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SALT Festival Installations Rintala Eggertsson Architects

"SALT begins its journey upon an Arctic beach on the mountainous island of Sandhornøya, south of Bodø, Northern Norway, 29th August 2014 until 6th September 2015. Here, at this remote location, surrounded by breath-taking nature, visitors can discover a place to engage the mind, body and soul. SALT will over the coming years travel across the northernmost part of our planet, making a home in Greenland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Ireland, Scotland, Spitsbergen, Alaska and Russia. SALT is an ambitious and inspiring concept designed to stir the imagination. Like nothing that has come before, it will also leave no physical trace. SALT is an initiative for arts, culture and environment that will each year move to a new location in the Arctic. SALT uses the Arctic nature as a framework for strong arts and cultural experiences.”

Find out more about the SALT Festival here!

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Li Xiaodong Atelier, LiYuan Library, Beijing, 2011

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Sverre Fehn, Hamar. Hedmark Museum, Archbishopric Museum, Hamar, Norway 1967-1979

The main architectural concept has been to create a museum which preserves the existing remains of Hamar Bispegard and orhamar barn and makes it possible for the archaeological excavations to function as an important part of the actual museum, in line with the exhibits. The construction in connection with the building of the new museum does not at any point touch the medieval walls and ruins. A “suspended museum” has been created, and this makes it possible to be in a position to understand history—-not with the aid of pages of a book—-but as it appears in the world of archaeology.

But the very nature of its transitormess, the tree belongs to eternity—-walls belong to history.
The inclusion of the ruins entails an irregularity which at once attracts attention in that it is in contradictory relation to the “precision” of our day.
But gradually this picture changes and you acknowledge that this art of building has a precision dictated by the rhythm of human beings, the formation of the landscape and the movement of the sun, wind, and rain.

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Lafayette Towers, One-story Courthouses, The Pool at Lafayette Towers, and Townhouses + The Pavilion, all by Balthazar Korab.

Mies van der Rohe’s Lafayette Park, Detroit, MI

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Katherine Baxter

"Katherine Baxter’s work is exquisite, whether small or large scale. Meticulous research goes into every ‘jewel’ like piece, and the pleasure she derives from producing these, is communicated to us all. There is complete mastery of the axonometric projection, as can be appreciated in her grand London and New York posters. It is, as if one is transported by hot air balloon, floating gently over all those much loved and beautifully painted landmarks.” David Driver Head of design, The Times


Le Corbusier & Iannis Xenakis - Couvent Sainte-Marie de la Tourette, Eveux, France, 1953.

Photos: Hélène Binet (2007).


> A short movie about Sainte-Marie de la Tourette, here.

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Simon Harsent


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Marilyn Bridge

1 - Nevada
2 - Hueva
3 - Imperial Hall, Turkey

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Binh Thanh House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Three volumes shifted back and forth to bring natural light into the in-between spaces, and to create small gardens on each floor.