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Japanese Timber Joint

Posted on Feb 8, 2015 in Architecture, Craft, Tools

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Another great post from Core77′s Rain Noe celebrating insane levels of craft. Check out the video. It’s stunning.

Japanese underground bike parking

Posted on Dec 27, 2013 in Architecture, Tech, Transportation

Amazing.

This is a gingerbread house

Posted on Dec 3, 2013 in Architecture, Food

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Don’t believe me? Click here. And don’t forget kids, it pays to play with your food! (via Colossal)

Abandoned Hungarian power plant

Posted on Aug 16, 2013 in Architecture, Color, Decay, graphic design, Photography

Excellent photos by Attila Nagy in this Gizmodo piece. I love the glass work and the graphics on the machines.

Defrosting a cold storage building

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Architecture, Decay, Food

MAKE has this great post up about a Chicago cold storage building that had to be defrosted after 90 years of meatpacking service as part of its sale to bicycle company SRAM. The images are fantastic. Definitely take a look at the time lapse footage of the melting process:

Floating Homes

Posted on Dec 5, 2012 in Architecture, Environmental

A post on the site Inspiration Green aggregates images of existing and proposed floating homes. The above example from the Louisiana banks of the Mississippi sits on large foam blocks; as the house rises with the water level, the surrounding guide posts keep the house in location.

The Twins

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 in Architecture, New York, Tech

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The AT&T archive site has some pretty amazing stuff on it. I got tuned into it from the Saul Bass film posted earlier. Then I checked out this spot about the data requirements for the Twin Towers. Haunting.

Montana Brewery

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in Antiques, Architecture, History, I want it

What I really love about this one is that you can tell by the telephone pole on frame left and the roofing on frame right that this structure lived well into the 20th century. I want it.

Montana Post Office

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in Antiques, Architecture, History

Amazing paneled gothic frieze and crenellations on this victorian building.