The Rehearsal of Space & the Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite / Edgar Martins

Edgar Martins 0Space glove, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City, Russian Federation)

Edgar Martins Suits-Shelves-Astronaut dressing room, where the Sokol spacesuits are stored, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City, Russian Federation)

Edgar Martins SoeyuzPressurised Sokol suit by Soyuz training module, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City, Russian Federation)

Edgar Martins 7Mobile gantry for the Vega launcher, seen from underneath, CSG-Europe’s Spaceport, Kourou (French Guiana)

Edgar Martins Testing-Machines-Bepi-Colombo-Satellite Cabling used during testing of ESA’s BepiColombo spacecraft, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

Edgar Martins 1Columbus Training Simulator, ESA-EAC, Cologne (Germany)

Edgar MartinsHorn of acoustic test facility, IABG, Ottobrunn-Munich (Germany)

All images from the project The Rehearsal of Space & the Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite, by Portuguese photographer and author Edgar Martins

previously: When Light Casts No Shadow

Flora Grubb vertical gardens

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DIY vertical gardens by Flora Grubb. Above is the Woolly Pocket with plans like philodendrons, begonia, ferns, and wire vine and following the Thigmotrope Satellite, a screw-in metal holder for tillandsias (air plants)

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Ktima House / C. Rebelo and S. Martins

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Ktima, a half-buried 720sqm holiday house designed to connect like a bridge the two sides of a 25560 sqm valley plot, in Antiparos island, Greece. By architects Camilo Rebelo and Susana Martins for Oliaros developers.

Photos by Mads Mogensen – via archdaily

previously: Aloni house by Oliaros

Grotto Sauna / Partisans architects

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Free-standing 75 sp m sauna located on a private islant in Ontario, Canada, designed by Toronto based Partisans partners, architects Pooya Baktash, Alexander Josephson and Jonathan Friedman.

 

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via wallpaper

Tape Paris / Numen For Use

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Tape Paris is the latest installation of design collective Numen / For Use,  part of an extensive group exhibition titled Inside, at Palais de Tokyo, Paris.

According to the creators It took twelve people ten days to wrap-up the concrete pillars in the great entrance hall of Palais de Tokyo into a maze of accessible translucent passageways, which coil 50 meters through the gallery space and reach the total height of 6 meters.

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