David Maisel Landscape Images

It’s beautiful isnt it? But it’s also an image of a scarred landscape. What does it do to me, now that I realized I found beauty in things that are mutated/mutilated? I love art that makes me raise these questions. Art that instinctively makes me think differently and experience contrast.David Maisel created this art with aerial photographs of landscapes that have been environmentally impacted. As we gaze upon his art, he succeeds in engaging us into exploring the aesthetics, ethics and politics captured in these images.from the series TERMINAL MIRAGEThe spiral structure seen in the photograph was made by artist Robert Smithson.- The “Spiral Jetty” Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah April, 1970 -from the series MINING



January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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January 20, 2017

19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

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