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Taylor Swift —Out of the Woods #NZ

TaylorSwiftVEVO Published on Dec 31, 2015
Taylor Swift – Out Of The Woods
The new video “Out of the Woods” is off Taylor’s multi-platinum release 1989.

Out of the Woods Lyrics
Songwriters: Jack Antonoff, Taylor Swift

Looking at it now, it all seems so simple
We were lying on your couch, I remember
You took a Polaroid of us
Then discovered (then discovered)
The rest of the world was black and white
But we were in screaming colour
And I remember thinking

Are we out of the woods yet?
Are we out of the woods yet?
Are we out of the woods yet?
Are we out of the woods?
Are we in the clear yet?
Are we in the clear yet?
Are we in the clear yet?
In the clear yet, good…..

Looking at it now, last December
We were built to fall apart, then fall back together…..

Full lyrics at Metrolyrics
Published by Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

### NZ herald Online 5:16 PM Friday Jan 1, 2016
Sources: nzherald.co.nz and Daily Mail
Do you recognise the location? Taylor Swift releases New Zealand-filmed video for song ‘Out of the Woods’
Popstar Taylor Swift has released her latest video clip featuring our very own New Zealand sand, sea and possibly even some mountains. The clip, to the singer’s latest single Out Of The Woods, was filmed here in November and was released today. It opens with a shot of Auckland’s Bethells Beach. […] Out of the Woods is widely thought to be about her past romance with One Direction band member, Harry Styles.
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Ella Henderson, s(i)(u)mmering at Palm Springs CA #diversion

THIS VOICE IS JUST TWENTY YEARS OLD

KygoOfficialVEVO Published on Sep 29, 2015
Kygo – Here for You ft. Ella Henderson
Official video for ‘Here for You’ by Kygo feat. Ella Henderson.
Director: Michael Maxxis
Shot on location in Palm Springs CA

Here for You | metrolyrics.com
Songwriters: Gorvell-Dahll, Kyrre

We’ll be passing by
And they’ll be wasting time
Just waiting for new
And while they’re chasing darks
We’ll be dancing in the dusk
‘Cause we’re coming through
Whenever you need me I’m behind
And I promise to take you off to the heights

When you feel you’ve had enough, and you wasted all your love
I’ll be here for you, here for you
When the dog is at his bone, and you run away from home
I’ll be here for you, here for you

Well I’m here for you, I’m here for you, you, you
I’m here for you, yeah, I’m here for you, you, you

And while they’re on the ground
We’ll be looking down
‘Cause we found the truth
And the fire in our hearts
Will be blowing up the stars
Now we’re coming through
Whenever you’re feeling down inside
I promise to take you off to the height

Oh yeah, I’m here for you
And when you feel you’ve had enough, and you’ve wasted all your love
I’ll be here for you

Well I’m here for you, I’m here for you, you, you
I’m here for you, yeah, I’m here for you, you, you

Published by Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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Wikipedia: Ella Henderson
Gabriella Michelle “Ella” Henderson (born 12 January 1996) is a British singer and songwriter. She was a contestant in the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012 and got into the final 12 finishing in sixth place, despite being a strong favourite to win. She was subsequently signed to Syco Music. Henderson’s first single, “Ghost”, co-written with Ryan Tedder, was released on 8 June 2014 and gave Henderson her first UK Singles Chart Number 1 while remaining in the top five of the chart for eight consecutive weeks. It has subsequently been certified platinum for sales in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Henderson has released three subsequent singles, “Glow”, “Yours” and “Mirror Man”. Her debut album Chapter One was released on 13 October 2014 and peaked at Number 1 on the UK Albums Chart, achieving UK platinum certification on 16 January 2015. Henderson has also featured on Norwegian record producer and DJ Kygo’s song “Here for You”. It was released on 4 September 2015. She lives in south London.

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Dunedin Heritage Re-use Awards

Updated post Wed, 25 Mar 2015 at 4:50 p.m.

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As seen on Sunday, 15 March 2015 at Wall Street in George St.
Dunedin Heritage Re-use Design Competition for Tertiary Students 2014/15
Raw images off phone.
Student competition renders in no particular order below.

One Project ? Was it Old Dunedin Prison ?
The renderings are fine in themselves perhaps, they’re learning curves. Leaving people firmly out of place! Former people (dead or alive), journeymen, jailers, new people, affected people — the exercise is all too quasi-academic, empty without academic search, throw some words on. Design research, thin. The computer-aided outcomes are precociously abstract, bleak – marring historic heritage, treating this as a poorly legible underlay in return for the swivel, the filmic, the freak-style epic. The so-called ‘architectural programme’ for re-use has overridden historical and contemporary respect for What Is, What Was. Students who read magazines and online profiles for design conformity against concrete reality?! Where’s the all-encompassing relevance to Architectural Heritage, the Dunedin Heritage Strategy, the heritage precinct, the capture of material traces or archaeological sympathy – for the devil that is a Victorian courtyard prison? Are the images an Assault, an Achievement, Lock or Key? Subtlety on parole, absconded by software? Some poorly guided intelligence. Drawings of the crazed and the constipated, a malingering and criminal reformative process. If I noticed any, I was hacking off my anklet.

Policy planning is not Conservation Architecture.
Architecture is not Conservation Architecture.

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Dunedin Heritage Re-use Awards 2014/15
Other exhibition screens on display at Wall Street (21.3.15):

The Oakwood Properties Earthquake Strengthening Award 2014/2015
Iona Church – 24 Mount Street [Port Chalmers]
Selwyn College – 560 Castle Street
Speights Brewery – 200 Rattray Street
Stavely Building – 5 Jetty Street
Vogel Street Kitchen – 76 Vogel Street

Otago Polytechnic School of Design / Heritage New Zealand Interiors Award 2014/15
Abacus Bio to Public Trust Ground Floor Restoration – 442 Moray Place
Iona Church – 24 Mount Street [Port Chalmers]
Selwyn College – 560 Castle Street
Silver Fern Farms (Chief Post Office) – 283 Princes Street
Stavely Building – 5 Jetty Street
Vogel Street Kitchen – 76 Vogel Street

Urban Heroes
Projects demonstrating good heritage outcomes, positive benefits to the community and improvements to the appearance of the city.
Barton’s Building, Princes Street – Imom Limited
Former Johnson’s Fish Shop, George Street – Oakwood Properties Limited
Harvest Court, George Street – Marca Investments Limited
Orderlies’ Building, Dowling Street – Octa Group Limited

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2Modern Blog | Modern Decor + Architecture + Interiors

2Modern (San Francisco) is a curator and brand ambassador for upscale modern furniture and modern lighting design. The website features new names on the design scene, trends, and weekly design editorials. 2Modern is an authorised dealer for leading brands including Knoll, Kartell, Artek, and Emeco; and contemporary lighting brands like FLOS, Louis Poulsen, FontanaArte, and Artemide. 2Modern also represents emerging design talent, like Blu Dot, James De Wulf, Gus*, LZF, and Skram.

The following samples appear in rough visual/formal order, not date order.
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Big in Japan
blog.2modern.com 21 Nov 2008
Is it wrong that out of all the great work showcased at Tokyo Design Week (2008), the product I’m most excited about is largely because it reminds me of my favourite childhood Christmas decorations? Designed by Canadian born, Tokyo based industrial designer Chris Kirby, the Spiral Lamp is an exploration of the interaction between light and matter, the impassable and the transmissive, flat and voluminous, and growing the complex from the simple. cont/

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blog.2modern.com New York City Fulton Center Subway ComplexNew York City’s Fulton Center Subway Complex
blog.2modern.com 12 Nov 2014
A decade in the making, at a cost of 1.4 billion dollars, the former Fulton Street station, irretrievably battered during the September 11, 2001 attacks, has risen from the ashes as Fulton Center, a sparkling convergence of 9 subway lines, designed and realized by a consortium of firms—headed by the architectural practice, Grimshaw, and the engineering and planning company, Arup.

blog.2modern.com 10 Loft Three Marias, Lisbon. AVA Architects. Photo Jose Campos-yatzerA Lisbon Home With A Bookish Twist
blog.2modern.com 24 Nov 2014
This meticulously refurbished Lisbon loft has plenty to recommend it—its decadent size and sumptuously ornamental (circa 1893) ceiling, for starters—but it’s the space-dividing open bookshelf that caught our eye. This spare-no-details renovation is by AVA Architects.

blog.2modern.com cTokyo Designers Week: Joint Installation by Vitra and Artek
blog.2modern.com 13 Nov 2014
Tokyo Designers Week (2014) was an occasion for Artek and Vitra to present their first joint installation since Vitra’s acquisition of the Finnish brand in 2013. Taking over the Light Box Studio exhibition space in Tokyo’s Aoyama neighbourhood, the installations merged the most iconic modern furniture, lighting, and decorative pieces.

blog.2modern Stockholm, Sweden - Miss Clara Hotel by Gert Wingårdh Architects,jpgSwede Sensation: Stockholm’s New Miss Clara Hotel
blog.2modern.com 2 Dec 2014
The city’s recently opened Miss Clara Hotel is a refurbishment courtesy of Gert Wingårdh Architects. The 1910 former all-girls school has been transformed into a 92-room hotel. The architects have a pitch-perfect instinct for exquisite balance: venerable with contemporary, original with new, dark with white, visual lightness with textural richness.

blog.2modern.com New York Stylish Breathing Rooms - BreatherpaperfactoryStylish Breathing Rooms From Breather
blog.2modern.com 10 Nov 2014
A year-old New York company has stolen a page familiar to cheap motel owners by renting rooms by the hour. Breather, the brainchild of Canadian and best-selling author Julien Smith, taps into the smart phone revolution—by turning unused spaces within a city into stylishly appointed modernist dens that offer welcoming respite to anyone with a smart phone, in search of a personal or professional rendezvous spot, or just in need of a long nap.

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