Art Deco – Doc’D #61

In this architecture-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the Art Deco architecture movement and style — and yeah, he might throw in a ‘Bioshock’ reference here-or-there… ;-).

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The Debut! – The PractitioNERD WIRed #1

Despite a faulty camera, a day of lost work, and computer issues, here is the debut episode of “The PractitioNERD Show.” After a brief introduction to myself and the blog, I’ll discuss : 1) Architecture ~Fundraiser to publish a book about London’s Art Deco architecture ( ~A beautiful Brazilian bungalow getaway house ( 2) Technology/Gadgets ~A CPU fan/heatsink combo ( ~A DIY HDTV Antenna ( … Continue reading The Debut! – The PractitioNERD WIRed #1

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Support this Fundraiser for “Modernism London Style” by Niels Lehmann & Christoph Rauhut

The architectural style of Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style (ranging from art to architecture, jewelry, fashion, etc.) that began in Paris in the 1920s, and flourished internationally throughout the 1930s and well into the World War II era.  It represents a built visible expression of the period’s enthusiasm and splendor between World Wars 1 and 2. In London, buildings of this era that were inspired by the Art Deco style reflected the refinement, progress and boldness that describe the modern, big-city metropolis age. Even now, many of these Art Deco buildings have yet to lose their spirit and interest, however (like many buildings) they are not properly documented.  Thankfully, that is all about to change…should the funding be enough.   Continue reading “Support this Fundraiser for “Modernism London Style” by Niels Lehmann & Christoph Rauhut”