Architecture & Design
Alaa Salah | Senior Architect | Urban Inspiration: Preto e branco by Claro Oliveira from OBSESSED BY THE GRID depicting a one point perspective from a pergola in Espinho, Portugal shows how creating focus through a symmetry of contrasting patterns, would create a composition of repetitive shapes that add movement and excitement in an intangible physical form. #symmetry #auranarratives #takeover #design #interior #architecture #urbanism #physicalnarratives #portugal ⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀...
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High Trestle Trail Bridge, Madrid, Iowa: Arching over the decking are 43 steel "cribbings," each lined with blue LED strips that come on at night—creating a must-see journey along the trail after dark. Walk through them, and you are bathed in the fluorescent glow; ride through them at 10 mph, and the lights spiral and blur together as though you're plunging deep into a mine or firing into warp drive.