Saturday, January 26, 2013

bottle timelines

Evolution of the Nevia lotion bottle.
Image from page magazine 02.13 - p. 48

 Evolution of the Coca Cola bottle.
 Image from Coca Cola GB

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Hettihamu Residence, Colombo (#64)

A dwelling amalgamated with its existing serene context over looking paddy fields…. The Hettihamu’s; a hard working couple associated with the corporate sector are nature lovers who wanted a home which was low key and close to nature.

The design strategy was to create a journey which controlled a sequence of events that harmonized with its environment, incorporating the essence of nature that surrounded it and to be true to the materials used.

Photography: J.P.

Architect: Mohan Wijerathna

Friday, January 11, 2013

ada louise huxtable dies at 91

Ada Louise Huxtable, who pioneered modern architectural criticism in the pages of The New York Times, celebrating buildings that respected human dignity and civic history — and memorably scalding those that did not — died on 7th Jan. in Manhattan. She was 91.

Read Newyork Times article