Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Cool Hunting: A Collection of Creative Designs & Ideas

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Cool Hunting is an award-winning publication that features innovative designs and ideas from the world of design, technology, style, travel, culture and food & drink. They present daily updates and weekly mini-documentaries. Apart from their website, you can also catch them on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.

Capturing Accidental Moments on Film

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Image Courtesy: http://www.accidentalmysteries.com/home.html

Accidental Mysteries, a website started by John and Teenuh Foster features their collection of vernacular photography. Fosters are self-taught artists who believe that photographs that are accidental in nature is a “genre of folk art”. Drop in at their website for amazing photographs of people, objects and places.

AIA Homes Tour

2010 AIA Austin Homes Tour

09-27-2010

The Texas area chapter of the American Institute of Architects is hosting the 24th annual AIA Austin Homes Tour on October 2-3, 2010. The self-guided tour includes 12 homes in the Austin area designed by local artists in traditional and contemporary styles. For additional information on tour schedule and showcased houses visit the 2010 AIA Homes Tour website.

What: AIA Austin Homes Tour 2010

When: October 2-3, 2010, 12noon – 6pm

Where: Austin, Texas

Note: None of the houses on the tour are on sale.

Image Courtesy: The University of Texas at Austin Landmarks Program; Ben Aqua

Discussion on Anthony Caro and His Sculpture, Veduggio Glimpse

Image Courtesy: The University of Texas at Austin Landmarks Program; Ben Aqua

Image Courtesy: The University of Texas at Austin Landmarks Program; Ben Aqua

The Landmarks programs at the University of Texas at Austin is hosting “Lunch with Landmarks” event on October 8, 2010. The event features a discussion of the sculpture Veduggio Glimpse exhibited near the School of Architecture and its sculptor Anthony Caro.

What: Lunch with Landmarks Discussion

When: Friday, October 8, 2010 Noon – 1pm

Where: Pathway between Goldsmith and Sutton Halls

Notes: Free for all. Feel free to bring lunch to the event.

Image Courtesy: College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin

Lecture by Sigi Moeslinger and Masamichi Udagawa of Antenna Design at UT Austin

Image Courtesy: College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin

Image Courtesy: College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin is hosting Sigi Moeslinger and Masamichi Udagawa of Antenna Design at their Design Lecture series. The lecture is titled Intervention/Interaction: How Design Can Affect Human Behavior. It will be held at the Art Building on September 27, 2010 6.30pm – 7.30pm.

What: Design Lecture Series – Intervention/Interaction: How Design Can Affect Human Behavior

When: Monday, September 27, 2010 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Where: Art Building (ART) 1.110, The University of Texas at Austin

Notes: Free admission to all; parking available San Jacinto Garage on San Jacinto Stree near Dean Keeton.

World Art Treasures at the J-E Berger Foundation

Image Courtesy: Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Image Courtesy: Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

Jacques-Édouard Berger was a noted traveler and art collector. J-E Berger traveled extensively through the United States, Europe and Asia and brought back photographs of art and architecture. This photographic collection can be viewed online at the Jacques-Édouard Berger Foundation website.

09-22-2010

An Extensive Database on Architecture-Related Web Resources

09-22-2010

Image: Coutesy: Columbia University (Sourced through http://www.library.unlv.edu/arch/rsrce/webresources/)

The Architecture Studies Library at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has an online guide containing links to web resources on topics related to architecture. This continuously evolving database was established in 1993 by Jeanne Brown, head of UNLV Architecture Studies Library.

Image Courtesy: http://blogs.denverpost.com; Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Spectacular Pictures of New York City from the Skies Above

Image Courtesy: http://blogs.denverpost.com; Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Image Courtesy: http://blogs.denverpost.com; Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The Photo Blogs of the Denver Post has a new blog post featuring 67 amazing aerial photographs of New York City. These photographs taken by various photographers provide an extensive coverage of the city and its architecture from the skies above.