apartent

LITERALLY JUST IMAGINE FUCKING TEDDY LUPIN DECKED OUT IN HIS HUFFLEPUFF ROBES WITH THE HEAD BOY BADGE ON IT WITH HIS HOT BLUE HAIR AND THIS BIG BOY SEVENTEEN YEAR OLD SMIRK AND SMILE AS HE CROSSES HIS ARMS AND WATCHES LITTLE ELEVEN YEAR OLD JAMES SIRIUS POTTER BRAVELY WALK TO THE HAT AND SIT DOWN AND HEARING THE VOICE RING OUT GRYFFINDOR. AND TEDDY POUTS AND GOES ‘DAMN’ BUT HE WATCHES PROUDLY AS HIS YOUNGER FREAKIN BROTHER RELATED OR NOT WALKS TO THE GRYFFINDOR TABLE AND SITS DOWN WITH AN AWE FILLED FACE. AND HE WHIRLS AROUND TO WAVE FRANTICALLY AT TEDDY AND TEDDY GRINS AND WAVES BACK AND STICKS HIM A THUMBS UP BECAUSE ‘GOOD JOB, JAMES. MUM AND DAD’LL BE PROUD.’

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Po-Mo Party: Point Supreme Revamp an Athens Apartment

Point Supreme Architects, founded in Rotterdam in 2007 and now based in Athens, integrates research, architecture, urbanism, landscape and urban design. For their Nadja apartment renovation, the architects connected two floors with a bright yellow staircase, conceiving each level as opposing spatial experiences. The lower level is a continuous, “marine-like environment” with large pieces of furniture “anchoring the family’s communal activities like floating islands.” Instead of the typical division of rooms for kitchen, dining, living and playing, spaces in Nadja are flexible and look towards each other. The most central element is a complex construction featuring the stair, living room and kitchen cupboards, a glass display partition, a built-in plant pot, a blackboard and a pink sun rising towards upstairs. It is a miniature piece of architecture in itself providing a focal point within the large open plan. As studio co-founder Konstantinos Pantazis notes, “What is Postmodern in the apartment is mainly its diversity: the vivid juxtapositions, extensive use of colour and texture create an intense emotional and physical experience that is very non-Modern.” Point Supreme join over 100 architect, artists, and designers featuring work at the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial this October. 

LES LIAISONS DE MARIE ANTOINETTE | The fabric by Defarges which presents with a pattern of bouquets of flowers,ribbons and peacock feathers was delivered to Marie Antoinette in 1786. Reference, “"Versailles, A Private Invitation”  Text by Guillaume Picon.

池島炭鉱の社宅

長崎県長崎市池島

2015

※1959年から、2001年11月29日に閉山するまでの49年間、良質な石炭を生産していた周囲4kmの島。現在もかつての炭鉱設備や炭鉱アパートが残っています。最盛期には8000人近い人が生活していた池島も、人口は200人程度まで減ってしまいました。こちらは住宅ではなく、集会所か何かのようでした。出入口を塞ぐようにアジサイの大株が、ドライフラワー状態で咲いていました。

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Even after this episode, Kevin still makes me uncomfortable.

池島炭鉱の社宅

長崎県長崎市池島

2015

※1959年から、2001年11月29日に閉山するまでの49年間、良質な石炭を生産していた周囲4kmの島。現在もかつての炭鉱設備や炭鉱アパートが残っています。最盛期には8000人近い人が生活していた池島も、人口は200人程度まで減ってしまいました。現在池島では貴重な産業遺産である炭鉱や炭鉱アパートを巡るガイドツアーが実施されており、実際に島内を巡ることができます。

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