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An extensive (and doubtless expensive) array of architectural elements by ltalian artist Edoardo Tresoldi commissioned as part of a royal event in Abu Dhabi.

Constructed from wire mesh, lit from above and below to create the ghostly effect, the installation took Tresoldi three months to put in place with the help of Dubai-based Designlab Experience.

Previously: Is There Anything To Be Said For Another Mesh?

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“Mäusebunker,” Freie Universität, Berlin.

Francisco Javier Sáenz de OizaHabitat ’67, Montreal, Canada.The Torre Velasca in MilanWestern City Gate, Belgrade, SerbiaWibautstraat is an Amsterdam Metro statioExamples of Brutalist architecture from the 50s to the mid 70s.

Despite their apparent Soviet Bloc cachet, most were built in the West.

Above: “Mäusebunker,” Freie Universität, Berlin; Francisco Javier Sáenz de Oiza, Madrid; Habitat ’67, Montreal, Canada; The Torre Velasca in Milan; Western City Gate, Belgrade, Serbia and Wibautstraat Metro station in Amsterdam.

Related: Brutal In Belgrade

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This afternoon.

At University College Cork.

Karl Kitching tweetz:

Protesting the fact that a new UCC building is being named in James Watson’s honour.

James Watson?

Meanwhile, a letter sent from the resident of UCC’s Student Union President Aidan Coffey to UCC President Michael Murphy about the decision…

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A new mural on the side of a seven storey residential building at Rebibbia in Rome by local street artist ‘Blu’ – part of a series of works by a neighborhood group called “Mammut” endeavouring to redevelop abandoned green spaces in the city.

MORE: Gorgo Magazine

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Like graphic designer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze, Australian photographer Peter Stewart creates vertiginous eye candy from the courtyards and plazas of colourful buildings around the world – in this case, the illuminated residential blocks and skyscrapers of Hong Kong (pix 1-4, 6-7), Perth (pic 5), Guangzhou (pic 8) and Paris (pix 9,10).

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