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Meeting our growing energy demands without continuing to destroy the planet might be one of the biggest challenges of our time, and it calls for some pretty creative solutions. Swiss company Energy Vault has just launched an innovative new system that stores potential energy in a huge tower of concrete blocks, which can be "dropped" by a crane to harvest the kinetic energy... Continue Read
Our latest MINI Living video features a conceptual housing project, with houses made from shipping containers placed within repurposed multi-storey parking garages. Read more
Building blocks are one of those toys that just about every kid in every generation played with in one form or another – whether that's the classic wooden bricks, the satisfying Lego or the digital worlds of Minecraft. Now Antsy Labs has introduced its own spin on the toy with Pixl, a set of building blocks with tiny embedded magnets to keep them stacked in 3D models or lined up in pixelat
the tetris-like formation can be assembled within a few days, offering an economical solution in areas suffering from housing issues. The post MOS architects’ house no.12 is a babylonian temple built from foam blocks appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A volunteer at a rally for President Donald Trump reached out his arm last night to block a photojournalist’s camera as he tried to photograph a protester. Another photographer caught the move on camera, and today that photo-blocking volunteer has unintentionally become a viral news story.This curious case of the Streisand effect — in which an attempt to censor something makes it publ
Los Angeles-based art director Yusong Zhang has built himself a coffee table using over 10,000 Lego bricks, without screws or glue. Read more
mexican architects fernanda canales and claudia rodríguez have combined the units in the form of an 'exploded house'. The post nine individual blocks compose the black concrete bruma house in mexico appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A U.S. federal judge has sided with Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two by issuing a preliminary injunction to prevent a Georgia resident from selling cheat programs for GTA Online. ...
We have shared a couple of photographer Anton Gorlin's guides with you here at Imaging Resource. You may recall his excellent seascape photography and sunrise photography guides from earlier this year. Gorlin is back with a new guide after six months of work and it is "the definitive guide" for photography composition. The composition guide is separated into eleven sections and covers topic
meanwhile, at ground level, a series of existing warehouses will be restored and re-programmed to create a vibrant destination. The post BIG elevates residential blocks on stilts for planned miami development appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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