The short story, "The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst came to mind this morning... "At that moment, the bird began to flutter. It tumbled down through the bleeding tree and landed at our feet with a thud. Its graceful neck jerked twice and then straightened out, and the bird was still. It lay on the earth like a broken vase of red flowers, and even death could not mar its beauty." Artwork: Ibis rouge / Jan Dungel / jandungel.com
In the international design competition for Yenikapı Transfer Point and Archaeo-Park Area in Istanbul, Turkey, three First Prizes have been announced this week. The jury selected the top project teams .
Dymaxion Sleep (curled up) is a structure of nets suspended above a field of aromatic plants. Designed by Jane Hutton & Adrian Blackwell, Dymaxion Sleep (curled up) was exhibited in Metis Garden Festival between