A pink pigmented concrete building designed by David Chipperfield’s studio for a cemetery in the Japanese town of Inagawa has been captured in photographs by Edmund Sumner .
conceptually and physically, the piece follows kuma’s infatuation with different types of weaving. The post kengo kuma builds namako, a gigantic sea cucumber installation for design canberra festival appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine
Popcorn Driven Robotic Actuators! By Steven Ceron and team at Cornell University. (Want more? See NOTCOT.org and NOTCOT.com )
the ARK studio ark-shelter is designed to appear unobtrusive within its surroundings while working off-grid with solar panels, batteries and a rain water collector.
Towing a fine line between consumer electronics and ornamentation, the DP-2 is exactly what I want trend-setting technology to look like. Designed quite unlike any wireless earphone you’ve seen or you’ll ever see, the DP-2 by Dotcom Creation comes in obsidian black, in an open loop
With a side profile that looks less like any automobile you may have seen before and more like a Stormtrooper helmet, Alexander Suvorov’s ELLADA Cyberdrive is an uber-futuristic vehicle from 2030 that packs features in a unique aesthetic. You’d expect a vehicle from 2030 to look starkly different from the ELLADA, which sticks to realism more than being imaginative and over-the-top… but that may just be the ELLADA’s strong point. Compact and rugged on the outside, the ELLADA was made to complement the harsh urban environment of 2030 where cities expand to the extent where commutes grow longer and tougher as people live further away from their workplaces
this project belongs to the ‘drapoghraphy’ research with which àut studio has also published the ‘the drape’ project. The post àut studio proposes a draping-like high rise building in new york city appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
Israeli architecture firm Geotectura recently completed a striking modern home that can produce more energy than it needs. Located in Tel Aviv , the energy-plus home — called the Eco360 — combines traditional passive design principles with improved energy-efficient systems such as solar photovoltaic panels and a gray water system.
From the people who brought us the Levoons , aka the leveling spoons, and even the Nutella Spatula, comes the Levoop. A portmanteau of the words level and scoop, the Levoop is exactly that. Designed to be a large scooping spoon, the Levoop is much larger than the Levoons, and allows for precise measurements using scoops as a unit, as opposed to spoonfuls.
An aging chalet in Canada that was facing demolition has been completely turned around thanks to a stunning renovation led by Montreal-based design studio Alain Carle Architecte .