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Following its Pritzker Prize win, concrete connoisseur Grafton Architects isn’t creating another beautiful stone building as you might expect given its previous output. Instead, the Irish firm has designed a light-filled all-timber college research building that it hopes will highlight the versatility of wood.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Timber, sustainable design, Build
built in 1788, felix meritis boasts a rich history since the age of the enlightenment as a hotspot for culture and creativity. The post i29 renovates a historic building in amsterdam with a series of ‘colorful characters’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
perfect for lazy weekends and sleepovers, the waffle wow creates patented interlocking bricks that work just like LEGO. The post waffle wow, the building block waffle maker that lets you eat LEGO for breakfast appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture firm Walters & Cohen uses weathered steel and concrete for King's International College in Canterbury, Kent, to reference the site's industrial heritage. Read more
One of the truly revolutionary watches of the 20th century is making a comeback as Hamilton Watch issues an updated version of its iconic Pulsar – the world's first electronic digital wristwatch. Called the Hamilton PSR, the 50th-anniversary edition combines the then Space Age style of the original with an updated OLED/LCD hybrid display.Continue ReadingCategory: Wearables, TechnologyTags: Watche
These photographs by Brazilian architect Pedro Vannucchi capture an experimental apartment building Oscar Niemeyer completed in Berlin, Germany in the 1950s. Read more
Mini computers are capable, quiet, and often inexpensive ways to bring a full-size desktop computing experience to small spaces. Security-focused firm Purism has just announced the Librem Mini, a small but powerful PC for the home office or media server for digital entertainment.Continue ReadingCategory: Computers, TechnologyTags: Mini-PC, Security, Privacy, Linux
Morphosis offers an interesting take on an office building with its recently-unveiled Store Support Centre for sportswear brand Lululemon. Assuming it’s realized as planned, the Vancouver project will feature significant greenery and will be defined by its eye-catching energy-efficient facade.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Office, Canada
the pyramidal roofs are finished in seamed zinc sheets to contrast with the tones of the brickwork and respond appropriately to the surroundings. The post assymetric pyramids cap faulknerbrown’s new building in durhamn university in england appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the short film reveals a new space for learning and play, designed by CREA arquitectos in porto city center.  The post building pictures presents the renovation of a school surrounded by trees in porto 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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