Here are some sinhala blogs,for anyone who are interested.
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ජීවිතේ තවත් මොහොතක් (Poetry)
Kanch's Poetry (poetry)
ඇබ්නෝමල් මයින්ඩ්ස් (just that!)
බූන්දි blog (Poetry)
මගේ සිත් ඉම (Poetry)
බයිස්කෝප් සිංහලෙන් (International Cinema in Sinhala)
සිංහල බ්ලොග් කියවනය (Aggregator , Blog Roll)
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
The Mayor of the city wanted to set a good example, so he rebuilt his house on some broken walls that were still strong. He was richer than most, so it stood alone near the center of the city. (from AFTER THE WAR: LEBBEUS WOODS)
Before the war, all the buildings had been similar. After the war, those that had to be partially rebuilt were each different. People said this was so because each building had had been damaged in unique ways and its residents had unique stories to tell of what they had experienced. (from AFTER THE WAR: LEBBEUS WOODS)
Lebbeus Woods (born 1940 in Lansing, Michigan) is an American architect and artist. The majority of his explorations deal with the design of systems in crisis: the order of the existing being confronted by the order of the new. His designs are politically charged and provocative visions of a possible reality; provisional, local, and charged with the investment of their creators.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Venice, Italy is sinking. To save it, TED Fellow Rachel Armstrong says we need to outgrow architecture made of inert materials and, well, make architecture that grows itself. She proposes a not-quite-alive material that does its own repairs and sequesters carbon, too. (via ted talk blog)
some more infomation
Friday, January 8, 2010
......... And so here is the Burj Dubai's real symbolic importance: It is mostly empty, and is likely to stay that way for the foreseeable future. (via Los Angelese Times) Read the rest of the story
Sunday, January 3, 2010
Read ccmplete article at BLDG BLOG.
read about the limited success, conventional green barriers such as ‘Barrage Vert’ in Algeria and China’s ‘Green Wall’ having against desertification.