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Posters 2014 by Karol Banach

Posters 2014 by Karol Banach

November 28th, 2014

Dose of cool poster artworks by Karol Banach, an artist from Torun, Poland. Visit Karol Banach

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Traditional Art by Aenaluck

Traditional Art by Aenaluck

November 28th, 2014

Set of traditional portrait illustrations by Aenaluck, an artist from Thailand. Visit Aenaluck

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2014 Label Expo by Brian Miller

2014 Label Expo by Brian Miller

November 28th, 2014

Illustrations for the 2014 LabelExpo Americas series by Brian Miller. Visit Brian Miller

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Fantasy Art by Carlo Marcelo

Fantasy Art by Carlo Marcelo

November 28th, 2014

Set of amazing digital concept illustrations by US-based Carlo Marcelo. Visit Carlo Marcelo

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A Few More Caricatures by Samuel Pettersson

A Few More Caricatures by Samuel Pettersson

November 28th, 2014

Set of funny portrait photo manipulations by Samuel Pettersson. Visit Samuel Pettersson

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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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