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In other words, less talking more doing. A blog about architecture, studying it, things related to it, things related to studying it, and other things.
Related: Elevation Photos, two-dimensional photographs of three-dimensional buildings. Personal blog: Slogans, Band Names, Blog Titles, Etc.
See also: LessAmoreV Archive Project, a (mostly) unfiltered collection of every post I've ever liked.

archimaps:

Truman Capote’s townhouse in Brooklyn Heights in 1922


#gaps in the terrace

6:15 pm  148 notes

archimaps:

Truman Capote’s townhouse in Brooklyn Heights in 1922

#gaps in the terrace

 What If Manhattan Was Designed Like Paris?
Interesting mostly because of how massive Manhattan is compared to central Paris. Imagine if those streets and boulevards covered this much space.
(via Untapped New York)

9:19 pm  48 notes

What If Manhattan Was Designed Like Paris?

Interesting mostly because of how massive Manhattan is compared to central Paris. Imagine if those streets and boulevards covered this much space.

(via Untapped New York)

The Plan to Dam the Hudson and Connect Manhattan to New Jersey
(via Architizer)

4:56 pm  9 notes

The Plan to Dam the Hudson and Connect Manhattan to New Jersey

(via Architizer)

4:00 pm  77 notes

Amazing 3D maps of New York City on Codex99

(via Prosthetic Knowledge)

New Museum New York Cover. Still from Luis Urculo’s “Covers” film on Vimeo, which is wonderful and highly recommended.

4:00 pm  3 notes

New Museum New York Cover. Still from Luis Urculo’s “Covers” film on Vimeo, which is wonderful and highly recommended.

2:41 pm  1 note

MP3 Experiment Eight - Improv Everywhere

I think generally flash mobs are pretty lame but when Improv Everywhere have a go it’s incredible. This is too good not to post, I guarantee you’ll be smiling by the end (probably lots before then as well).

(Source: improveverywhere.com)

architizer:

It’s here. 
We’ve been dropping sneak peeks all week leading up to an Architizer-sponsored exhibition this weekend as part of the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas for the New City.
We built a 50-foot model of Manhattan that wraps around the Openhouse Gallery space, lit from behind, onto which 5 architect teams staged mini-interventions.
Read here for parts one, two and three. Tomorrow: a video of the fabrication!

What’s going on here?

4:30 pm  251 notes

architizer:

It’s here. 

We’ve been dropping sneak peeks all week leading up to an Architizer-sponsored exhibition this weekend as part of the New Museum’s Festival of Ideas for the New City.

We built a 50-foot model of Manhattan that wraps around the Openhouse Gallery space, lit from behind, onto which 5 architect teams staged mini-interventions.

Read here for parts onetwo and three. Tomorrow: a video of the fabrication!

What’s going on here?

Giant Worms to Hit Downtown NYC
(via Architizer)

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Giant Worms to Hit Downtown NYC

(via Architizer)

Frank Gehry's first ever residential structure is now complete. Located in Manhattan, the unit entitled 'New York by Gehry' (formally known as 'Beekman Tower'), is the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere.

I am VERY disappointed in you, Western Hemisphere.

7:56 pm  3 notes

Full Lower East Side Block
(Source: All the Buildings in New York)

4:54 pm  14 notes

Full Lower East Side Block

(Source: All the Buildings in New York)

archimaps:

Van Alen’s evolution of the Chrysler Building, 1928-29, New York

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archimaps:

Van Alen’s evolution of the Chrysler Building, 1928-29, New York

Andrejs Rauchut’s thesis project at the Cooper Union - The Architecture of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors staged over a day on Staten Island, New York.
"This transposition of Shakespeare’s characters’ movements onto Staten Island, Rauchut explains, became ‘the backbone for the design of a series of architectural set pieces inserted into the suburban fabric of Staten Island. At each of the points where characters interact, an architectural set is built.’"
See also: wonderful diagram of the play’s entire stage direction.

(via BLDGBLOG)

12:54 pm  6 notes

Andrejs Rauchut’s thesis project at the Cooper Union - The Architecture of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors staged over a day on Staten Island, New York.

"This transposition of Shakespeare’s characters’ movements onto Staten Island, Rauchut explains, became ‘the backbone for the design of a series of architectural set pieces inserted into the suburban fabric of Staten Island. At each of the points where characters interact, an architectural set is built.’"

See also: wonderful diagram of the play’s entire stage direction.

(via BLDGBLOG)

From Tsunehisa Kumura’s Visual Scandals
Surprised and excited that this is the cover art for Cut Copy’s new album, which is amazing by the way. This image has always been at the front of my noggin since seeing it on BLDGBLOG ages ago.

3:47 pm  2 notes

From Tsunehisa Kumura’s Visual Scandals

Surprised and excited that this is the cover art for Cut Copy’s new album, which is amazing by the way. This image has always been at the front of my noggin since seeing it on BLDGBLOG ages ago.

Paris vs New York - A Tally of Two Cities. You’re subscribed to this blog, right?

8:07 pm  2 notes

Paris vs New York - A Tally of Two Cities. You’re subscribed to this blog, right?

s.t.