Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Futurism: Factory Fifteen new animation

Evening all,
Check out my other blog for an interesting look at Factory Fifteen.
A company that creates animations and pretty sweet stuff!!!
This video is their latest work reflecting an idea of London under construction. It is jaw-dropping.
Here is a quick example of what they do:

Leave your thoughts below!

Saturday, 3 March 2012

We are all going to live in chairs

Yes that's right. In the future we are not going to need buildings any more, chairs are the way forward!

"Designer Eduardo McIntosh has proposed a way of putting all the 

functions of a home into a single chair."

Isn't the main function of a home/buildings in general to provide 


Called Autonomous Living Unit, the project envisages furniture 

that could be installed in derelict buildings and deserted housing 

projects to “provide for the basic needs of the 21st century human 


Autonomous Living Units is a somewhat satirical project that stands 

at the intersection of the current housing crisis, the tendency of 

people in developed countries to live on their own and the trend of 

turning architecture into a consumer product.

He is basically being ironic and suggesting that our values as human beings has been reduced to its principal values.

Look at these beautiful renders. I have stared to demonstrate how to develop spaces in my other blog, but if you get good at it it can lead you to creating images like this!

There is a very raw and constructivist element to this project along with the ideas of Dystopia; that theses 'shelters' have been made out of the ruins of buildings, yet people are still able to use them to survive. Maybe it is a message to the governments about the tensions surrounding nuclear arms? Especially seeing as the Iran situation is getting worse.

As always let me know what you think!


Update 03/03/2012

Hi, just an update, I will be posting again soon, but if you are looking for a tutorial on how to design spaces for games, etc., check out my other blog. Thanks :)

In return have two of my favorite memes;