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the building was previously the studio of fashion photographer john cowan in the 1960s, before richard rogers’ architectural practice occupied the building in the 1980s.The post selgascano fills ‘second home holland park’ with natural light, bright colors, and plants appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
ground floors protected by fences have been turned into lush vertical gardens.The post anonyme studio fully covers a parisian building façade with plants appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This extension to a house in Taiyuan City, Taiwan, contains independent living spaces for two brothers, which are connected by a glazed corridor that traverses a narrow plant-lined courtyard. Read more
If you're trying to produce crops that require less water, then you need to know how much water those plants are using. Scientists at Iowa State University have taken an interesting new approach to finding out, by producing graphene-based moisture sensors – they take the form of strips of tape that are applied to the leaves...Continue Reading Graphene "tattoos" measure plants' thirstCategory:
A rooftop beehive was DH Liberty's starting point for the overhaul of this boutique hotel in Chelsea, which is finished in rich green and gold accents. Read more
Spanish practice SelgasCano has extended the roof of the Second Home offices in east London, creating five studios with winding desks, and a terrace with a serpentine border of aquatic planting. Read more
influenced by japanese gardens and buddhist retreats, the design ensures solitude and privacy.The post austin maynard transforms ‘kiah house’ into a serene home-office covered by plants appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
by embedding them with luciferase, the enzyme that gives fireflies their glow, the plants could be one day bright enough to illuminate a workspace.The post MIT’s plants that glow like fireflies could replace electrical lighting appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The humble house plant could soon start earning its keep by lighting up a room, if new research from MIT pans out. Engineers have hacked watercress plants to make them glow for a few hours at a time, and while it's currently only about as bright as those old stars you might have stuck to your ceiling as a kid, the long-term plan is to develop plants that you could read by to reduce the need f
An old house in a narrow alleyway in Ho Chi Minh City has been given a modernist makeover by local architecture studio Kientruc O, which transformed it to include a restaurant with a lush garden wrapped by gridded glazing. 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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