Black Rock City is designed to "sprout out of nothing", says Burning Man co-founder Will Roger - architecture and design

Black Rock City is designed to "sprout out of nothing", says Burning Man co-founder Will Roger



Burning Man co-founder Will Roger has spent the last 14 years capturing the festival in aerial photographs. As a book of his images is released, he spoke to Dezeen about how they created a pop-up city in the desert.
Compass of the Ephemeral: Aerial Photography of Black Rock City through the Lens of Will Roger, shows how the festival has grown from a small camp into a mini metropolis with a population of 70,000.
"If you look at the pictures in sequence from 2005 to 2018, the most significant thing that you see is that the city has grown in size," Roger told Dezeen.
Festival began on a San Francisco beach
The Burning Man festival was initially established by the late Larry Harvey, who previously spoke to Dezeen about how the festival had developed. Harvey kickstarted the event as a campfire circle on a beach in San Francisco in 1986 before moving it to the desert in Nevada. The late architect and urban designer, Rod Garrett, was enlisted to oversee the city design.
Will Roger has taken aerial shots of Burning Man for the last 14 years
Roger, who is cited alongside Harvey and Garrett as one of the festival's six founders, is credited with forming the Department of Public Works (DPW). This comprises a workforce of volunteers that build and deconstruct the pop-up site each year.
"I was put in charge of desert operations in 1997," Roger told Dezeen. "We began to develop a department that builds a city that sprouts out of nothing and then operates as a ful...
_MFUENTENOTICIAS dezeen
_MURLDELAFUENTE http://www.dezeen.com/

--------------------------------
 
"I didn?t know I was going to be an architect" says Frida Escobedo | Architecture | Dezeen

THE WATER YOU CAN’T SEE

05-12-2019 21:53 - ( Architecture )


Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Apparatus designs Interlude furniture for "imagined, modernist concert hall"

An embroidered floor lamp and two eel-skin clad cabinets are among the objects in a collection by US lighting studio Apparatus that took direction from musical scores. Embroidery influenced by musical motifs decorates lamps and a screen in...
29-11-2019 21:50 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Mountain Chalet by Andrea Schumacher Interiors

Designed in 2016 by Andrea Schumacher Interiors, this contemporary mountain chalet is located in Breckenridge, Colorado. Photography by Emily Minton Redfield Visit Andrea Schumacher Interiors
02-08-2017 22:15 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

CF Møller Architects incorporates giant bricks in facades of Lego office

CF Møller Architects has completed two office buildings on the Lego campus in Billund, Denmark, which include giant building blocks in the facades. Located a few streets away from the Lego\'s visitor centre by BIG, the two office buildings mark...
01-11-2019 21:58 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Studio Rik ten Velden's vinyl-storage cabinet doubles as a home DJ booth

Dutch designer Rik ten Velden is targeting home DJs with the Selectors Cabinet ? a wooden DJ booth, room divider and record storage unit that he will showcase at Milan design week. Surrounded by a black steel frame, the wooden Selectors Cabinet...
24-03-2017 21:39 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Breathtaking contemporary mountain home in Steamboat Springs

This two-story contemporary mountain home was designed in 2016 by Vertical Arts Architecture, located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The homeowner requested that the design of their home feel warm and cozy yet have a modern aesthetic. The...
09-01-2017 21:40 - ( Interior Design )


Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Competition: win a Hard Case Trolley suitcase by Muji

Dezeen promotion: in our latest competition, Dezeen has partnered with Muji to give away five hard-shell suitcases from the Muji to Go travel collection. The Japanese retailer applies its signature minimalist touch to the website. Five UK-based...
05-12-2019 21:54 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Secrétan Covered Market / Architecture Patrick Mauger

Renovation of the Secrétan Covered Market: renaissance of a local lifestyle 
31-08-2016 21:36 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

York House, an Architectural Masterpiece in the Woods

Set on a slight incline at the edge of a forest, the YORK House is yet another stunning architectural masterpiece from the ever-impressive Russian architect, Alex Nerovnya. True to his signature style, Nerovnya uses geometrical shapes in unusual...
05-12-2019 21:53 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Educational Center 'Montecarlo Guillermo Gaviria Correa' / EDU - Empresa de Desarrollo Urbano de Medellín

Transformation of Medellin, education and culture have been the main platform for true social changes, where physical infrastructures are essential in the inclusion of quality policies in areas where state hasn?t been before and low levels of human...
05-07-2016 21:37 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Sneak peak of Diamond Schmitt?s Lincoln Center revamp

Henry Timms, President and CEO of Lincoln Center, and Deborah Borda, President and CEO of the New York Philharmonic unveiled plans for the reimagination of David Geffen Hall, by Diamond Schmitt Architects. Image credit: Courtesy of Lincoln Center...
05-12-2019 21:53 - ( Architecture )


Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

safdie architects reveals proposed design for abu dhabi?s abrahamic family house

the landmark project in the united arab emirates called for the design of a church, a mosque, and a synagogue. The post safdie architects reveals proposed design for abu dhabi’s abrahamic family house appeared first on designboom |...
30-10-2019 21:58 - ( Architecture )
Alex Israel projects Bat Signal from roof of Le Corbusier's Cite Radieuse

Villa A & L by Atelier d’Architectes Associés

This small contemporary house located in Revel, France, has been recently designed by Atelier d’Architectes Associés. Photography courtesy of Atelier d’Architectes Associés Visit Atelier d’Architectes Associés
05-12-2019 21:21 - ( Architecture )
-------------------------------------