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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
here, peruvian based studio ghezzi novak's 'main entrance and terrace in lima' project is about being in a space -- a terrace underneath a totora canopy.The post ghezzi novak’s latest work in peru shifts into a concrete volume filled with plants appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture office Wernerfield has created a rectangular pool house with glazed walls and a green roof for a hilly estate in northern Texas. Read more
Most of what we know about the deep history of life on Earth comes from fossils, and according to that record, plants migrated from the sea onto land about 420 million years ago. But the story told by those dusty old rocks is patchy at best. New research led by the University of Bristol has wound back the evolutionary clock to determine that plants likely invaded dry land much earlier, about
A cluster of cement- and stone-covered volumes conceal a garden of bushy grass, palm trees and colourful plants that architect David Guerra has created at the centre of this house in southeast Brazil. Read more
MIT has taken the first steps towards turning plants into functional lighting by embedding the firefly enzyme in the leaves of a watercress plant. Read more


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