Motiv Architects experiments with cross-laminated timber for Vancouver garage

Eton Accessory building by Motiv Architects

Vancouver practice Motiv Architects has built a garage from cross-laminated timber as an experiment of working with the material on a small scale.

Called Eton Accessory Building, the garage is a 330-square-foot (30-square-metre) gabled structure on an alleyway in Vancouver. It is connected via a garden to the main residence that is on a separate street – a programme common in the city.

Eton Accessory building by Motiv Architects

Motiv Architects created the project to house the owner’s restored vintage Mustang and to serve as a workshop for them to manage their industrial bag and belt fabrication company. Continue reading

The 8Bit Deck (Red Back): A Pixel Art Playing Card Deck

The 8Bit Deck is back with a fresh new look! The new iteration features red backs and a gold foil embossed tuck box! Each card, number and pip were designed and executed in a sprite-editing software called aseprite. Each deck contains 56 cards: 52 core playing cards, 2 unique jokers, 1 project description and 1 ad/self-promo card. More: Kickstarter According to an author: “My name is Michael B.

Source

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: These Incredible Pics Capture The Charm Of Birds Perfectly

The Grand Prize Winner Double-crested Cormorant in Los Islotes, Mexico. Photograph by Joanna Lentin. The National Audubon Society, which has been around for more than a century, has been set up to protect birds and the places they live throughout the Americas. Each year, the National Audubon Society allows photographers from across the United States and seven Canadian provinces to submit their…

Source