FLOATING // 5th October 2015


  This house located in Queensland, Australia, was constructed so as to float among the trees and is made mostly out of concrete. ‘The Edge floating villa” with its unique shape offers open spaces and a wraparound swimming pool. It is safe to say that the incredible house is “edgy”, in both senses. The villa … Continue reading

AT NIGHTFALL // 7th September 2015


Presented at Istanbul’s 2nd Design Biennial, the work of Clio Capeille proposes an alternative use of the nighttime hours and a new kind of landscape designed for night use. “Nighttime Depends On Us” is an architectural project exploring the nighttime which “has become an endangered species” according the designer. Clio Capeille proposes a series of … Continue reading

SAND DUNES // 24th August 2015

Bee'ah 1

Super famed architect Zaha Hadid was commissionned by Bee’ah, an environmental management company based in Sharjah UAE to build their headquarters. The architectural team designed a 7000 square meters floor area and 18 meters height resembles “a series of intersecting dunes” orientated to follow the direction of the prevailing Shamal winds. Fully powered by renewable … Continue reading

DESOLATION SCENE // 3rd August 2015

buran ruins

Russian photographer Ralph Mirebs recently visited an abandoned hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. He brought back great pictures of a rather sad scenery: in the hangar are lying two unused burans which are the prototype space shuttles of the Russian space program that lasted from 1974 to 1993. It was later shut down due to … Continue reading

THE PLAY OF BRILLIANTS // 27th April 2015


“Light In Water” by DGT. Photo by Fubiz. In this International Year of Light supported by UNESCO, the new Éléphant Paname Gallery’s exhibition (Paris, France) explores one of the key concepts of lighting design, “The Play of Brilliants” imagined by Richard Kelly, the pioneering architectural lighting specialist. This exhibition at the Parisian center of art … Continue reading

PAC-MAN BARCADE // 19th January 2015


End of January near Chicago (Illinois, USA) Namco Entertainment Inc will open Level 257, the new restaurant and entertainment experience totally dedicated to the generational icon Pac-Man. Named after the famous kill screen level in the arcade game, Level 257 is much more than a restaurant. Indeed, the project is designed to create “a seriously … Continue reading

HIDDING IN THE MOUNTAINS // 22nd December 2014

Antoine-by-Bureau A

Paying tribute to the Swiss Alps and Swiss tradition, Antoine is a project led by Swiss studio Bureau A and commissioned by the Verbier’s 3d Foundation. “Antoine” is a wooden cabin hidden inside an artificial rock which was later transported to the mountains. The project was named after one of Switzerland greatest writers Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz … Continue reading

UNDERWORLD // 1st December 2014


Space is not the only place in the Universe that has been explored nor considered for Humanity’s future. The Oceans also offer a place to live as shown by a new concept developed by Shimizu a Japanese construction company in partnership with Tokyo University and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (Jamstec). This … Continue reading

BODY AND MIND // 3rd November 2014

Tape Paris 2

It took twelve people ten days to transform the great entrance hall of Paris’ Palais de Tokyo into 50 meters long maze of accessible translucent passageways reaching a total height of 6 meters. Showing until January 2015, the group exhibition “Inside” allows you to walk through this tape installation as a metaphor for an inside … Continue reading

EMOTICONS // 20th October 2014


Acclaimed architect Sam Jacob recently used widely used emoji on the digital world to describe landscapes from the real world. “What if by using pictures to augment the ways we describe places and landscapes we are also making places and landscapes? Perhaps the emoji characters will become building blocks of new kinds of landscape that … Continue reading


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