Alexis L Macclean

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A doorway from a live/work project in Spain is another example of how Kundig makes kinetic parts of a house even more special by confounding expectations about how they work. A tall steel pivot door is inset with a pilot door, allowing for varying degrees of openness between the indoor and outdoor spaces. It also recalls the grand doors with smaller inset doors that can be found in church architecture.

Trendy Good Ideas / The Clever Use of Walls when Moving large furniture = Pivoting steel doors lead into Studio Sitges, a house and photography studio in Spain by Olson Kundig - Clever way to open the place when delivering large pieces of furniture.

Jellyfish Lake, Republic of Palau, Micronesia. The jellyfish evolved in the lake without any predators, and over time grew vegetarian and lost their ability to sting. Their red color is a result of an algae diet. The water in the lake is salty and connected underground to the ocean but not even the tiniest jellyfish can get in or out.

nesola: Jellyfish Lake, Republic of Palau, Micronesia. The jellyfish evolved in the lake without any predators, and over time grew vegetarian and lost their ability to sting. Their red color is a result of an algae diet. The water in the lake is salty.

Aiola Island Bridge, Graz, Austria

Mur Island Bridge or Aiola Island Bridge is a pedestrian spiral shaped bridge that links the two banks of the city of Graz in Austria. The bridge designed by artist Vito Acconci, was inaugurated in…