James Watt’s work on developing the steam engine lead to the discovery of what are now called Watt’s curves and linkages. The animation above shows how they are constructed from linking a fixed radius to another with a rod. I tweaked the lengths here to make a lovely heart. With different lengths it is possible to make sections of the red curve almost exactly straight. Watt was able to use this to double the power of a beam engine, and nowadays this is used in the suspension systems
Solar Carve Tower by Studio Gang Architects in New York, United States
PRISME || Internacional Mediterranean Sea Club || Segundo Premio:
The use of collage here contrasts the building against its surroundings. In this case nature almost foreshadows the buildings.
Galería - Terminal de Ferry / Marge Arkitekter - 15
uniting the fields of architecture and art, herman kuijer has revealed two luminous installations for the historical town of zutphen in the netherlands.