Category Archives: Architecture

For the Birds: 33 Artists and Designers Reimagine Avian Architecture at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden | Colossal

JUNE 27, 2022. GRACE EBERT Olalekan Jeyifous’s “Birdega,” wool and metal, 16 x 16 x 16 inches. All images by Liz Ligon, © Brooklyn Botanic Garden A bright blue bodega, clustered wooden complexes, and a classic design emblazoned with a Swiss … Continue reading

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‘Bamboo Contemporary’ Spotlights 14 Designs Advancing Sustainable Architecture Around the World | Colossal

MAY 24, 2022. GRACE EBERT Tommaso Riva. All images courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press Six times stronger than steel and using an estimated 50 times less energy to produce, bamboo is at the forefront of sustainable architecture. The durable material … Continue reading

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The house that fights mosquitoes BBC News

In Tanzania, architects have created a house they hope will reduce cases of malaria. The striking modern design aims to reduce the number of mosquitoes that get inside. For more innovative solutions listen to the People Fixing the World podcast. … Continue reading

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Porcelain Brand Maruhiro’s New Shop & Cafe Comes With a Park | Spoon & Tamago

APRIL 11, 2022 / JOHNNY all photos by Kenta Hasegawa Established in 1957 in Nagasaki prefecture, Maruhiro is a family-owned hasamiyaki ceramics business that originally began as a street vendor. They have a unique business model in that they don’t have … Continue reading

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Hans Dieters House by Olbrich in 1900 (Jugendstil) door in Darmstadt, Germany | Visit Darmstadt Art Nouveau

Jun 7, 2012 – …and yet so NOW! Fantastic Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) door in Darmstadt, Germany Source: …and yet so NOW! Fantastic Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) door in Darmstadt, Germany | Unique doors, Cool doors, Art nouveau architecture

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the ‘reversible destiny lofts mitaka’ by shusaku arakawa + madeline gins in tokyo | Amazing architecture, Unusual buildings, Unique architecture

Aug 12, 2020 – shusaku arakawa and madeline gins’ ‘the reversible destiny lofts mitaka (in memory of helen keller)’ is an experimental apartment complex in tokyo. More: the ‘reversible destiny lofts mitaka’ by shusaku arakawa + madeline gins in tokyo … Continue reading

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John Conway: Surreal Numbers – How playing games led to more numbers than anybody ever thought of

T’S ALL ABOUT MATH! An ongoing series hosted by The Department of Mathematics of the University of Toronto How playing games led to more numbers than anybody ever thought of with DR. JOHN CONWAY, Princeton University Tuesday February 23, 4:00pm … Continue reading

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12 Out-of-the-Box Architectural Oddities | Messy Messy on Pinterest

Jul 25, 2014 – 12 Out-of-the-Box Architectural Oddities – Inspiration Vault – Messy Nessy Chic This might look like it was built once upon a time but the Hundertwasser Tower was actually completed in 2010. At thirty-five meters high and … Continue reading

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Heatherwick Studio designs volcano-like performing arts centre | Dezeen

James Parkes | 6 April 2022 Heatherwick Studio has revealed visuals of a performing arts centre planned for Hainan, China, that draws on the island’s volcanic landscape. British designer Thomas Heatherwick‘s studio has revealed visuals of a performing arts centre … Continue reading

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r/Damnthatsinteresting – Caixa Forum Museum vertical garden in Madrid with around 15,000 plant species

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