Mirror lab by VAV Architects

What appears to be an open tunnel beneath a bridge in northern Spain is in fact a concealed passageway, screened behind a secret mirror. Local studio VAV Architects temporarily installed the mirror inside the doorway to a passageway that burrows through the base of the river-spanning bridge. A slither of daylight passes around the edges of the mirror […]

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Curtain Call by Ron Arad at the Roundhouse

Ron Arad‘s cylindrical cinema screen made of 5600 silicon rods opens at the Roundhouse in London today. Watch a time-lapse movie of the installation’s construction on Dezeen Screen. Visitors step inside the shifting screen to find themselves immersed in video and sound, including a nightmarish tropical rainforest by Mat Colishaw and a grumpy naked man trudging round the […]

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Sainsbury Laboratory by Stanton Williams

An unusual combination of limestone columns and concrete bands surrounds the exterior of a laboratory by UK architects Stanton Williams in the botanic gardens of Cambridge University. The Sainsbury Laboratory provides facilities for botanical research, spread over two upper storeys and a basement. The stone piers screen a glass curtain wall on the north and east elevations, whilst […]

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