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How Gazprom sees its Place in the World
November 28, 2006, 1:46 pm
Filed under: Architecture, Energy, Environment, Strategic

Gazprom are commissioning architecture for their capital, Gazprom City, in St. Petersburg. Needless to say, if any of these designs are built in St. Petersburg it will tell us all rather a lot about power in modern Russia. Continue reading



The Earliest Modular Capsule Architecture
November 19, 2006, 7:22 pm
Filed under: Architecture, Environment, Tokyo

This wonderful building, the Nakagin Capsule Tower, was designed by Kisho Kurokawa in 1970-1972 and built in the Ginza district of Tokyo. See Dork Magazine, and arcspace for more information including interior photos. [Source: Maximalism] Continue reading



Ministry of Transportation in Tbilisi
November 17, 2006, 2:38 am
Filed under: Architecture, Environment

I first came across the link to this photo on boing boing which was linking to an article in we-make-money-not-art. Ministry of Transportation

By photogropher Geert Goiris