Construction Vehicles Designed as Gothic Architecture

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye creates large-scale sculptures of vehicles typically found on construction sites, using an intricate lattice design. Inspired by Gothic architecture, the massive laser-cut Corten steel structures break the boundaries between constructing tools and resulting art. They appear to be one and the same, each truck mimicking a sort of mobile cathedral.

Bulldozers and cement trucks are not typically referred to as examples of beauty, but Delvoye’s meticulously crafted creations feature the silhouettes of these commonly brute vehicles as delicately designed works of art. The detailed patterns found in every inch of each piece adds to their admirable beauty. Each work has its own personality, though they share their unconventional aesthetic. There is something very recognizable in their construction, almost like they’re imitating a working class citizen dressed in fine attire.

Top photo via Nele & Andrew Around Oz


Photo credit: Eddy EVB



Photo credit: Epizentrum








Wim Delvoye website
via [thinx, Galerie Perrotin, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen]



December 9, 2016

Researchers Disover First Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Researchers in Myanmar made an incredible discovery last year by finding the first dinosaur tail preserved in amber. The findings were published recently in Current Biology and are all the more incredible due to that fact that the tail was covered in feathers. Paleontologist Lida Xing made the discovery in a local market, where amber is frequently sold for jewelry.

Read Article


December 8, 2016

11 Hi-Tech Gifts to Make Life More Fun and Beautiful

As technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, it’s found a place in nearly everyone’s life. If you’re looking for the perfect gift this holiday, digital devices and great gadgets are the place to start. From the world traveler to the health conscious to the kid at heart, we’ve found products that utilize modern technology in exciting ways.

Read Article


Get Our Weekly Newsletter