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PLP Architecture has unveiled its design for a new butterfly inspired residential tower that's currently under construction in Singapore. Named Park Nova, it will rise to a height of 100 m (328 ft) and will be defined by undulating balconies that are overflowing with greenery.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Skyscrapers, sustainable design, Singapo
Foster + Partners has designed an appropriately coloured office block for the Russian Copper Company in the city of Yekaterinburg, which is the studio's first project in Russia. Read more
the design is shaped by local climate conditions, the need for bushfire resistance, and the desire to frame coastal views.  The post views and vegetation take center stage in tobias partners’ australian garden house appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Siege engines and market halls informed the design of the Auckland Tower, a larch entrance building and viewpoint that Niall McLaughlin Architects has created for a castle in England. Read more
Defined by an eye-catching exterior consisting of 500 individual "rods" that will be illuminated as they sway with the prevailing wind, the aptly named Breeze of Innovation is a new tower envisioned for Silicon Valley. Assuming all goes ahead as planned, it will rise to a maximum height of 200 ft (60 m) in the Arena Green at Guadalupe Park and Gardens in San José, California.Continue ReadingCateg
built in 1971 and designed by yoshikatsu tsuboi, the ashizuri underwater observation tower is the perfect example of japan’s idea of the future in the 70s. The post built in the 70s, japan’s ashizuri tower features an underwater chamber for fish observation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
While some people like the idea of kayaking, they may be put off by how cumbersome the boats are to transport, and how tippy they can be. The Super Kayak – currently on Kickstarter – is made to address both concerns.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: Kickstarter, Kayaking, Inflatable, Modular, Watercraft
American architecture studio BarlisWedlick built this outdoor sauna topped by treehouse-style viewing platforms for a cabin in New York's Hudson Valley. Read more
Breeze of Innovation is a viewpoint for San José, California, designed by SMAR Architecture Studio featuring rods that will sway in the wind and generate the power to light themselves. Read more
ethereal and luminous, SMAR architecture's silicon valley tower stands as the winning entry for san josé's 'urban confluence' competition. The post ‘breeze of innovation’ tower will mark a silicon valley icon that is powered by the wind 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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