There’s so much we owe the Greeks for. Probably one of the most impactful civilizations of the world, Ancient Greece is responsible for giving us democracy, trial by jury, geometry, philosophy, history (the first documented historian was a Greek), theater, and even the Olympics. The modern world would be a very different place had it not been for the Greeks
Looks like a buggy with the insides of a motorcycle, the AKO is an electric inverse leaning trike designed to make riding thrilling again. Designed to seat two people, the AKO’s stylings aren’t like most two-person vehicles. With two wheels on the front and one on the back, and with a body that its designers describe as almost UFO-like, AKO’s a head turner
Neko Cup! Adorable sleeping cat mold that is perfect for making sleepy sand kittens all over the beach… and the mold doubles as a sculpture when not in use as well
The president of Tanzania reported that since his election, the population of endangered rhinos has increased by 1000 percent. Following years of out-of-control poaching, President John Magufuli fulfilled his promise to crack down on wildlife trafficking and went so far as to use his own government security task force to arrest poachers. The president’s office stated that in 2015, there were only 15 surviving rhinos left in the country
mayor sadiq khan believes that ‘the design is of insufficient quality for such a prominent location’.
Plans for The Tulip , a 305.3-metre-high viewing tower designed by Foster + Partners , have been rejected by London ‘s mayor Sadiq Khan . Read more
c crates, pallet racks and boxes form display cases in this exhibition at R & Company gallery in New York City , which was created by local interior design firm Pembrooke & Ives. Read more
Unchecked development in the rapidly growing Mexican beach town of Tulum is threatening to destroy the region’s environment. In hopes of inspiring more sustainable growth, local architectural firm CO-LAB Design Office created Luum Temple, an eco-friendly bamboo structure for a new conservation-minded residential development called Luum Zama
each 2.7-meter-tall column is produced at full height in 2.5 hours with the process developed at ETH zurich. The post robots 3D-print nine different concrete columns without any formwork appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
Twitter has launched its first major website redesign in seven years – a subtly streamlined experience that is more in line with the company’s app . Read more