"Houston Street is known to many in the fashion community as a dividing point through the epicenter for all things design, art, and culture related. It is where old meets new and modern thinking allows for an unconventional left of center approach."
Canadian label Left on Houston offers a range of structured and delicate silhouettes within their specialty of knitwear. Each unique knit piece encompasses an elegant lucidity, blending soft cashmere with silk & cotton. Combining modern and classic elements, the majority of the collection undoubtedly qualifies as staples that will remain in your wardrobe for years. Not to mention, they're so lush and soft you could sleep in them.
Held at the Dutch Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2010, the installation 'vacant NL' (a blue-foam model city suspended above visitors in the top half of the pavilion) calls upon the dutch government to make use of the enormous potential of inspiring, temporarily vacant buildings from the past five centuries for innovation within the creative knowledge economy.
Built in 1954, the Dutch Pavilion on the biennale grounds in Venice has been empty for over 39 years (it is in use for just three months each year). That makes it one of the thousands of unoccupied government buildings on Dutch soil. Read more here.