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architecture building hacked nerdgasm tetris video games - 6149454848
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Some crafty hackers at MIT turned the campus's Green Building into a giant game of Tetris. Check the via link for more!

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NOTE: Not a real building, because of physics and all that. Check the via link for more info.

Ad advertisement architecture building design fingerprint security thumbprint - 5199743232
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Unfortunately, this appears to be an advertisement/promotional image for an < a href="http://siesec.com/" target="blank" rel="nofollow">online security firm, and not even a concept for a building. Either way, one more image for my super-hidden "Scintillating Architecture" folder on my computer!

Brother Nature FTW building foilage ivy object subject the other wall - 5408199168
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Ahem To pontificate, a little (or WINtificate, if you will):

What I appreciate about works like these is that it calls into question our traditional understanding of the natural and artificial. The lush foliage resting on the side of the building - shooting upward, contrary to our natural horizontal and horizon-oriented understanding of "The Natural" - creates a juxtaposition between created and un-created space. With this we are reminded of the a priori condition of the urban space we have dominated and controlled - and yet also our uncomfortable co-existence with it. The distinction between subject and object called into question, we move along with our day and admire the architecture for what it is.

Also, what's up with the photographer getting that fire escape stairwell in the shot? Totally ruins the mise en scène.