5Pointz, a huge warehouse building in Queens, New York has long been a magnet for the world’s best graffiti artists. New York City Council has unanimously approved a plan to demolish the structure to make room for two apartment towers. See more pics here.
The City of Toronto has followed the lead of Bell Canada and is attempting to fight graffiti with street art. The city has hired an artist to decorate city infrastructure with some eye-catching designs to deter graffiti. Check out the full story and some of the designs at Toronto Life.
Sculptor Anish Kapoor and architect Arata Isozaki have teamed up to design and build the world’s first large-scale inflatable concert hall in Tohoku, Japan. The mobile structure, called Ark Nova, was designed not only as a venue for concerts and events, but also to spread hope throughout the northeastern part of Honshu, which has been ravaged by earthquakes and tsunamis. The concert hall opens to the public on October 14th.
Typically, we consume alcohol by the mouth because, well, we didn’t really think we had a choice. Vaportini expands your options by instead delivering spirits in vapor form, ready to inhale. This has the advantage of almost no calories; no carbs or impurities.
This minimalist wallet will keep your pockets in order, your bottles open and keep you looking good. Check it out here.