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Danish toymaker Lego has abandoned its pilot programme to make recycled plastic bricks from discarded bottles after projections suggested that, adopted at scale, the material would ultimately have a higher carbon footprint. Read more
signed by mareines arquitetura in the dominican republic, the one-story residence combines wood, steel, copper, and concrete to create a dynamic palette The post hurricane-proof casa punta cana’s organic body reaches for the caribbean landscape appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
alongside the pavilion, exhibition 'pedrali60, we design a better future,' curated by luca molinari studio chronicles six decades of the company's rich history.  The post pedrali celebrates 60 years with a dedicated architecture by AMDL CIRCLE + michele de lucchi appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
with these three projects, MAST demonstrates the diverse potential of floating architecture as an alternative to land reclamation. The post MAST shows three examples of floating architecture with sauna, villa & climbing wall appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Dezeen School Shows: a sustainable housing scheme designed to accommodate unconventional family structures is included in Dezeen's latest school show by students at Washington University in St Louis. Read more
the main foyer reveals a sanctuary-like dome with 60 hollow columns enlivened by natural light pouring from above. The post inspired by cathedrals, the harbin creative design center in china invites peace & rhythmicity appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Local architecture studio Dellekamp Schleich has created an office building in Mexico City that it says is the country's largest and tallest mass-timber structure to "set an example for innovative construction methods". Read more
the rear continuous track of the custom bike is attached to the bicycle chain which helps propel it forward and set the front one in motion. The post wheels are out after custom bike with continuous tracks proves to function without them appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Geodesic domes containing projections of AI-rendered images depicting  "ideal eco futures" feature at the Earth Edition design festival held in California. Read more
a spiral installation of algae-based concrete models a collaborative approach to reduce CO2 in the building industry. The post SOM demonstrates algae-based ‘bio-block spiral’ at chicago architecture biennial 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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