Tag: Life


Reimaging a Former Factory

La Fabrica is a 3,100 m2 cement factory located near Barcelona, Spain, which serves as the unique backdrop to local architect Ricardo Bofill‘s studio and home. the factory, which was first built in the post world war I era, is an architectural timeline of transformative vernacular having expanded through various styles as new functions called for an expanded program. the complex, providing a beautiful and varied series of spaces spanning from brutalist to surrealist with an industrial flavor, underwent a series of processes that converted the existing structure into a studio, gallery, garden, and home — a re-purposed city within an abandoned factory slowly engulfed by vegetation.

Source: La Fabrica- Ricardo Bofill’s Time Capsule Factory Renovation | Designboom

50th Anniversary of QPR’s Greatest-Ever Triumph

This year marks 50 year since their famous 1967 League Cup victory and to mark the occassion they have released a special commemorative kit which they will wear in the game with the Bluebirds

The victory over West Bromwich Albion on March 4, 1967, saw then third division Rangers come from 2-0 down to beat top-flight West Bromwich Albion, and in doing so became the first winners of the trophy. The strictly limited edition (Only 500 have been produced) adult shirts will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Source: Special event to mark 50th anniversary of QPR’s greatest-ever triumph | Kilburn Times

It’s the Internet’s Fault

Some people are still holding out that technology will save humanity from itself. But we keep forgetting that the world doesn’t run on information—it runs on emotion. Democracy relies on trust. Rule of law requires trust. If we lose our trust in our institutions, then those institutions will either crumble or turn cancerous. But the internet lines up incentives in such a way that it makes it profitable to breed distrust…The internet, in the end, was not designed to give people the information they need. It gives people the information they want.

Source: Everything is Fucked and I’m Pretty Sure It’s the Internet’s Fault | Mark Manson

The Pop-Up Anti-Brexit Newspaper That Wouldn’t Quit

The New European was supposed to be a “pop-up” newspaper, with a planned run of just four weeks. But the publication has developed enough of a following that Archant has decided to continue publishing through at least the end of the year

Source: This Anti-Brexit Newspaper First Launched as a Pop-up, But It’s Doing Well Enough to Continue Indefinitely | Nieman