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‘dymaxion car #4’ at ‘bucky fuller & spaceship earth’ exhibition at ivorypress art + books, madrid
© sebastian marjanov

bucky fuller & spaceship earth is the title of a new exhibition looking at the work of buckminster fuller being held at
ivorypress art + books in madrid. the show is running from september 1 to october 30 and is curated by norman foster
and luis fernández-galiano. the exhibition features drawings and models including the recently completed recreation
of the dymaxion car. foster worked with fuller for the last 12 years of his life and explains that fuller  ‘had a profound
influence on my own work and thinking’. the new dymaxion car was commissioned by foster based on fuller’s own
drawings and prototypes. the prototype was built in east sussex by the car restoration company crosthwaite & gardiner.

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‘bucky fuller & spaceship earth’ exhibition at ivorypress art + books, madrid
© sebastian marjanov


‘wichita house model’ at ‘bucky fuller & spaceship earth’ exhibition at ivorypress art + books, madrid
© sebastian marjanov


‘bucky fuller & spaceship earth’ exhibition at ivorypress art + books, madrid
© sebastian marjanov


dymaxion car #4
©gregory gibbons


dymaxion car #4
©gregory gibbons


dymaxion car #4

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Mikrokosmos by Bigert & Bergström are Molecular structures lit from inside of spherical photographs documenting space from a new perspective. I love it! Would love to see that kind of exhibition more often…

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DESCRIPTION

The Kinetic Sculpture is a metaphorical translation of the from-finding process in design.

The installation consists of 714 metal spheres hanging from thin steel wires attached to individually controlled stepper motors. Covering a six-square-metre area, the spheres enact a seven-minute long mechatronic narrative, creating a representation of the form-finding process in different variations. Moving chaotically at first, the sculpture evolves into several competing forms and eventually resolves as a final shape, which hints at the outlines of well-known BMW automobiles such as the 327, the 1500, the Z4 coupé and the Mille Miglia 2006. The cycle is synchronised with a graphic light strip running around the walls and texts and audio quotes from senior BMW figures on the company’s values and design aims.

Shortly after the opening of the BMW Museum the “Kinetic Sculpture” became the most watched video worldwide in the category “Automotive” on YouTube for a week.

This project is one that is hard to name so I am calling it the “Mini Egg House”. The project scope was to create a mobile office unit for Xfactoragencies. The architectural design firm behind the project was dmvA of Belgium. I cannot be certain how an egg was chosen as the inspiration, but I am sure there is a great story behind that. Despite its small size, the house has a kitchen, bathroom, a bed and a lot of shelving for storage. It is interesting the way that the nose can open to provide a way to open the house to the outdoors. The photographs can be credited to Mick Couwenbergh, Rini Van Beek and Vercruysse Frederik. Via – DesignBoom.

mini egg house
amazing egg house
bookshelves
unusual houses
Belgium Design
egg
mobile home interiors
mobile office
small space sleeping
wooden framing
house frame
blob a
large egg
plans