HEAD UP IN THE CLOUDS // 29th September 2014

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Japanese architecture firm Tetsuo Kondo collaborated with German firm Transsolar a climate engineering firm to create indoor cloud projects. The first joint production named “Cloudscapes” was showcased at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale. This time around the installation is invading the Sunken Garden of the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT). How to end up … Continue reading

3D HOUSE // 22nd September 2014

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This summer 3D printing reached a new milestone. A Chinese company succeeded in building a set of 10 houses in 24 hours. WinSun Decoration Design Engineering built the houses in Shanghai using four giant 3D printers, each of 10 meters wide and 6.6 meters high. The houses were printed in pieces and then put together. … Continue reading

EASTERN TREASURES // 9th September 2014

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Belgian photographer Jan Kempenaers has immortalized incredible forgotten monuments from the ex-yugoslavia country. Specialized in urban and natural landscapes, with his series “Spomenik” he revealed gigantic sculptures made of concrete, steel or granite. h all images courtesy of JAN KEMPENAER

BUILDING UP // 18th August 2014

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Learn to become an architect thanks to the new concept by the legendary toy’s manufacturer LEGO. The latter has just released a new “Architecture Studio” pack including more than 1,200 bricks (73 different kinds) as well as a consistent user manual or rather an educational book. This time, there are no instructions to build a … Continue reading

STREET FOOD // August 4th 2014

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This restaurant located on Hollywood road in Hong Kong, will make you feel as if you were eating in a Museum. The owner of BIBO is mixing street art and fine French cuisine. On the art side, it is a compilation of the best artists to date such as Banksy, Daniel Arsham, Jeff Koons, Takashi … Continue reading

THUNDER // 21st July 2014

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Owning your own private Cloud is now possible thanks to New Zealand based design studio Richard Clarkson. The “Cloud” is an interactive lamp and speaker system, designed to mimic a thundercloud in both appearance and entertainment and shaped as a cumulus cloud. The Cloud Using motion sensors the cloud detects a user’s presence and creates … Continue reading

SERPTENTINE // 14th July 2014

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Every year, London’s Serpentine gallery commissions an architect to design a temporary structure on its front lawn of the Kensington Gardens. This year in 2014, Chilean architect Smiljan Radić has been chosen to create a temporary installation at the gallery’s grounds for one summer, following in the footsteps of internationally renowned architects such as Frank … Continue reading

WHAT IF // 22nd April 2014

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“Archist” is yet another series of architecturally inspired illustrations from Barcelona-based architect and illustrator Federico Babina. It depicts the relation between art and architecture through 27 architectural shapes of different widely renowned artists, including Warhol, Dali, Lichtenstein, and Picasso. With his illustrations Babina imagines what building these artists would have constructed and shaped, using each … Continue reading

AUTARKY // 3rd March 2014

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This spectacular house is Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects in the Netherlands. One of the main principles of Villa Kogelhof was to translate luxury into the happiness of independence. The goal for the villa was to be self-sufficient; to generate its own energy, to heat its own water and to recycle the garbage. … Continue reading

SWISS CREATIVITY // 17th February 2014

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In the French part of Switzerland, in the canton of Vaud, the institute of Health (HESAV) was the object of an important human and architectural performance realized by NOTsoNOISY Guillaume Reymond and Trivial Mass production agency. The building constituted of 11 floors, has been animated as a rudimentary screen whose pixels are, in fact, all … Continue reading

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