Winnipeg’s Warming Huts

A cafe in a cross-shaped tent, a mirrored hideaway and a pop-up art gallery are among the shelters that architects have dotted along a frozen river in Winnipeg, Canada. Warming Huts is an annual international design competition for small structures to be installed at The Forks, an area of Winnipeg where the mouths of the Red River and Assiniboine River meet and freeze during winter months ...

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Postman Cheval’s Ideal Palace – Hauterives, France

In 1879 during his rounds, 43 year old rural postman Ferdinand Cheval stumbled across such an oddly-shaped stone that it inspires him to embark on a curious project ... he devotes 33 years of his life to build a ‘palace’ in his garden ...

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Light Shower Chandelier by Bruce Munro

Bruce Munro has been creating customized fibre-optic artwork for 15 years. He is famous for his large-scale light installations, but one of his most iconic pieces is Light Shower. The piece was created when he was invited to propose a lighting design for a contemporary ...

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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.