architecture

Books: Philadelphia’s abandoned power plants

 02/28/2017 - 03:58
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New photobook Palazzos of Power explores the neoclassical grandeur of these artifacts of the early electric age

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The book Palazzos of Power by Aaron V Wunsch and Joseph E B Elliott, compiles a series of black and white photos of the Philadelphia Electric Company: built as an enormous metropolitan power station at the turn of the 20th century, now is vacant and decaying. Palazzos of Power is published by Princeton Architectural Press. 
Richmond station’s turbine hall. Photo: Joseph Elliott.

DesignPhiladelphia looks to 'Shift' everything

 10/05/2015 - 12:23
Designer Jaime Salm, originally from Medellin, Colombia, at the MIO Culture Studio in Chinatown. Photo: Andres Albaladejo.

A Puerto Rican architect and urban planner, and a Colombian designer, redefine the sustainability of space and product in Philadelphia.

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Monday, October 5, 2015 - 12:20pm
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Designer Jaime Salm, originally from Medellin, Colombia, at the MIO Culture Studio in Chinatown. Photo: Andres Albaladejo.