SPARK Architects unveiled a proposal for a mobile, reconfigurable, and sustainable floating cooked-food center (also known as hawker center) called the Solar Orchid project. The pop-up shop that could potentially appear in numerous locations in Singapore, with a variety of vendors who operate within its pods.
In just under a month, My Modern Met will be on the ground in Calgary, covering the most exciting art+science+engineering event of the year. Beakerhead is an annual, citywide, interactive movement that brings together brilliant minds to one place for five spectacular days, September 10-14, 2014. Check out the full calendar of events here!
In direct partnership with Beakerhead, My Modern Met will be live-blogging at the event, taking photos and videos to give you, our readers, a first-hand experience as if you were there with us. As a bonus to those who plan to attend, we’ll be giving away two free tickets to one of the main events, The Tremendous and Curious World of Beakerhead,over on our Facebook page, so be sure to keep an eye out for the giveaway!
These elegant self-portraits by London-based photographer Mariell Amélie are filled with soft colors and strong lighting that lend to the haunting aura throughout each image. Amélie captures unbelievable emotion throughout her work, which quickly consumes the viewer and creates a quiet, meditative visual experience.
Having grown up with fond memories of playing in a treehouse, Atlanta-based environmentalist Peter Bahouth partnered with local builder Nick Hobbs to design and construct his own adult version. Bahouth selected a trio of trees to build the structures in, resulting in three enchanting spaces linked together by a suspension bridge.
(photos by Lindsay Appel)