27/07/2014

Architecture Film Work 2010-2014 Cristobal Palma.

Estudio Palma
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, VIDEO
The photographer Cristobal Palma, of santiago-based estudio palma, has produced a film which documents a great number of the buildings he has captured over the past four years.

The video, entitled ‘Architecture Film Work 2010-2014 Cristobal Palma / EstudioPalma′ compiles palma’s short architectural videos, offering the viewer a deeper understanding of the various works. Palma, who was born in the UK, but now lives in chile, studied at the architectural association (AA) in london, before starting his career as a photographer.

ESTUDIO PALMA is a Santiago-based studio run by ...

27/07/2014

Iceberg collapse in Bay of Exploits, Newfoundland, Canada.

[VIDEO] from riickstead
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
VIDEO
Wanda Stead and her husband were boating in the Bay of Exploits in Newfoundland, Canada when they witnessed the massive collapse of an arch-shaped iceberg. It's kind of cool until you remember that for every action there's a deadly icy and wet reaction.

Stead's video shows how the arch in the iceberg suddenly began to crack, and within seconds, tonnes of ice had fallen to the bay below.

Stead's voice is audible in the video, with a blood-curdling instruction to her husband: "Run, Rick, go — go!"

My husband and I were admiring the magnificent structure of the...

26/07/2014

NOT MINE by Guy Trefler

[MUSIC VIDEO] from Guy Trefler
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
Design, VIDEO
This is a great graduate project in 'Graphic Design' at the HIT college in Israel by Guy Trefler.

Our Saturday music video. (Official Music Video). METALOCUS MUSIC PROJECT.

His thesis is that nothing is original, therefore, none of the materials presented in the project were made by his author.
All of the 469 photos used in this video were taken out of Google's image bank.

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23/07/2014

A Conversation and a walk about Glasgow School of Art with Steven Holl.

[VIDEO] from Spirit of Space. Steven Holl. [Glasgow] Scotland. UK.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with Spirit of Space has created two short films on the Reid Building at The Glasgow School of Art, which opened in April 2014.

The Reid Building is in complementary contrast to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 1909 Glasgow School of Art, where each work of...

21/07/2014

Textures and Ants/Texturas e formigas by studio MK27.

[VIDEO] from de studio mk27
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
As part of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, the Collateral Event “Time Space Existence” at Palazzo Bembo and Palazzo Mora presents architects from 6 continents, brought together in an extraordinary combination.

Textures and Ants/Texturas e formigas is one of five videos on display by Studio MK27 at the Palazzo Mora as part of the ”Time Space Existence“ exhibition, running parallel to the...

20/07/2014

AstraZeneca reveals the headquarters on Cambridge by Herzog & de Meuron.

[Cambridge] UK.
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
Architecture, Projects, VIDEO
AstraZeneca last friday revealed the proposed designs for its new Global R&D Centre and Corporate Headquarters in Cambridge in the UK. The plans for the new facility, which will be located on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC), include designs for the Global Centre, an R&D Enabling Building and an Energy Centre1.

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has revealed plans for its £330 million headquarters, which promises to bring 2,000 jobs to Cambridge.

The new site will bring together AstraZeneca’s small molecule and biologics research and development activity, opening up opportunities to exploit the promise of biologics and small molecule...

20/07/2014

Rem Koolhaas: 'Architecture has become a total fiction'

[VIDEO] The Guardian.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, VIDEO
Architecture, is it a vehicle for displaying excess and decadence? Is it modern architecture and its grammatical styles, a wasteful blip in history? "Fiction", is it a good adjective? or an odd and nonsensical word to use to describe something that is tangible.

Take an exclusive tour around Venice Architecture Biennale with its curator, the powerhouse Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. His central exhibition, titled Fundamentals, tells the story of the last 100 years of architecture – and reveals why today's obsessions with comfort, security and sustainability are such a turn for the worse.

The...

20/07/2014

Iconic Houses by Matteo Muci.

[VIDEO] by Matteo Muci.
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO.
A two-minute animated voyage through some of the most iconic masterpices of modern architecture. @_matteomuci_

This movie, titled  Iconic Houses by Matteo Muci, focuses on five of 20th century's most famous residences and transforms them into colourful illustrations that glide onto the screen, one piece at a time. Ville Savoye by Le Corbusier, Rietveld Schröder House by Gerrit Rietveld, Farnsworth House by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Glass House by Philip Johnson and Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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17/07/2014

Welcome to Museo del Prado.

[VÍDEO] Museo del Prado. [MADRID] Spain.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
The Museo del Prado is one of the most important cultural institutions around the world. Today, they have released this promotional video. It is worth spending a few minutes!!

Everything you can imagine is real.

Pablo Picasso.

The music vídeo promoting the Museum is by Philippe Rombi, from movie "Dans la maison".

The building that today houses the Museo Nacional del Prado was designed by architect Juan de Villanueva in 1785. It was constructed to house...

09/07/2014

The BIG Maze by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group.

[VIDEO] National Building Museum. [Washington DC] US
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, Design, VIDEO
The Museum, in partnership with BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, will create a never-before-seen large-scale maze for the Museum's historic home. Soaring approximately 18 feet high and measuring 60 feet by 60 feet, the maple plywood structure will boast a series of twists and turns for visitors to weave through and explore. The "BIG Maze" will be open July 4 to September 1, 2014.
 

Inspired by ancient labyrinths, garden and hedge mazes of 17th and 18th-century Europe, and modern American corn mazes, this contemporary maze will be located in the West Court of the Museum's historic Great Hall. In addition to viewing the maze from the ground floor, visitors will also be able to get an unexpected aerial perspective from the Museum’s second- and third-floor balconies...

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