butter paper australasia : greaseproof architecture links 2000 - 2014

weird and wonderful in all places

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Bad British Architecture see more open website in same window

Good for a giggle.

Sample : “WAIT A MINUTE, NO, YOU CAN’T DO THAT. YOU HAVEN’T FINISHED F**KING DESIGNING IT YET. YOU CAN’T JUST SEND OUT AN IMAGE OF A LOAD OF GREY WALLS IN SKETCHUP. OH, IT’S ALREADY GOT PLANNING PERMISSION? OH. OKAY THEN. FUCK IT. JUST PUT SOME TREES ON IT AND SEND IT OUT.

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baumraum see more open website in same window

I kid you not: tree house architects!

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Chinese Archimage Phenomena see more open website in same window

Some really weird buildings. “CAIP aims to document architectural image phenomena in contemporary China.”

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Container see more open website in same window

A site dedicated to showcasing the reuse of shipping containers. With links to quite a few projects around the world, including Sean Godsell’s Future Shack.

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Copenhagen Substitute see more open website in same window

A site from back in the days when hypertext was a common word. What do Boullée, Dorothy, Spacemen and TRON have in common? I don’t know, but they help to thread this site together. Bought to you be the kind people at Dellbrügge & de Moll. [Link by SG]

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Elvis style see more open website in same window

Elvis – On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Elvis’ death. To note the occasion we are publishing this special photo of a backyard pool in Merimbula, NSW. And here’s the link to the virtual Graceland virtual tour (needs Quicktime). Thankyaverymuch.

Interior Desecrators see more open website in same window

This is a reality check for those of you starting to think that maybe the 70s were pretty stylish. Dark glasses advised.

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JustinSpace: Obscene Interiors see more open website in same window

This is pornography with the people cut out, just the stupendous sets with wise commentary. Beware, it gets ugly (vertical blinds with valances for example).

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Kaleidoscope House see more open website in same window

Mon oncle! For that spoilt young brat who has everything: the PMW architects designed doll’s house with optional accessories by the likes of Ron Arad.

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Monty Python's Architect Sketch see more open website in same window

Some tips on how to present to your client.

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PaperWorks see more open website in same window

Origamic Architecture! By Annelies Smit.

You can also see “pop-up architecture” at Robert Sabuda’s site .

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Roadside America see more open website in same window

“your online guide to offbeat tourist attractions.”

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The Wind Beasts see more open website in same window

Crazy walking – This is weird and wonderful – Theo Jansen’s wind beats – recycled plastic space frames become beach beasties. [tip AD]

Theo Jansen

Up late see more open website in same window

Those Dutch have great stamina.. here are UNStudio’s hours of opening:

Mon to Sat: 07.30am – 02.00am – Sun: closed

Walk Sydney Streets see more open website in same window

This is a great site! Still! Now 94 years old, Alan is six years into his quest to walk EVERY street in Sydney’s suburbs, jotting down notes and taking photos as he goes. Let’s hope he recovers to full speed after the hip replacement – those pics aren’t so pretty…

www.quondam.com/index.htm see more open website in same window

Weird and wonderful selection of bits and pieces… piranesi to schinkel – site rebuilt in late 2001, still finding my way around it – and it’s 2009 now…

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