A member of the German wireless police picks up signals on the radio equipment he carries on his back, while his colleague takes notes. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1925 (avaxnews.net)
Yakov Chernikov studied at the college of art inOdessa and then he moved in 1914 toPetrograd(St. Petersburg). There he joined the Architecture faculty of theImperial Academy of Artsin 1916, where he later studied underLeon Benois. Greatly interested infuturistmovements, includingconstructivism, and thesuprematismofMalevich(with whom he was acquainted), he set out his ideas in a series of books in the late 1920s and early 1930s, including:
The Art of Graphic Representation (1927)
Fundamentals of Contemporary Architecture (1930)
The Construction of Architectural and Machine Forms (1931)
It’s not too uncommon to see paper recycled into things like jewelry, wallpaper or even furniture. But it’s a bit surprising to see a seemingly flimsy material being used exclusively in a building that actually withstood hard rain and high winds, like this 2,045 square foot temporary workspace in Essen, Germany that’s made with 550 bales of recycled paper. (via Experimental Recycled Paper Bale Structure Serves Up Some Surprises)
The Nature Trail is a project by lighting designer Jason Bruges, which has turned the otherwise nondescript corridor route from ward to surgery into an adventure through a forest, complete with glimpses of glowing animals snatched through the trees.