Category: GALLERIES

Sep 11, 2012

Fractal Patterns in Nature Found on Google Earth

Fractal Patterns in Nature Found on Google Earth

Paul Bourke is a Research Associate Professor at the University of Western Australia. He is also a Director at iVEC, an organization dedicated to providing supercomputing capacity and eResearch services to Western Australian researchers. Since October 2010, Bourke has been documenting fractal patterns in nature as found on Google Earth. On his site, he…

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Sep 9, 2012

Beautiful Landscapes Made from Dried Tea Leaves

Beautiful Landscapes Made from Dried Tea Leaves

Moscow-based artist and designer Andrew Gorkovenko created these beautiful landscapes out of dried tea leaves. The landscapes themselves reflect the origin of the tea used to create each artwork. For example, the Great Wall of China is depicted with green tea leaves, while a Pagoda was created using black tea. The temporary art was…

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Sep 8, 2012

Printed Book Attempts to Display Every RGB Color Combination

Printed Book Attempts to Display Every RGB Color Combination

Tauba Auerbach’s RGB Colorspace Atlas were created in 2011. The project consists of three 8x8x8 inch (20.3cm) case bound books. The books attempt to illustrate the RGB color shceme in a page-by-page format. The printing procedure was digital offset and the cloth covers and edges were airbrushed. Binding was co-designed by Daniel E. Kelm…

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Sep 4, 2012

Amazing Space Photography by Astronaut Andre Kuipers

Amazing Space Photography by Astronaut Andre Kuipers

André Kuipers is a physician and ESA astronaut. He is the second Dutch person to ever fly in space and the first Dutch astronaut to ever return to space. On Flickr, Kuipers has shared over three hundred of his amazing photographs from space. From Auroras and the Milky Way, to never seen before views…

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Sep 2, 2012

Abandoned Buildings Overtaken By Nature

Abandoned Buildings Overtaken By Nature

Photographer cock_a_doodle_doo on Flickr took these incredible photographs of an abandoned building complex in the Jhongjheng District of Badouzi, Taiwan. With the man-made structures completely deserted, nature has slowly started to overtake the concrete buildings. As the density of trees continues to grow it will be fascinating to see what this place looks like…

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Aug 30, 2012

The Curvaceous Chenequa Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz

The Curvaceous Chenequa Residence by Robert Harvey Oshatz

Located adjacent to a lake in Chenequa, Wisconsin (west of Milwaukee), this curvaceous residence was beautifully built by architect Robert Harvey Oshatz. Designed in 2009 and completed in 2011, the Chenequa Residence wraps around the face of a hill and pivots around established trees. Featuring expansive windows with incredible views of the surrounding environment;…

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Aug 27, 2012

Houses Built on Roof of Shopping Mall in China

Houses Built on Roof of Shopping Mall in China

Spotted atop the Jiutian International Plaza, a shopping mall in Zhuzhao, China, are four villas (still under construction) fully equipped with electricity and water. The images have been circulating online and people have been speculating whether they are legal dwellings and if the properties are for sale. According to China Daily the buildings will…

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