Newcastle Station Clock

Newcastle Station Clock

Sunday, 10 April 2011

"nicer and more beautiful than it will be during the games"

“Of course, I have a feeling that the look after the games might be nicer and more beautiful than it will be during the games, but I think it’s not so important for just a few weeks of the games." -Denis Oswald, the Chairman of the IOC’s coordination commission
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A comment about one of Archiendo's 'favourite' architects, Zaha Hadid and her Aquatics Centre (swimming pool to you and me) for the London 2012 games.

Friday, 8 April 2011

The Kofi Shift Notes: Birdwatching

Look at any artsy concept render or student final presentation lately and you will notice a common feature in them all, gracefully lifting into the sky will be a flock of birds.
A Google search with the query "why do so many renders have birds in?" offers no answers, so it's going to be down to me to find out these answers.

Monday, 4 April 2011

Le Corbusier Was Actually a Robot Sent From the Future

Nearly 46 years after the event, the doctor who infamously advised Le Corbusier not to go for a swim has revealed a terrifying truth that he discovered on that day:

"I was listening for his heartbeat, and all I heard was whirring and clanging. When I mentioned it, he blurted out that he was a robot sent from the future to help enslave mankind"