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Light in a bottle

Adam Fernandez Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline:  Liter of Light Date:  November 5, 2012 Source:  Lostateminor.com Abstract: This project called “A Liter of Light” helps bring natural light in to the homes of many families in the Philippines who do not have another way lighting their dark homes in the day due the closeness … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 8

Re-imagining a Renaissance Space

  Rowan Smith-Spanier Section:CopeHeadline: Interactive Lotus Dome Source: Visual News  Deep inside the 17th century Sainte Marie Madeleine Church in Lille, France lies an interactive installation that adds a futuristic twist to the atmosphere of a classical Renaissance space. The Lotus Dome, created by Studio Roosegaarde consists of a 4 x 2 meter curved wall … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 8

New Starbucks Concept Store in Amsterdam

  Name: Soo Ji Lee Section: Cope Headline: Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom Hyper Local Coffee Shop Date: 10/25/2012 Source: Inhabitat   Abstract: Starbucks opened its first European concept store in the site of renovated historic Amsterdamsche Bank, a landmark building on Rembrandt Square in Amsterdam. This new store at 430 sq. meters … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 8

flower sculpture at Seattle Center

Saskia HeinSection: Juliana Cope Global Now : Abstract Headline :  Dale Chihuly’s flower sculpture at Seattle Center creates a powerful and energetic effect Date : 10/25/2012 Source: my modern met  blog www.Dale%20Chihuly’s%20Vibrant%20Glass%20Sculpture%20Garden%20-%20My%20Modern%20Metropolis.webarchive Artist Dale Chihuly creates glass sculptures that adapt into their environment, both indoor and outdoor. „ I want my work to appear as though it came from nature so … Continue reading

Global Now / Week 8

Mostly Scary…

Spencer Kohn School of Art and Design History and Theory Global Issues in Design and Visuality in the 21st Century Joel Towers Section: Juliana Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline: Leanie Van Der Vyver: Scary Beautiful Date: 10/25 Source: DesignBoom Abstract:  Leanie Van der Vyver and Rene Van Den Berg have collaborated on a shoe design that is practically un-wearable. These … Continue reading

Archipelago cinema
Global Now / Week 8

Archipelago cinema

Section: Juliana Cope Headline: Archipelago cinema Date: 10/25/2012 Source: Designboom Abstract: Ole Scheeren who is a Beijing-based German architect designed ‘archipelago cinema’ for 2012 Architecture biennale in venice. He made geometric islands about fifteen meters and they flows on the ocean and people could enjoy watching movie on the small island. He did the same … Continue reading