A Design So Beautiful it Hurts

..So beautiful it hurts….literally. As a Silicon Valley resident for who as many years as I can remember, and as a lover of beautiful design and architecture, I just had to share this piece of news with you guys. I’m not sure how many of my readers actually keep up with Apple aesthetics or architecture…

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Gundam Architecture

That’s right. You read that right. Gundam Architecture! Today’s post was inspired by my podcast group. I was griping about work last week, and asked if anyone wanted to take over my job. Granted they started spouting random architectural ideas that just didn’t sound safe and about what kind of place they would design. Reading…

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Modular Living, Montreal Style

In the continuing spirit of last week’s Tokyo Noir in which I discussed a little bit about the Nakagin capsules. Fellow blogger and podcaster, and the now trio to me and Mel, Irina had followed me up with, “do you know of Habitat 67?” to which I replied, “of course I do!” but it a non-archisnob kind…

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Tokyo Noir

Good afternoon ladies and gents. I’m sharing some photography for today’s Archi-Anime Anecdote. I’ve also come to realize, this segment may feature more Japanese Architecture news, history, etc. I’m just so in love with everything Japan! Also, for those of you new to the segment, these anecdotes are to give you a peek into my…

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[ArchiAnime Anecdotes:] Dreamlike Gardens

I’m back with a non-anime related post! Shocking I know, Zel isn’t fangirling about a Bishie or a sport anime for that matter! BUT, let’s be real, I can fangirl just about anything I have an interest in. I had saved this draft a long time ago in an attempt to schedule a month’s worth…

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[ArchiAnime Anecdotes]: Literal Lego House

Hey hey hey! I’m back with more fun Architectural content! Today’s feature is a bit of a fun post! How many of you played with Legos as a kid? Ah the imagination of a kid with legos! Did you ever build a house that you wanted to live in one day? What is this? A center…

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[Archi-Anime Anecdotes]: Anime Architecture Exhibit

Hello fellow anibloggers and friends!  I have a special piece of news/anecdote for you this week! Since I decided to do this new segment, I’ve been diving back into the world of architecture and found this little gem. In August, London’s The House of Illustration, launched an exhibit called Anime Architecture, in which art from famous Anime…

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[Archi-Anime Anecdotes]: Thom Mayne

Thom Mayne, of the firm Morphosis, is one of the Architect’s that is a key component in the what Architecture has become in the modern era. He is what we would call a “starchitect”, a famous Architect that’s recognized outside of the realm of Architecture. Basically on the same level as a Hollywood celebrity. There are very few…

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[Archi-Anime Anecdotes]: Blurring the Boundary

Hello! So this is a bit of a new section on the blog. I originally wanted it to be part of my Take Two! posts, but I felt like they would get lost in the sea of anime. This segment is similar to Take Two! the difference is the content. I’ll be showing articles on art, architecture and design. I figure…

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