archatlas:

via cross-connect:

Featured Curator: Roberto Cruz Niemiec [ArchAtlas]

Stefan Bleekrode's work can best be described as everyday snapshots, small bits of beauty in familiar settings. Most of his paintings are set in the everyday (sub)urban settings of North America (particularly the Northeast) and London.  Light is the one single thing many of his paintings revolve about, in the absence of daylight, the intricate patterns of artificial light in deserted streets at night.

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themanonfive:

John Hancock Center construction c. 1965

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calumet412:

Helmut Jahn’s proposal to add an 80 story glass and steel extension on top of the Tribune Tower, 1980, Chicago.

Included among Jahn’s completed projects in Chicago are the Thompson Center and the United Terminal at O’Hare.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helmut_Jahn

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thisbigcity:

sociology-of-space:

Poor doors: the segregation of London’s inner-city flat dwellers

Poorer residents in capital’s developments forced to use different entrances and facilities
Left, the luxury lobby of One Commercial Street, marketed to wealthy City workers. Right, the side-alley entrance reserved for affordable housing tenants. Photographs: Sarah Lee 

Think the ‘poor door’ phenomenon is US-only? Think again. It’s happening in London too. 

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untappedcities:

Daily What?! The Flatiron’s Mysterious “Victory Arch” at Madison Square Park http://ift.tt/1tmZHPS

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nemfrog:

Diagram of the principal high buildings of the Old World. Color-coded by building material.1891.

Click on the image to access a larger version.

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archatlas:

Isometric Renders Michiel van den Berg

“Last month I started a ‘30 isometric renders in 30 days’ challenge. To get ideas out of my (mental) sketchbook onto my screen I created one isometric picture/render a day. I love the style, it’s good render/lighting practice and good to ‘keep the motor running’ so to speak.”

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blogomat:

See details of this miniature urban sculpture by Alan Wolfson  here.

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cardboardamerica:

Majestic Building - Chicago, Illinois
Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mrs. J Ulyott of Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 26, 1908: 10-26-08 Dear Mother I wrotwe your letter dew days ago and trust you rec same with the B.L. for box I shipped. Tell Roy up to date I can not get bail of goods, will forward as soon as possible. Awaiting your reply to letter.

cardboardamerica:

Majestic Building - Chicago, Illinois

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mrs. J Ulyott of Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 26, 1908:

10-26-08
Dear Mother
I wrotwe your letter dew days ago and trust you rec same with the B.L. for box I shipped. Tell Roy up to date I can not get bail of goods, will forward as soon as possible. Awaiting your reply to letter.

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