NASA is Connecting the World through Art & Design

NASA is Connecting the World through Art & Design

The Orbit Pavilion In Pasadena CA is using satellites around the world to connect people and understand the Earth.
From NPR website article attached:
“All day long they move all around you,” says artist Dan Goods. “It’s much like listening to a bird sort of flying across the sky. And in this particular case, it’s satellites that are helping us understand the Earth.”

Connected technology to better the human civilization is the future and this is an example of how art and architecture can give a helping influential hand.

What other ways will help bring the world civilization together through art and architecture like this installment?i

Shipping Containers used for Soccer Stadium 2022 FIFA World Cup- Good Idea or Bad?

Modified shipping containers are being used to construct Fenwick Iribarren Architects’ Ras Abu Aboud stadium in Doha for the controversial 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

The Spanish architecture practice’s modular design means the stadium can be dismantled and moved to a new location after the football tournament.

Repurposed steel containers will be arranged in an “elegant curved square” and each will be modified to contain elements of the 40,000-seat stadium, including removable seats, concession stands and bathrooms.

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium
The venue is designed to be can be effectively recycled after the 2022 FIFA World Cup, either by being moved to a new location to host future games or repurposed into several smaller sports and cultural venues.

“We are confident that this innovative and sustainable concept will be an inspiration for stadium developers and architects around the world, capable of creating aesthetically pleasing venues that offer new legacy possibilities,” said Fenwick Iribarren Architects co-founder Mark Fenwick.