Here’s a look at some of the things we’ve been reading, watching, and discussing in the Olive studio this week:
In 1973, Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that covered nearly two and a half miles of underground tunnels. Bofill decided to buy The World War I era structure and its grounds, making modifications to the original structure in order to create an all-inclusive live/work space that would unite the Surrealist, Abstract, and Brutalist elements found in its industrial form.
— Tieran Haskin
— Leah Gauquie
With Snapchat and Instagram continuing to rise in popularity, the pressure to take pleasing photos is on. This post on the TED Blog breaks down great photography into eight easy and digestible tips.
— Erika Voeller
— Jessie Reagen
— Tess O-Connor (@)