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Call Parade by various artists
An art project involving 100 telephone booths in São Paulo.
Puppy by Jeff Koons
“Puppy” is a curious and innovative piece by Jeff Koons. The sculpture is made of living flowers on top of wood and stainless steel. Perhaps the most intriguing part of piece is that it features an internal irrigation system to keep the beautiful flowers alive. Puppy is a truly original and breathtaking piece of public art.
The Minister’s Treehouse: A 100ft Tall Church Built Over 11 Years without Blueprints
The Minister’s Treehouse in Crossville, Tennessee is a 100ft structure built by minister Horace Burgess from the early 1990s through 2004. The entire building wraps around a giant tree and was built completely without blueprints, sprawling to an estimated 10,000 square feet inside, including a four-story swing set. Photographer Kristin Sweeting took arecent trip to the treehouse and took many of the photos above. You can also see more images by Chuck Sutherland who provided the image on top.
The German design duo team Lightboys have developed the large-scale Polaboy® frame by taking a Polaroid picture, professionally scanning and enlarging it and then exposing it on special slide film. The image is then framed in a backlit wooden frame. The effect is actually stunning with the warm look of a Polaroid combined with the bright LED technology.
“We asked some of our favorite illustrators to imagine a postcard from everywhere and nowhere at once. We’re blown away by the results, which we’ll be sharing every day on this blog. We hope you will be too.
Collect, pin, share, and reblog your favorites. They’re also available to download as high-res iPad or iPhone wallpaper. Don’t be shy, take one for the road.”
If you don’t have electricity or live in a home with no windows, it’s going to be dark inside, even during a sunny day. Luckily, a bottled liter of water with some bleach can provide approximately 55-60 watts of light from the sun. This simple idea has helped many dwellers in the light-deprived slums of the Philippines. “A Liter of Light” is a sustainable lighting project by Illac Diaz which aims to bring the eco-friendly Solar Bottle Light to disprivileged communities worldwide.