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the perforated bubbles enclose two lecture halls in sweden's latest research facility. The post translucent structures made of compressed concrete and bubble wrap emit colorful glow appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the scheme is located at the intersection of two major roads on a triangle-shaped plot, which has defined the building's footprint and volume. The post álvaro siza and carlos castanheira wrap china design museum with red sandstone façades appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Local studio Peripheriques Marin+Trottin Architectes has completed an apartment complex on L'Ile-Saint-Denis in Paris, which features wavy balconies enclosed by a ribbon of perforated metal. Read more
Cellulose and chitin are the world's first- and second-most common biopolymers, found in plants and crustacean shells (among other places) respectively. Georgia Tech scientists have now devised a method of combining the two, to produce plastic-like compostable food wrap... Continue Reading Wood waste and crab shells may find use in compostable food wrap Category: Environment Tags:
Architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa has reconstructed a high school in Los Angeles after it was destroyed by a fire, choosing a bright yellow finish for its aluminium facades. Read more
According to its "best before" label, that steak you bought hasn't expired yet … but is it really safe to eat? Well, thanks to research being conducted at Canada's McMaster University, the food packaging itself may soon definitively let you know the answer...Continue Reading Sentinel Wrap uses DNA to show if food is spoiledCategory: ScienceTags: Bacteria DNA Food
Danish architect Dorte Mandrup has planned a building on top of a second-world-war naval bunker, in a UNESCO World Heritage area on the German coast. Read more
Samsung's Creative Lab is heading to Las Vegas next week to show off a wireless speaker solution designed to offer the private listening benefits of earphones without the long-haul discomfort of having tiny speakers plugged in your ears. The S-Ray speakers work by beaming sound directly to music lovers in a way that won't disturb others around them...Continue Reading Samsung aims to wrap musi
artist evgeny ches has honed a craft that lies outside of the traditional graffiti genre. The post artist paints oversized animals on plastic wrap in the middle of the forest appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
American architectural firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz took cues from the colours and textures of the Sonoran Desert while designing this giant residential facility in Phoenix, for engineering students at Arizona State University. 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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