Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Pneumatic Architecture

Increasing anxiety over the effects modern technology was having on the environment led to all sorts of futuristic concepts such as this installation named 'Oasis No.7'. Haus-Rucker-Co., was the only Austrian group to raise environmental concerns in the early 1970s. The bubble protected the occupants as well as nature
. 1972, Archive Gunter Zamp-Kelp, Berlin

The Cold War's Influence on Art: 1945-1970:

A major new exhibition at London's V&A Museum illustrates how the Cold War influenced world culture and design on both sides of the Iron Curtain.

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