Natalie Jeremijenko: Ooz, Inc. (…for the birds)

For all you bird-loving city-dwellers, engineer/artist Natalie Jeremijenko has created a complete urban bird environment (part of her Ooz series) on the roof of Postmasters, with a water system, appropriate foliage, insects, and other bird necessities, including a mall and a concert hall. She has asked some of the freshest architects around to build the birdhouses. Aranda/Lasch & terraswarm, bonetti/kozerski, Leeser Architecture, Materialab with Gensler …

Tropolism: Implant Matrix Installation

Today Tropolism directs our attention to the futuristic work of architects-cum-sculptors Philip Beesley and Will Elsworthy who recently debuted their Implant Matrix installation at the electronic media arts center Interaccess' show "Scale" in Toronto. Made from a complex structure of pentagonal "geotextile" nodes that sense and react to the audience and over two years in the making, the organic form is lit from within. Go …

RISD Studio: Designing the CH Store

As a final assignment for his Spring 2006 Interior Architecture class, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Professor Jeffrey Katz asked his students to translate Cool Hunting into a physical store. We were very excited to hear about all this and agreed to participate with a little guidance and critique. This video highlights some of the student projects and our reaction to them. Thanks again …