architecture

10 futuristic green corporate buildings

10 futuristic green corporate buildings

Some of these buildings exist only on paper (or rather a computer hard drive), but this is a list of 10 large office buildings “that are not only bold, beautiful and futuristic, but ‘green’ too.” I’m especially impressed by the “Cactus Building,” a new government building in Doha, Qatar. As the name suggests, it “draws…

Jacques Tati turns 102

Jacques Tati turns 102

Paris is turning into Tativille for the 102nd birthday of director Jacques Tati. There will be the requisite film screenings at the Paris Cinematheque, including a new print of M. HULOT’S HOLIDAY, the six-part documentary THE 6 LESSONS OF PROFESSOR GOUDET, and interviews about Tati with contemporary filmmakers including Michel Gondry, Wes Anderson, David Lynch, Otar…

Transforming Building

Transforming Building

In 2007 British artist Richard Wilson turned “a building in Liverpool’s city center literally inside out” as a portion of the building’s facade rotated around. Via: http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/2009/03/turning-the-pla.html