'Observatory, Air-Port-City, 2008' by Tomas Saraceno, Hayward Gallery, London: photo by Purple Cloud : 'Air-Port-City' was envsioned as a habitable platfrom which floated in the air like a cloud and constantly changed shape. Visitors entered the gigantic transparent space within a space through outside stairs,then could explore its possibilities and indulge in its special ambience. When facing downwards they could see themselves in the huge mirror at the base of the first level. tinyurl.com/... #Purple_Cloud #Photography #Architecture #Tomas_Saraceno #Air_Port_City
Two weeks after a new record was set in the Arctic Ocean for the least amount of sea ice coverage in the satellite record, the ice surrounding Antarctica reached its annual winter maximum—and set a record for a new high. Sea ice extended over 19.44 million square kilometers (7.51 million square miles) in 2012.