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the volkswagen ID CROZZ concept is a self driving electric SUV the volkswagen ID CROZZ concept is a self driving electric SUV
apr 19, 2017

the volkswagen ID CROZZ concept is a self driving electric SUV

volkswagen previews its ID CROZZ concept car as a charismatic crossover, featuring a 500 km range, all-wheel drive, and self driving mode.

volkswagen previews its ID CROZZ concept car as a charismatic crossover, featuring a 500 km range, all-wheel drive, and self driving mode.

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quirky 'solarcan' camera photographs the sun's path through the sky quirky 'solarcan' camera photographs the sun's path through the sky
apr 19, 2017

quirky 'solarcan' camera photographs the sun's path through the sky

the quirky solarcan camera houses a sheet of 5X7” high grade ilford photographic paper, exposed with a pinhole to track the movement of the sun over months.

the quirky solarcan camera houses a sheet of 5X7” high grade ilford photographic paper, exposed with a pinhole to track the movement of the sun over months.

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form found design reveals world's first robotically built concrete pavilion form found design reveals world's first robotically built concrete pavilion
apr 19, 2017

form found design reveals world's first robotically built concrete pavilion in california

displayed in palm springs, the MARS pavilion features an advanced construction typology in which 70 concrete components are cast by industrial robots.

displayed in palm springs, the MARS pavilion features an advanced construction typology in which 70 concrete components are cast by industrial robots.

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and THE DESIGN PRIZE winner is... report from the award ceremony in milan and THE DESIGN PRIZE winner is... report from the award ceremony in milan
apr 17, 2017

and THE DESIGN PRIZE winner is... report from the award ceremony in milan

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THE DESIGN PRIZE saw leaders in architecture, art, and design come together for the inaugural award ceremony, hosted by abitare, designboom and the municipality »

THE DESIGN PRIZE saw leaders in architecture, art, and design come together for the inaugural award ceremony, hosted by abitare, designboom and the municipality of milan.

construction update: zaha hadid's one thousand museum in miami passes halfway point construction update: zaha hadid's one thousand museum in miami passes halfway point
apr 17, 2017

construction update: zaha hadid's one thousand museum in miami passes halfway point

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the new properties will be complemented with a wealth of luxury facilities, such as an aquatic center and a private helipad.

the new properties will be complemented with a wealth of luxury facilities, such as an aquatic center and a private helipad.

angular corten roof folds down over leaf house extension in melbourne angular corten roof folds down over leaf house extension in melbourne
apr 19, 2017

angular corten roof folds down over leaf house extension in melbourne

the project by damian rogers architecture sees a bold volume that has been abstracted from existing roof forms to link the two buildings.

the project by damian rogers architecture sees a bold volume that has been abstracted from existing roof forms to link the two buildings.

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gridesign studio weaves bamboo into a four-piece plate set gridesign studio weaves bamboo into a four-piece plate set
apr 19, 2017

gridesign studio weaves bamboo into a four-piece plate set

the collection is defined by a contrast between the dyed bamboo tubes and the original base color.

the collection is defined by a contrast between the dyed bamboo tubes and the original base color.

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lines design reveals urban garden through mesh screen of cube house lines design reveals urban garden through mesh screen of cube house
apr 19, 2017

lines design reveals urban garden through mesh screen of cube house

a solid concrete and mesh structure that would frame the inner garden within the facade of the villa to create a tranquil oasis inside.

a solid concrete and mesh structure that would frame the inner garden within the facade of the villa to create a tranquil oasis inside.

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a look inside kendrick kellogg's hoshino stone church in japan a look inside kendrick kellogg's hoshino stone church in japan
apr 16, 2017

a look inside kendrick kellogg's hoshino stone church in japan

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built in 1988, the stone chapel is an early work of organic architecture built of local stone and concrete, with concentric arches and skylights that form an »

built in 1988, the stone chapel is an early work of organic architecture built of local stone and concrete, with concentric arches and skylights that form an otherworldly sanctuary.

heinz legler expands modular tree-top V houses in mexico heinz legler expands modular tree-top V houses in mexico
apr 15, 2017

heinz legler expands modular tree-top V houses in mexico

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the structure was originally built as temporary housing for hotel staff, but, due to its popularity, the dwelling was updated to serve as a guest house just a »

the structure was originally built as temporary housing for hotel staff, but, due to its popularity, the dwelling was updated to serve as a guest house just a year later.

the mercedes-benz G-box camper by QUQUQU the mercedes-benz G-box camper by QUQUQU
apr 19, 2017

the mercedes-benz G-box camper by QUQUQU

the 'G-box' turns the mercedes-benz 'G-wagen' cult SUV into a compact travel vehicle.

the 'G-box' turns the mercedes-benz 'G-wagen' cult SUV into a compact travel vehicle.

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nobike is the slot-and-slide bicycle frame that adjusts to your size nobike is the slot-and-slide bicycle frame that adjusts to your size
apr 18, 2017

nobike is the slot-and-slide bicycle frame that adjusts to your size

where most bikes use metal tubes welded together, the nobike sports a body made of four triangular forms that can be slotted into place for a perfect fit.

where most bikes use metal tubes welded together, the nobike sports a body made of four triangular forms that can be slotted into place for a perfect fit.

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MAD architects announces expanded travel fellowship for 2017 MAD architects announces expanded travel fellowship for 2017
apr 18, 2017

MAD architects announces expanded 2017 travel fellowship

during the past seven years, the program has sponsored a total of 35 students, allowing them experience architectural expeditions to africa, asia, europe, and »

during the past seven years, the program has sponsored a total of 35 students, allowing them experience architectural expeditions to africa, asia, europe, and north america.

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coral-like 'cora ball' stops microfibres from your laundry ending up in the ocean coral-like 'cora ball' stops microfibres from your laundry ending up in the ocean
apr 15, 2017

coral-like 'cora ball' stops microfibres from your laundry ending up in the ocean

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the cora ball has been created by seattle university alumni, and mimics coral found in the ocean to copy how it catches tiny things flowing around in water.

the cora ball has been created by seattle university alumni, and mimics coral found in the ocean to copy how it catches tiny things flowing around in water.

jay tsai + ryszard rychlicki redefine compact living in chicago jay tsai + ryszard rychlicki redefine compact living in chicago
apr 15, 2017

jay tsai + ryszard rychlicki redefine compact living in chicago

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shortlisted for the WAN future projects award, 'tiny homes’ encourages communal living without compromising one's privacy.

shortlisted for the WAN future projects award, 'tiny homes’ encourages communal living without compromising one's privacy.

felix raspall + carlos banon light up singapore's marina bay with 3D-printed mesh installation felix raspall + carlos banon light up singapore's marina bay with 3D-printed mesh installation
apr 18, 2017

felix raspall + carlos banon light up singapore's marina bay with 3D-printed mesh installation

a team from SUTD university created an interactive light art installation made of 50,000 individually addressable LED pixels which respond to the presence of »

a team from SUTD university created an interactive light art installation made of 50,000 individually addressable LED pixels which respond to the presence of visitors.

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Corian® cabana club features a multicultural path into the world of maximalism Corian® cabana club features a multicultural path into the world of maximalism
apr 18, 2017

Corian® cabana club features a multicultural path into the world of maximalism

presented during milan design week, the exhibition conceives a series of scenes created by seven different designers.

presented during milan design week, the exhibition conceives a series of scenes created by seven different designers.

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world's first colorless coffee promises not to stain your teeth world's first colorless coffee promises not to stain your teeth
apr 18, 2017

world's first colorless coffee promises not to stain your teeth

CLR CFF have created the world’s first clear coffee, brewed with arabica coffee beans and water for an aromatic taste that does not discolor your teeth.

CLR CFF have created the world’s first clear coffee, brewed with arabica coffee beans and water for an aromatic taste that does not discolor your teeth.

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MIT solar cube sucks drinking water from the driest desert air MIT solar cube sucks drinking water from the driest desert air
apr 15, 2017

MIT solar cube sucks drinking water from the driest desert air

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MIT have created a device that can harvest several liters of water each day in conditions as low as 20 percent humidity—roughly the same humidity level as the »

MIT have created a device that can harvest several liters of water each day in conditions as low as 20 percent humidity—roughly the same humidity level as the sahara desert.

PLUMA track bike scupts feather-light frame into elegant curves PLUMA track bike scupts feather-light frame into elegant curves
apr 14, 2017

PLUMA track bike scupts feather-light frame into elegant curves

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designed by nuno teixeira industrial design, the feather-light PLUMA track bike sports a curvy physique to help air flow along the bicycle’s body.

designed by nuno teixeira industrial design, the feather-light PLUMA track bike sports a curvy physique to help air flow along the bicycle’s body.

mohammad yazdi rad digitally reconstructs ayine khaneh palace in isfahan, iran mohammad yazdi rad digitally reconstructs ayine khaneh palace in isfahan, iran
apr 18, 2017

mohammad yazdi rad digitally reconstructs ayine khaneh palace in isfahan, iran

through a deep research into historic sources, the designer attempts to recollect the lost puzzle pieces of isfahan’s urban engineering during the safavid era »

through a deep research into historic sources, the designer attempts to recollect the lost puzzle pieces of isfahan’s urban engineering during the safavid era of persia.

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IR arquitectura build thermally-efficient casa AA in buenos aires IR arquitectura build thermally-efficient casa AA in buenos aires
apr 18, 2017

IR arquitectura build thermally-efficient casa AA in buenos aires

using a prefabricated timber frame system, green roof, and mud-wall infill for the external envelope, the highly efficient casa aa offers symbiotic living with »

using a prefabricated timber frame system, green roof, and mud-wall infill for the external envelope, the highly efficient casa aa offers symbiotic living with its forested site.

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green-hued alucobond spectra reflects sustainable design of mixed-use community green-hued alucobond spectra reflects sustainable design of mixed-use community
apr 18, 2017

green-hued alucobond spectra reflects sustainable design of mixed-use community

offering a unique, color-changing design, the exterior of the marine gateway mixed-use development in south vancouver, canada, enhances four custom shades of »

offering a unique, color-changing design, the exterior of the marine gateway mixed-use development in south vancouver, canada, enhances four custom shades of green alucobond plus in the ‘spectra’ color finishing.

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KPF's lotte world tower opens in seoul as fifth tallest in the world KPF's lotte world tower opens in seoul as fifth tallest in the world
apr 14, 2017

KPF's lotte world tower opens in seoul as fifth tallest in the world

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the tapered 123-storey tower embodies a sleek character to echo the elegance found in korean ceramics and calligraphy.

the tapered 123-storey tower embodies a sleek character to echo the elegance found in korean ceramics and calligraphy.

fleet of flower bicycles by azuma makoto take to the streets of são paulo fleet of flower bicycles by azuma makoto take to the streets of são paulo
apr 13, 2017

fleet of flower bicycles by azuma makoto take to the streets of são paulo

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among the iconic sites visited by the 'flower messengers' are oscar niemeyer's biennial pavilion at ibirapuera park, luz railway station, and the liberdade »

among the iconic sites visited by the 'flower messengers' are oscar niemeyer's biennial pavilion at ibirapuera park, luz railway station, and the liberdade district.

roses adorn antoni gaudí's casa batlló for blood collection campaign roses adorn antoni gaudí's casa batlló for blood collection campaign
apr 18, 2017

roses adorn antoni gaudí's casa batlló for blood collection campaign

from 21st to 23rd april, casa batlló festoons its famous façade in roses and floods its courtyard with a fall of petals to celebrate the festivity of sant jordi »

from 21st to 23rd april, casa batlló festoons its famous façade in roses and floods its courtyard with a fall of petals to celebrate the festivity of sant jordi (saint george) and to promote a blood collection campaign named 'drac & roses'.

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AGC head office by SAMYN and PARTNERS is a near-zero energy building AGC head office by SAMYN and PARTNERS is a near-zero energy building
apr 18, 2017

AGC head office by SAMYN and PARTNERS is a near-zero energy building

the complex is covered in peripheral glass façades that automatically turn towards the sun and provide diffused, soft lighting.

the complex is covered in peripheral glass façades that automatically turn towards the sun and provide diffused, soft lighting.

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stefanie pender teaches a robot the art of glassmaking stefanie pender teaches a robot the art of glassmaking
apr 17, 2017

stefanie pender teaches a robot the art of glassmaking

pender combined her expertise in craft processes and interest in emerging technology to investigate whether human mastery can be taught to machines.

pender combined her expertise in craft processes and interest in emerging technology to investigate whether human mastery can be taught to machines.

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teamlab creates interactive restaurant interior that changes with the seasons teamlab creates interactive restaurant interior that changes with the seasons
apr 13, 2017

teamlab creates interactive restaurant interior that changes with the seasons

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located in tokyo, the exclusive eatery provides diners with a multi-sensory experience that conveys japan's tastes, smells, and scenic beauty.

located in tokyo, the exclusive eatery provides diners with a multi-sensory experience that conveys japan's tastes, smells, and scenic beauty.

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AI-powered camera drone hits the shelves and skies of apple stores today AI-powered camera drone hits the shelves and skies of apple stores today
apr 13, 2017

AI-powered camera drone hits the shelves and skies of apple stores today

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apple's latest product is the ‘hover camera passport' autonomous drone that uses advanced facial recognition technology to follow you around.

apple's latest product is the ‘hover camera passport' autonomous drone that uses advanced facial recognition technology to follow you around.

NBBJ tops nanjing eco-tech island in china with oculus roof NBBJ tops nanjing eco-tech island in china with oculus roof
apr 17, 2017

NBBJ tops nanjing eco-tech island in china with oculus roof

to mimic the neighboring mountains, each roof peak features a light well to drive natural light into the floor plates of the vast space.

to mimic the neighboring mountains, each roof peak features a light well to drive natural light into the floor plates of the vast space.

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grimshaw develops cubby house concept with a system of moveable blocks grimshaw develops cubby house concept with a system of moveable blocks
apr 17, 2017

grimshaw develops cubby house concept with a system of moveable blocks

the global architecture firm has designed a play house as part of an initiative that aims to prevent youth homelessness.

the global architecture firm has designed a play house as part of an initiative that aims to prevent youth homelessness.

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poly.m.ur carves slanted form for deep house in south korea poly.m.ur carves slanted form for deep house in south korea
apr 17, 2017

poly.m.ur carves a slanted form for deep house in south korea

the residence has been designed with the concept of function following form to result in a distinctive mountainside home for an elderly client.

the residence has been designed with the concept of function following form to result in a distinctive mountainside home for an elderly client.

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tokujin yoshioka mimics the flow of water in fountain low tables for glas italia tokujin yoshioka mimics the flow of water in fountain low tables for glas italia
apr 13, 2017

tokujin yoshioka mimics the flow of water in fountain low tables for glas italia

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the precious and poetic crystal clear pieces result from the intersection of murano glass craftsmanship and other industrial process.

the precious and poetic crystal clear pieces result from the intersection of murano glass craftsmanship and other industrial process.

the toyota FT-4X concept is a multifunctional toolbox on wheels the toyota FT-4X concept is a multifunctional toolbox on wheels
apr 13, 2017

the toyota FT-4X concept is a multifunctional toolbox on wheels

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quick escapes are becoming the social normal, and the japanese-automaker's 'FT-4X' aims to cater for all needs during these adventures.

quick escapes are becoming the social normal, and the japanese-automaker's 'FT-4X' aims to cater for all needs during these adventures.