Monday, 10 June 2013 18:45

Powers of Ten

Charles and Ray Eames’ 1977 attempt to capture the scale of the universe on film is both a fascinating Cold War relic and a giant leap towards the contemporary fascination with aerial imagery.

Published in Icon of the Month

The Center for Land Use Interpretation maps and catalogues the aspects of landscape that are otherwise overlooked, from concealed urban oil fields to the architecture of police training centres. It applies the rigour of the early surveyors to the layers of human development that satellites don’t detect. In its understated way, it’s a call to action.

Published in Features