View of a group of five women in colorful outfits as they look over...
View of a group of five women in colorful outfits as they look over the 1967 Universal and International Exhibition, also known as Expo '67 or the Montreal World's Fair, Montreal, Canada, 1967.
Biosphère, post-Expo 67, Montreal
This geodesic ball was designed by Buckminster Fuller as the US Pavilion for Montreal's Expo 67. After the fair was over, the city of Montreal turned it into an experimental display biosphere (information below, and click on the links - it's worth it). Fuller had wanted the steel structure to be assembled with bolts, but was overruled and in the rush they just welded it together instead. It had an acrylic sheathing, so in 1976 when they were repairing the structure - with welding torches…
After 27 Years, a New York World's Fair Relic Reopens to the Public
The public was invited inside a New York City architectural monument today for a view that has been off-limits for 27 years. The New York State Pavilion, designed by Philip Johnson, was open for just a few hours this afternoon.
Expo '67 - Pavilion of Ethiopia
On ile Notre-Dame is uniquely beautiful in construction, shape and color, surmounted by a giant heraldic lion. Benjamin News Co. Plastichrome by Colourpicture EX219 CAPA-010011
Expo '67 - The Kaleidoscope Pavilion
The Kaleidoscope Pavilion treating the theme of "Man and Color" . Sponsored by Canadian Industries Limited, Chemcell Limited, Cyanamid of Canada Limited, Dow Chemical of Canada Limited, Shawinagin Chemicals Limited and Union Carbide Canada Limited. Mailed from Montreal, Quebec to Paul J. Hamlin of Warsaw, Indiana on May 25, 1967: Wed Eve - 8:45. Just returned from Expo. Believe it or not - We saw Paulians & Klineselters today - We were on the train & they on an opposite platform waiting…
Expo'67 Montréal - Pavillon de Monaco #1
Face à la Place des Ingénieurs, dans l'île Notre-Dame, le pavillon de Monaco présente l'aspect original de plusieurs tours tronquées s'emboîtant les unes dans les autres et entourant un "cinéma-jardin" situé en bordure d'un canal, le tout dans un cadre de fleurs, de verdure et de plantes exotiques. Dès son entrée dans ce pavillon, où l'attend une ambiance monégasque, le visiteur est convié à une promenade à travers l'accueillante Principauté méditerranéenne. En traversant les différents…
1967 Vintage Montreal Poster - Expo 67 - German Pavilion
A wonderful poster the German Pavilion at Montreal's Expo 67. It is unlined, has never been framed or rolled, and is in very good condition a colourful rarity! What
Pavilion of The United States at Expo '67 - Montreal, Quebec
The Pavilion of the United States - one Ile Sainte-Helene is a huge transparent geodesic "skybreak bubble" 250 feet in spherical diameter and 200 feet high. Its exhibits show the creative efforts of man based on a life in prosperous and automated society. Benjamin News Co. Plastichrome of Colourpicture CAPA-000329 Mailed from Montreal, Quebec to Mrs. J.M. Morgan of Haven, Kansas on July 8, 1967: July 8 - Having a fine trip but tired and sun-burned after day at Expo. Anxious to go on to…
Relics of the World's Fair: Montreal
After visiting Paris, Chicago, Barcelona, and New York City, Atlas Obscura's tour of World's Fair relics stops next in Montreal, Canada, which only hosted...
Blog Archive » Design and Organic Forms
Even under a microscope, Natureâ€™s lessons in design range from simple structures to complex patterns. German (Prussian) zoologist Ernst Haeckelâ€™s Art Forms in Nature was originally published around the turn of the 20th century and influenced practitioners of Art Nouveau such as RenÃ© Binet and Louis Comfort Tiffany. Haeckelâ€™s artistic rendering of the [...]