Built in Naples in 1981, the futuristic igloos seen above may not be around much longer. Falling into disrepair, one dome home owner seeking to restore the vintage vestibule has encountered nothing but exorbitant fines and bureaucratic hassles in the process.
Geneva’s Ethereal Birds One would hardly think that chicken wire is conducive to anything of use outside of a farm setting, let alone a medium with which to construct something beautiful. But…
Historically, light has been used to supplement and enhance more “genuine” art forms like architecture or stained glass. But as modern technology increased, so did the ways in which light could be used in artistic pursuits. And soon enough, artists began to transition light from its more traditional supporting role and into an innovative medium unto itself for artistic expression. While the movement really took off in the 1960s, current artists have managed to take the work to the next level using of-the-moment technology.
Bridging the gap between science and self-expression, Makoto Tojiki is a former industrial engineer who began dabbling in light art as a hobby after graduating from engineering school in Japan. After some early success in the medium, he began to devote his time to light art and prefers to explore how light can be used to create images while also producing objects such as jewelry that use light reflection.
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The Tangga House, Singapore
Built to compliment the modern architecture of the home by the world renown contemporist Guz Architects, this clear and beautiful pool creates the illusions of a wall of water, generating a silhouette that just begs to be swum in.