• Coal Drops Yard Photographed Through the Lens of Laurian Ghinitoiu

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    Coal Drops Yard. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu has released new images of Heatherwick Studio 's Coal Drops Yard in London's King's Cross. Unveiled to the public last month, the project includes two heritage rail buildings from the 1850s brought together as a new shopping district. The design extends the inner gabled roofs of Victorian coal drops to link the two viaducts together around shopping and public space.
    Coal Drops Yard. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Coal Drops Yard. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Coal Drops Yard. Image © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    Ghinitoiu captured Coal...
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  • Bjarke Ingels' Burning Man ORB Captured through the Lens of Laurian Ghinitoiu

    Bjarke Ingels' Burning Man ORB Captured through the Lens of Laurian Ghinitoiu

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    © Laurian Ghinitoiu
    One of the star attractions of 2018's Burning Man Festival was the ORB, designed and overseen by Bjarke Ingels, Iacob Lange & Laurent de Carniere. The 1/500,000 scale sphere of the Earth's surface was designed to conceptually reference earth and human expression, intending to leave no trace following its deflation. The designers wanted the giant sphere to act as a guiding landmark for festival-goers, and set up an Indiegogo campaign back in July to raise the remaining funding for the installation. In total, the team invested 30 tons of steel, 1,000 welding and sewing...
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