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SANAA Designs Art Gallery of New South Wales Expansion in Sydney

SANAA Designs Art Gallery of New South Wales Expansion in Sydney

Tokyo-based SANAA has designed a new addition to the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) in Sydney. As the firm’s first building in Australia, the project will transform the flagship art museum and connect through an outdoor public art garden overlooking Sydney Harbor. The new building is designed to contrast the Gallery’s 19th-century neo-classical building as a light, transparent and open addition.

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Courtesy of Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2018

Dubbed the Sydney Modern Project, the $344 million (AUD) transformation includes the development of SANAA’s new standalone building. The project aims to give prominence to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, as well as revitalizing the Gallery’s existing building. Doubling AGNSW’s total exhibition space, SANAA’s building responds

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How to Perfect the Art of Going to the Bathroom Outdoors

Travel restrictions have led many Americans to look for outdoor adventures in their own regions. This has created a spike in the number of people who are hiking and camping for the first time. The Washington Post reports a significant increase in sales of guidebooks and hiking books, and my own visits to MEC (a Canadian outdoor gear retailer) have revealed startlingly empty shelves that, staff members told me, are a result of people buying whatever they can to facilitate outdoor adventures. 

This is a good thing, as long as people are following good wilderness etiquette. One of those rules is disposing of human excrement properly – a topic that’s understandably gross, and thus does not get discussed as openly as it should, considering how important it is. Leave No Trace issued guidelines this year in light of changing recreation patterns due to COVID-19 that addressed the problem of human

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New Among Us Concept Art Provides Early Look at Crewmate Designs

Marcus “Puffballs United” Bromander has shared new concept art from Among Us, giving fans on Twitter a look at early designs for the game’s Crewmates. Bromander is the co-founder of Among Us developer InnerSloth, and one of the creators of the game. From Bromander’s Tweet, it seems that the final design was decided on fairly quickly, as the other choices are a bit on the basic side. Clearly, the developers knew early on that they had a design that would click with the game’s audience! Images of the Crewmate concept art can be found in the Tweet embedded below.

For the uninitiated, Among Us is a multiplayer game in which players are assigned the role of either a Crewmate

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