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If We Were To Design The Ideal Building Material, It Would Look A Lot Like Bamboo

Added: 23.12.2017 21:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

"Bamboo is too close to an ideal structural material." This statement by Neil Thomas during his talk at , which took place in November 2017 in Bali, really caught my attention. Neil is the director of , a London office of structural engineering, whose outstanding projects include stage and scenography for the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, and U2; art installations by Anish Kapoor and Marc Quinn; the Gardens by the Bay, in Singapore, among many others. From a few years to now, the engineer has exhaustive study about bamboo, its structural properties and its most diverse potentialities.


Pink Floyd reunion? 'I don't think you can expect it'

Added: 30.11.2017 10:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Nick Mason of Pink Floyd unveils career-spanning exhibition in Rome and admits he can't see bandmates David Gilmour and Roger Waters "working together at the moment." (Nov. 30)


Today in History for November 30th

Added: 29.11.2017 23:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

Pink Floyd releases its best-selling album "The Wall"; Winston Churchill, Mark Twain, Dick Clark are born; World Trade Organization's meeting met by 40-thousand protesters. (Nov. 30)


German broadcasters drop Roger Waters over BDS stance

Added: 29.11.2017 9:56 | 3 views | 0 comments

Concerts by Pink Floyd star canceled over his call to boycott Israel for its abuses against Palestinians.


Gerald Scarfe: Politicians would rather be drawn as slavering warthogs than not be noticed at all

Added: 20.09.2017 7:43 | 15 views | 0 comments

As legendary cartoonist Gerald Scarfe joins the Evening Standard this week, he tells Nick Curtis about the biting art of satire, working with Pink Floyd and why the 'misuse of power' drives him

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How Torres and St. Vincent Are Subverting Sexualized Rock-Star Archetypes

Added: 14.09.2017 15:35 | 13 views | 0 comments

Six nude women sit by a pool, each with an album cover painted across her back, each facing away from the camera: anonymous, obscured. Commissioned by EMI in 1996 to advertise Pink Floyd’s back catalogue, the image soon became ubiquitous in record stores and dorm rooms alongside photographs of Kurt ...


Today in History for September 6th

Added: 06.09.2017 0:20 | 16 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain's Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born. (Sept. 6)


From the Odyssey to Pink Floyd, how eclipses worked way into literature, art and pop culture

Added: 15.08.2017 16:33 | 14 views | 0 comments

A long line of eclipse mentions dates back as far as Homer's "The Odyssey."


All 165 Pink Floyd Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

Added: 03.08.2017 9:00 | 17 views | 0 comments

Pink Floyd may be the only rock band that can credibly be compared to both the Beatles and Spinal Tap.Its mid-’70s sonic triumphs — including The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here — are both aural delights and meaningful works of art whose message is conveyed ...


Naomi Watts: 'I'll always be thankful to Pink Floyd and their fans'

Added: 17.07.2017 4:38 | 13 views | 0 comments

Naomi Watts will always have a soft spot for Pink Floyd and their fans because they continue to help her come to terms with her father's heroin overdose death.


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