Posts by Jessica Stewart

June 16, 2019

Futuristic ‘Tower of the Sun’ Building Mimics Kazakhstan Flag with a Window to Ishim River

Taking inspiration from the country’s flag, Fundamental Architects and Omega Render are proposing a futuristic new building in Kazakhstan. Spanning the width of the Ishim River in Astana, the building’s circular cutout both provides views downriver and is a subtle nod toward the country’s national emblem. The concept is one of three proposals that BI GROUP, the country’s largest developer, is considering for the site.

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June 13, 2019

Unseen Photos of 1970s Tokyo Look Like They’re Straight Out of Science Fiction

Photographer Greg Girard is known for his explorations of Asian cities like Hong Kong and Shanghai, but a newly published series of photographs reveals a pivotal moment early in his career. Several years in Tokyo during the mid- to late-1970s not only helped develop Girard’s photography but also give the public a rare glimpse of life in the Japanese capital.

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June 11, 2019

Monumental Hands Reach Across Venice Canal as a Symbol of Unity

Sculptor Lorenzo Quinn triumphantly returns to Venice with yet another monumental installation. Six pairs of hands stretch across the basin of the historic Arsenal, joining together to create a bridge of unity. At almost 50 feet high and 65 feet wide, Building Bridges is a stunning addition to the city as it experiences the Venice Biennale. And for Quinn, it’s a spectacular bookend to his 2017 work in Venice, Support, which garnered worldwide acclaim.

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June 11, 2019

15+ Creative Gifts For People Who Love Math and Science

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the math and science lover in your life, there is no shortage of creative items that will make their heart soar. Celebrate your favorite mathematician or scientist by showing them how in tune you are with their quirks, whether they’re into physics, astronomy, or geology. The My Modern Met Store is filled with unique gifts that cater to science and math nerds of all ages.

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