London. City & Architecture
St Kilda West House
By Kennedy Nolan
Photography by Derek Swalwell
Behind Closed Doors Pete Hawkins
"Behind Closed Doors takes Pete’s process of painting on found materials forward another step: it features miniature modern fables on antique doors. Each painting possesses the slightly macabre undercurrent present in both Pete’s work and the most memorable folktales from one’s childhood. Married to the possibility a door represents, the pieces become potent fetishes representing opportunities taken or missed."
Wake Me Up When September Ends - Green Day
- The protests are being held in order to achieve universal suffrage in Hong Kong. Although democracy had been promised for 2017 in 2008, China announced this August that Hong Kong people would only be able to vote from a pool of 2-3 specially selected candidates (all of whom…
Cartoon Characters Brought to Life with @francoisdourlen
For more childlike plays on the world around him, follow @francoisdourlen on Instagram.
“It’s not a question of the camera lens, just a question of the moment, imagination and expression,” says Instagrammer François Dourlen (@francoisdourlen), a teacher from Normandy, France. Inspired by the daily scenes around him, François is reminded of characters from popular culture and animation films. “I don’t really choose photos to put with the background,” he explains. “The background makes me think about pictures I’ve seen.”
His playful style inserts cartoon characters on real life backgrounds to delight his followers—and himself. He adds: “My message to the world is: ‘Do not forget to look at the world through a child’s eyes.’”
Auditorium and Convention Center in Castellón OAB Ferrater
"Auditorium and Conference Centre was erected as an icon building for the consolidation of Castellon as a progressive city with projection in the social and cultural fields.
The building promotes an urban area in expansion, joining together the orbital road, the surroundings of the Lidon Hermitage and the growing city. Together with the big park surrounding it, it contributes to creating a homogenous city in its growth.”