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their impermanent nature will see them change with the seasons, turning from green, to yellow and brown, before they eventually disappear within the landscape. The post strijdom van der merwe plants two earth symbols with canola and wheat in south africa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Brazilian firm Solo Arquitetos has designed its own office, where plywood shelves divide the space, and accents of yellow and green enliven the simple studio. Read more
the architects were commissioned to develop a headquarters for local company EBIL and set an energy-efficient building. The post CORE architecture plants a tropical garden on a concrete hillock in this energy-efficient office building, india appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Nitrogen is a vital nutrient for plants, and although there's plenty of it drifting around in the air, they can only pull it out of the ground – hence the need for artificial fertilizer. But now, researchers at Washington University in St Louis have engineered bacteria that can efficiently suck nitrogen out of the air, and the long-term goal is to develop crops that can do the same... Cont
the structure itself has been conceptualized as a 'paper lantern', which surrounds visitors with glowing stone panels. The post bamboo plants pierce apple store atrium in macau by foster + partners appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The indigenous grassland of southeast Victoria is recreated inside Australia's Venice Architecture Biennale pavilion. Read more
the show is designed to disrupt the viewing conditions through which architecture is usually understood. The post baracco+wright and linda tegg sets ten thousand plants in australian pavilion appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Last weekend, Russia's floating nuclear power plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed out to sea for the first time, beginning its voyage from St Petersburg to Murmansk, where it will be eventually loaded up with nuclear fuel and started up sometime in 2019... Continue Reading Russia's Akademik Lomonosov joins the fleet of floating nuclear power plants on our oceans Category: Energy Tag
the monumental site-specific installation devised by german artist carsten höller and plant neurobiologist stefano mancuso has opened its doors, and we take a first look inside the venue. The post carsten höller studies ‘how plants feel’ after riding down a slide in a florentine palazzo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A statement issued by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue last week has clarified that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) currently does not, and has no plans to, regulate gene edited plants or crops. As opposed to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that involve adding genes from other organisms such as bacteria, the USDA considers gene-edited plants as being similar to p


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