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Bamboo and carbon fibre can be used together to build earthquake-proof architecture, says Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, whose Bamboo Ring is installed at the V&A for London Design Festival. Read more
the video takes viewers on a serene journey from the entrance of the pavilion to the intimate interior spaces.  The post 9sekunden’s short film explores tadao ando’s first building outside of japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Designer Melanie Abrantes has used cork and wood leftover from her old projects to create sculptural vases, canisters and baskets influenced by the colours, forms and textures of California's coast. Read more
A Special Report of Climate Change and Land by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just been released. It shows that land is under increasing pressure from humans and climate change, and calls for better land management around the world, and a change in diet... Continue Reading IPCC looks to the land in fight against climate change Category: Environment Tags: c
EasySign, is a cool iPad/iPhone app that lets you sign documents using your mobile phone/touch device.The app saves you a lot of time and money by solving the problem of dealing with hassles and frustrations of printing, scanning or faxing while signing documents.Users download the App from the AppStore for free and import a document from an e-mail attachment, Dropbox or other cloud based file st
Many animals commonly adjust to changes in climate by shifting behaviors such as hibernation, reproduction and migration in order to optimize the continuation of the species. Unfortunately, a recent meta analysis of over 10,000 studies suggests these adaptations simply aren't happening quickly enough... Continue Reading Rate of climate change is outpacing animals' ability to adapt says
by 3D printing conductive filament directly onto the textile, the lights are turned on by contracting and stretching the structure. The post conductive origami by yael ykirav explores 3D printing onto textiles to turn on light appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the project seeks to bring man and nature together by examining the relationship between them. The post SEAmpathy by daniel elkayam explores using algae to create vegan materials appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Landscape photographer Simon Baxter is on a photography trip in Wales. In the video below, we join him in a woodland where he had hopes that promising conditions would result in fog. A look at Baxter's Instagram feed reveals that he frequently, although certainly not always, shoots in misty and foggy conditions. The misty and foggy conditions Baxter had hoped for in Wales didn't materia
Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker collaborated with scientist Stefano Mancuso to create this installation at the Fondation Cartier that shows the real-time impact of climate change on nature in Paris. Read more 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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