Friday, December 14, 2012

Bunker Roy: Learning from a barefoot movement
In Rajasthan, India, an extraordinary school teaches rural women and men -- many of them illiterate -- to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages. It's called the Barefoot College, and its founder, Bunker Roy, explains how it works.
Sanjit “Bunker” Roy is the founder of Barefoot College, which helps rural communities becomes self-sufficient.

Friday, December 07, 2012

View the Eiffel Tower from the back streets in Paris 1959 (from Les Quatre Cents Coups by François Truffaut)

Monday, December 03, 2012

Albert Speer's most impressive work

The Cathedral of light above the Zeppelintribune (via Wiki image)
(via youtube "Hitler's Henchmen - Albert Speer, architect")

Albert Speer (born March 19, 1905 – September 1, 1981) was a German architect who was, for a part of World War II, Minister of Armaments and War Production for the Third Reich. Speer was Adolf Hitler's chief architect before assuming ministerial office.

Albert Speer's most impressive work is "Cathedral of light" or "Cathedral of ice" - The lighting design of the Zeppelinfeld stadium—the Nürnberg parade grounds.

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Vienna modern architecture in the film of The Night Porter 1974 by Italian director Liliana Cavani.

Majolikahaus, built between 1898–1899 by Otto Wagner.
At the time of shooting the movie, Vienna started to repair the buildings of the city. Scaffolding was still hung in half the outer wall of Majolikahaus.

Karl Marx Hof, built between 1927 -1930
Public housing. The building was the masterpiece of "Red Vienna" era.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

[Taipei] "GOTAN PROJECT - Teaser Live"

Sunday, February 14, 2010

"Crimson" "红色"

It is the Chinese New Year today. The Chinese uses many "crimson" then. Red New Year's present envelopes, red posters, red firecrackers and red clothes. China are dyed red-hot.


Friday, December 04, 2009

A small trip to HongKong