Five things to do today: 11 March
New Paris - Rubik’s dodecahedron - Beijing burn-out – Video magic – Sex, lies and Photoshop
Top architects unveil vision for Paris of the future: 10 teams of architects and urban planners (including Richard Rogers; Jean Nouvel; Christian de Portzamparc; Roland Castro and Groupe Descartes) to imagine a ‘Grand Paris’ that would be among the world’s most environmentally friendly and boldly designed capitals.
Check out this awesome dodecahedral Rubik’s cube made of 975 parts and 1,212 stickers (pictured).
Join the debate about the future of OMA’s gutted TVCC Building in Beijing. Should the 141-room Mandarin Oriental hotel be rebuilt? Could it be rebuilt? What about the insurance money?
Smashing Magazine presents ‘20 examples of beautiful motions pieces: stop-motion, experiments, show reels, demos, paintings and more’.
Sex, lies and Photoshop
Video: the New York Times on why magazines should let readers know if images have been retouched.