a rapid urbanization that will inevitably affect the construction sector. To address this expected growth and to help lay the foundations for a sustainable urban and social development, students ...

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A Yellow Submarine Capsule is an innovative solution by Urban Restart and Kurt Cleary

As one of 24 designs presented at Shabby Shabby Apartments Competition held recently in Munich, a Lithuanian design studio Urban Restart and Scottish architect Kurt Cleary built "Yellow Submarine“- a playful pop-up hotel room set up on the edge of a public park. Yellow Submarine is ...

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Lusive Building

Light Source

From the Pacific, travel Interstate 10 east — the old Route 66 — until you've almost reached the dim sum palaces of San Gabriel. Get off the freeway just before, wind your way past taco stands and warehouses into East L.A., and you'll soon arrive at Lusive — 85,000 square feet of inspiration & imagination, design & development, labor & light.