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Video Game History Through Controllers by Javier Laspiur

July 24th, 2014

Pamplona, Madrid artist Javier Laspiur has created Controllers, a nostalgic photo series that show his video game history through controllers. The dates shown on each poster represent the year that he first started playing …

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20 Best Free jQuery Plugins

20 Best Free jQuery Plugins

July 24th, 2014

Collection of the latest jQuery plugins that are excellent to be used in a variety of designs. Their code is flawless and can be easily manipulated to suite your own project so that it becomes a powerful site. Source

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Cityscape Photos by Manuel Savariz Santos

Cityscape Photos by Manuel Savariz Santos

July 24th, 2014

Manuel Savariz Santos is a Spain-born photographer who has lived in Argentina since he was five. He captured the awesome cityscape photographs with cities often under heavy clouds and severe thunderstorm. More photos

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Spoon: They Want My Soul by Todd Baxter

Spoon: They Want My Soul by Todd Baxter

July 24th, 2014

Album art for upcoming album “They Want My Soul” by Spoon (the band) releasing August 2014 by Todd Baxter. Visit Todd Baxter

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Digital Illustrations by Anavi

Digital Illustrations by Anavi

July 24th, 2014

Set of amazing colorful digital illustrations by Anavi. Visit Anavi

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Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Nestled amidst a neighborhood of single story bungalows in Venice, California, the Solar Umbrella Residence boldly establishes a precedent for the next generation of California modernist architecture. Located on a 41’ wide x 100’-0” long through lot, the Solar Umbrella addition transforms the architects’ existing 650 square foot bungalow into a 1900 square foot residence equipped for responsible living in the twenty-first century.

Inspired by Paul Rudolph’s Umbrella House of 1953, the Solar Umbrella provides a contemporary reinvention of the solar canopy—a strategy that provides thermal protection in climates with intense exposures. In establishing the program for their residence, which accommodates the couple and their one child chose to integrate into the design, principles of sustainability that they strive to achieve in their own practice. The architects carefully considered the entire site, taking advantage of as many opportunities for sustainable living as possible. Passive and active solar design strategies render the residence 100% energy neutral. Recycled, renewable, and high performance materials and products are specified throughout. Hardscape and landscape treatments are considered for their aesthetic and actual impact on the land. The Brooks Scarpa Residence elegantly crafts each of these strategies and materials, exploiting the potential for performance and sensibility while achieving a rich and interesting sensory and aesthetic experience.

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

Solar Umbrella House by Brooks + Scarpa

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