Faux Bois, Fundação Serralves, Porto

A faux bois dovecote in the gardens of Fundação Serralves in Porto, Portugal.

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Elements of Melancholic Landscape

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Bounded by a Box

A cut edge or a bounding box around a relief map creates cross-sectional profiles through the topography. The edges give additional reference points in visualising the lie of the land and for comparing relative distance, elevation and gradient.

Border Square, 2007 - Laurent Liefooghe, Netwerk, Aalst

3d Map Making, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

3d Map Making, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

Relief map of Polygon Wood, Belgium, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

Relief map of Zonnebeke area, Belgium, 1919 - Australian War Records Section

Relief map of the Cairngorm moutains machined in Polyurethane model block - The Cutting Room, CNC Routing

Relief map of Dorset machined in Polyurethane model block - The Cutting Room, CNC Routing

Sources and further information

http://www.liefooghe.be/indexb.php?project=20

http://www.netwerk-art.be/en/activities/exhibitions/19

http://www.awm.gov.au/blog/2007/07/13/relief-maps-of-the-western-front

http://www.cncrouting.co.uk/gallery/raised-3d-relief-map.htm

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Layered Landscapes

Images suspended on layers of glass or transparent plastic sheet to represent three-dimensional objects or landscapes.

Glass Relief, p.61, Terrain Models and Relief Map Making, Technical manual TM 5-249, Washington 1956

Progress, 2006 - David Spriggs

Axis of Power, 2009 - David Spriggs (installation in progress)

Layer Drawing, Aomori Forest, 2010 - Nobuhiro Nakanishi

Sources and further information

http://www.terrainmodels.com/glass.html

http://www.davidspriggs.com

http://www.nomart.co.jp/nakanishi/index.html

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Dioramas – the edge of the world, the end of the world and the time before

Before

Before - The Diorama of Hiroshima

After

After - The Diorama of Hiroshima

The beginning of the world

The Garden of Earthly Delights, Hieronymus Bosch, 1490-1510

A world in a world

Titan's Goblet, Thomas Cole, 1833

The edge of the world

A traveller at the edge of the world, Camille Flammarion, L'atmosphère: météorologie populaire, 1888

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Every Twenty Paces

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Shoreham Fort

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Prefab Roof

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