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Book Review - Week 9 - Meyer, Great Exhibitions

Book Review – Week 9

Do you like furniture? Good, then this is a great book for you.

The need for people to come together to celebrate their industry, demonstrate their skills and to trade the results of this industry has existed since man first organised himself into socially cohesive units. 331 more words


international urban photography summer school 2015

Just got told about the annual international urban photography summer school, happening this August in London, tutored as usual by the fab visual sociologists at… 8 more words


Highline Art

Part of a recent ‘social immersion’ to New York City we took an excursion to The Highline, a modern landmark that never gets old. And thanks to the ongoing, changing art exhibitions it really never does. 167 more words

Battistero di San Giovanni

Art History requires careful looking and close observation. Art Historians (I guess I’m one of those now) must not only understand and describe what they see, but must also identify differences; the practice of visual description often hinges on what makes any work unique and distinct from others. 638 more words

In Depth: World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China

In yet another fascinating application of 3D printing (3DP) technology, a Chinese company claims they have successfully managed to print a 5 storey-apartment building and a 1,100 square meter villa using this method. 234 more words

3d Printing

Open Streets: repurposing urban landscapes

Yesterday saw a highly successful movement called Open Streets take place in the bustling Bree Street of Cape Town’s CBD. The idea was to close the street to any vehicles which would prevent people from exploring the street freely and safely. 195 more words