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the distinctive wooden framework is based on tree branches and snow crystals. The post snow peak landstation by kengo kuma & associates reflects hakuba’s mountain peaks appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Chinese architecture studios Wiki World and Advanced Architecture Lab have designed an array of 18 timber cabins clad in mirrors for a hotel in Yichang, Hubei province. Read more
the project involves the restoration of two old stone houses, turning them into an idyllic place for guests to relax. The post nanchawan·shiwu tribe homestay nestles into a small mountain village in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
There are now a number of kits that allow users to temporarily convert their regular bike into an ebike. While most of those involve swapping in a powered wheel or wheel-roller, Elevate is different – it's installed over the rear disc brake.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Electric Bicycle, Mountain Bikes, Cycling
inspired by the misty mount luofu, the exhibition center embraces a circular geometry and a light, silvery materiality.  The post wutopia lab completes the ‘aluminum mountain’ in guangdong, china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Chances are that if you think of someone who uses a walker, you picture them sedately making their way down a smooth sidewalk. Well, Rob's Walkers are for those other walker-users, who like getting into the woods and going off-road.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdoors, LifestyleTags: Kickstarter, Mobility Aid, Walk, Off-road, Seniors
With their big ugly welds, aluminum-framed mountain bikes generally aren't quite as pretty as their carbon fiber or titanium counterparts. That said, the German-made Frace F160 is a huge exception, as its frame is milled from a solid block of aluminum.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Mountain Bikes, Aluminum, CNC
If you're a mountain biker who wants to go fast yet maintain control, then you shouldn't overuse your brakes. That's where the BrakeAce comes in, as it's a power meter that's designed to monitor your brake usage throughout each ride.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: Mountain Bikes, Cycling, Braking
minimal, twelve-square modules are expressed with a contemporary twist on traditional cabin architecture. The post gnocchi+danesi architects’ modular mountain refuge can be located anywhere appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
architectural photographer aurélien aumond shares images of a new gymnasium built for the town of guillestre in les hautes alpes. The post larch cladding folds over a gymnasium in france to echo the mountain topography 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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