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“No Regrets In Life” – Charcoal and Graphite Drawings by Artist Joel Daniel Phillips

October 31st, 2014

Charcoal and graphite drawings by artist Joel Daniel Phillips who lives and works in San Francisco. Read more

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Jazz Sounds by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

Jazz Sounds by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

October 31st, 2014

Collection of amazing vintage portrait photos by Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva. Visit Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

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Amazing Photography by Ibai Acevedo

Amazing Photography by Ibai Acevedo

October 31st, 2014

Ibai Acevedo is an eight years old Photographer based in Barcelona, Spain. He captured the amazing photography by good use of color and light, with shades and textures weakness for patenting. More photos

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Treebeard by Cal Redback

Treebeard by Cal Redback

October 31st, 2014

Dose of cool photo manipulations by Paris, France – based Cal Redback. Visit Cal Redback

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20 Creative Packaging Designs for Your Inspiration

20 Creative Packaging Designs for Your Inspiration

October 31st, 2014

To help everyone in making amazing packaging designs for their products we bring you the most exemplarily and innovatively designed packaging ideas by professionals. All these ideas are already tested and have reaped soaring …

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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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