kevwil:

"Quiraing light." by PascalBobillon (http://bit.ly/1mCPpTB)

kevwil:

"Quiraing light." by PascalBobillon (http://bit.ly/1mCPpTB)

brutalgeneration:

Life on the Edge (by Megan C Johnston)

brutalgeneration:

Life on the Edge (by Megan C Johnston)

thedesignwalker:

Glass table #lamp 3 X 3 X 3 by Hind Rabii | #design Luc Vincent

thedesignwalker:

Glass table #lamp 3 X 3 X 3 by Hind Rabii | #design Luc Vincent

craigtommola:

cjwho:

Endesa Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain by IaaC | via

ENDESA Pavilion is a self-sufficient solar prototype installed at the Marina Dock, within the framework of the International BCN Smart City Congress. Over a period of one year it will be used as control room for monitoring and testing several projects related to intelligent power management.

The pavillion is actually the prototype of a multi-scale construction system. A facade composed by modular components, like solar brick, that respond to photovoltaic gaining, solar protection, insulation, ventilation, lighting … The same parametric logic adapt façade geometries to the specific environmental requirements for each point of the building.

Photography: Adrià Goula

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asylum-art:

 Renaissance Metal Art - Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Etching, derived from an ancient Germanic word for ‘eat’, uses corrosive acids to bite designs into hard surfaces like metal. The background can either be eaten away so the design stands out in relief, or the design itself can be bitten into the surface. The technique creates a shallow relief making it possible to create highly decorated objects without compromising the structural integrity of the metal making it suitable for items like weapons, locks and tool. Between 1500 and 1750 production centred on southern Germany and northern Italy where etched armour was a speciality.

Padlock and Key, c 1580
Southern Germany, Steel

Helmet (Morion), c 1580
Northern Italy, Steel

Gauntlet, c 1580
Northern Italy, Steel

Thigh Defence (Cuisse), c 1515-1525
Augsburg, Southern Germany – Steel

Barrel-Maker’s Knife, 1702
Germany – Steel, brass

Casket, c 1570-1600
Germany, Steelcartwork.

Cranequin, c 1565-1574
Southern Germany, Steel-wood-rope

Life is a garden, not a road. We enter and exit through the same gate. Wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice.
Kurt Vonnegut (via likeafieldmouse)
bluepueblo:

Sunset, Isle of Skye, Scotland

bluepueblo:

Sunset, Isle of Skye, Scotland

theonus:

CSM Todd Burnett retired today. This man is the greatest NCO I have ever met in my life. I was fortunate enough to have a fairly personal relationship with CSM Burnett. When I showed up to West Point for my R-Day, CSM Burnett was the first person I interacted with. Later during Beast when we were about to do the gas chamber, he walked in first without his promask and made us realize we wouldn’t die in there. He would come down to the rugby pitch, condition with us, screw around with us, and get super rowdy at games. 
But CSM Burnett cared about everyone. Even when he was disciplining people, he never got angry.
I can’t really write properly right now, but CSM Todd Burnett is worth mention. This is one of the greatest men I have ever met in my life.

theonus:

CSM Todd Burnett retired today. This man is the greatest NCO I have ever met in my life. I was fortunate enough to have a fairly personal relationship with CSM Burnett. When I showed up to West Point for my R-Day, CSM Burnett was the first person I interacted with. Later during Beast when we were about to do the gas chamber, he walked in first without his promask and made us realize we wouldn’t die in there. He would come down to the rugby pitch, condition with us, screw around with us, and get super rowdy at games. 

But CSM Burnett cared about everyone. Even when he was disciplining people, he never got angry.

I can’t really write properly right now, but CSM Todd Burnett is worth mention. This is one of the greatest men I have ever met in my life.