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Luxembourg Steel Mill Reinterpreted As Public Park

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Brilliant urban design thinking by AllesWirdGut Architektur

In Luxembourg, Austrian architecture firm AllesWirdGut has re-envisioned the site of an obsolete steel mill as an elegantly designed urban park. Leaving the skeletal elements of the the old factory in place, the architects let the site's hidden qualities shine through the new design. From their description: Seating areas and new trees are concentrated into islands, which leave empty......read more

Recycled Plastic Bottles Create Colorful Car Canopy

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Genius DIY project makes clever use of consumer waste

Nebraska designer Garth Britzman has made what may be one of the coolest recycling projects we've ever seen. Britzman collected 1,500 plastic pop bottles and partially filled them with colored liquid to create an amazing, wave-like parking canopy for his car. Called (POP)culture, the stunning installation seeks "to stimulate creative alternatives for recycling and reusing materials." More info......read more

Estelle Hanania: Parking Lot Hydra

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Freakish photo series documents amazing costume festival in Bulgaria.

The fascinating work of French photographer Estelle Haniana explores themes of animism, mysticism and pagan magic. "Parking Lot Hydra," her latest freakish photo series, documents a traditional winter masquerade in Bulgaria used to ward off evil spirits in the coming new year. Haniana observed the scene from a nearby parking lot where participants changed in and out of animal costumes. ......read more

SHFT Sampler 7-22-10

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Your weekly assemblage of links from around the web.

Running on empty: Jean-Francois Theriault's eerie photos of deserted parks at night. Causing major waves on the film fest circuit, WASTE LAND reveals the dignity and despair of recyclable material pickers in the world's largest garbage dump. Perhaps guided by the ancient Chinese proverb, "Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown," the world's most......read more

High Line's Final Phase Unveiled

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New York's most visited park gets ready to go the distance

Six years ago, New Yorkers were introduced to the idea of converting a historic freight rail line into a public park. Since then, the High Line has become the city's most visited park. Now NYC parks officials and Friends of the High Line have revealed designs for the for the third and final section of the High Line, and we're pleased to say that it looks incredible. The final phase is being......read more

Photographs of City Parks by Emilie Vialet

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Hazy images explore the intersection of the natural and the manmade

The history of urban parks can be traced to the mid-1800s, when industralization and the spread of cities began to prohibit recreational visits to the countryside. Today, despite the fact that they often take radically different forms (like the High Line in NYC), urban parks serve the same fundamental purpose: providing open and recreation space in cities. They are places where......read more

Designed by architect Chris Price and his partners at Park City Design + Build, the Treehaus is a beautiful blend of modern mountain architecture and cutting-edge energy efficiency. Nestled into the pines of Summit Park, Utah, the clean lines, stacked segments, and dark cedar exterior create a fine figure, seamlessly integrating the 3,643-square-foot abode into its sylvan surroundings.......read more

Love Japan

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David Parkinson's video captures the unique allure of the Land of the Rising Sun

It's hard to describe the intoxicating thrill that comes with a visit to Japan. Luckily we don't have to, thanks to Australian filmmaker David Parkinson, who recently visited the country with his girlfriend and put together this gorgeous, evocative video documenting their trip. Set to Message To Bears’ plodding remix of Bon Iver’s "Holocene," Parkinson takes us on an intimate......read more

Delorean "Unhold" feat. Caroline Polachek

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Trippy visuals shot by director Eric Epstein in a New York sculpture park

Barcelona electro-pop act Delorean have delivered a video for "Unhold," starring guest vocalist Caroline Polachek of Chairlift. The clip was shot on location at the Opus 40, a 6 1/2 acre bluestone sculpture park built over the course of four decades by one man, Harvey Fite. There's an odd aura about the place, and director Eric Epstein adds to it with a trippy warping effect that stretches......read more

Dirty Projectors "Impregnable Question"

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Final clip from 2012's 'Swing Lo Magellan' follows a long-distance runner in Yellowstone National Park

For Dirty Projectors' sixth and final video from last year's Swing Lo Magellan, director Adam Newport-Berra shot on location in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (pre-government shutdown). The director, who also worked on the NYC band's similarly woodsy "Stillness Is the Move" video, casted his brother Alex as a long-distance runner in the video the Swing Lo track "Impregnable Question,"......read more

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