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SHFT Sampler 12-24-10

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Weekly links: Surfrider celebrates 150th victory, photography heads undersea, and Russian nature art is nuts.

Shouts out to Jim Moriarty and Surfrider Foundation. In 2005, the coastal conservation group set a goal for 150 "coastal victories" by 2010. They defined a coastal victory as “a decision made in favor of the coastal and ocean environment that results in a positive conservation outcome, improves coastal access, or both.” On December 1, they nailed it. Kudos, Surfrider. (via QPeeps)......read more

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Some Coastal Love Takes Place In This Video

Dir. Danilo Parra DP. Kate Arizmendi Producer. Shelley Cheung and Anchor Light Executive Producer. Natalie Arnette Nudbranch Sea Slug. Owen Bissex Post. Company 3 Grade. Jamie O'Bradovich Styling. Gina Nigido Lander Gaffer: Geoff Taylor 1st AC: Chevy Anderson Key Grip: Trevor Wilson 2nd AC: Kyle Forbes AD: Katie Salisbury ART: Josh Goldsmith DIT: Andrew White PA: Josh Eisenberg Starring: Sarah......read more

Threatened Cities Hold Key in Addressing Climate Change

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Smart choices by coastal cities are key to reducing emissions, says IPCC report

The third and final installment of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change's (IPCC) "working group" reports was published Monday and the take-home message was crystal clear: "The high-speed mitigation train needs to leave the station very soon and all of global society needs to get on board," said the chair, Rajendra Pachauri. Decades of foot-dragging by political leaders has pushed......read more

Enigmatic Photos of Coastal Barcelona

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Benjamin Gerull highlights a famous city's other side

As much as any urban center, Barcelona is defined by its architecture. The Spanish city's buildings are its greatest tourist attraction, and it is the only city ever to win a Royal Gold Medal for architecture. In his photo series Backside Waterfront Barcelona, Benjamin Gerull presents the city in a new light, one that challenges the viewer's assumptions about its identity. It is a project about......read more

Tianjin Eco-City Museums by Steven Holl Architects

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NYC firm commissioned to design two new museums in coastal Chinese city

Billed as "a socially harmonious, environmentally friendly and resource-conserving city," Tianjin Eco-City is a collaborative effort by the Chinese and Singaporean governments to develop a sustainable city quarter on China's east coast. Now, Steven Holl Architects has been given the go-ahead on designs for two marquee buildings in the "Eco-City." Holl has been commissioned to design the Ecology......read more

Sea of Glass

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The coastal landscape of West Wales provides the setting for this little dreamlike gem.

Animation, music and photography are juxtaposed to explore the liminal space between land and sea. A short and beautiful film by Sean Vicary....read more

Jonny Revill's Atlantic Adventure

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Gorgeous coastal travel pics from the British photographer

With the end of summer on the horizon, it's a good time to reflect on adventures in the sun. These photos from British photographer Jonny Revill should help the cause. The series, called "Atlantic Coast," nicely captures the carefree feeling of a summer sojourn along the seaboard. There are good waves, good friends, and good food. That's what summer travels are all about.  Follow Jonny's......read more

Icebreaker Mayfair Men's Outer340 Coastal

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New Zealand inspired and styled to keep out the wind. $299.99

Based on the classic peacoat and inspired by the windswept coast of New Zealand, Mayfair has all the natural advantage of Icebreaker merino. This updated style has a host of features to keep out the cold, including a three-way collar, a two-way front zip with storm flap, zipped front pockets and interiour stash pockets....read more

Floating Architecture Addresses Rising Seas

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With climate change threatening coastal communities, floating buildings move from science fiction to reality

From unpredictable floods to rising sea levels, the earth-altering phenomena induced by climate change are changing the way humans coexist with water. Urged on by the demands of global warming, architects and city planners are responding to the challenge with buildings that sit on or above the shifting seas. Aqua-architecture has a long history in the Netherlands (a full third of the country......read more

Tim Simmons: Urban Land Project

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Bi-coastal photo project brings a bit of nature to the urban environs of LA and Philadelphia

The latest exhibition of Tim Simmons' landscape photos (a selection of which we previously featured here) isn't in a gallery, or a museum, or anywhere indoors. It's outside, on dilapidated brick walls in Philly and ad billboards in LA. By infiltrating the photos of natural elements -- forests, rivers, rocks, snow -- into unlikely urban settings, Simmons hopes that viewers will be......read more

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