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ser_arquitetos strategically places glazed strips and skylights for indirect lighting, attending to the intense local sunlight. The post wood, stone and concrete craft ser_arquitetos’ sunlit cerrado house in brazil appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the collective studio co. crafts interconnected wooden cylindrical and rectangular shapes and elegant curves fostering a continuous flow. The post nest house’s curved concrete forms shape a playful geometric composition in thailand appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In this week's comments update, readers are discussing an aluminium-disc-topped pavilion in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando. Read more
Canadian architecture studio Provencher Roy has created Darwin Bridges, a curved bridge on Nuns' Island outside of Montreal constructed with concrete that utilises recycled glass in its mixture. Read more
Concrete may seem strong and permanent, but it can be surprisingly vulnerable to the elements. Now researchers at Drexel University have demonstrated a type of self-healing concrete embedded with “BioFibers” that use bacteria to patch up cracks as they form.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Concrete, Bacteria, Self-healing, Polymer, Drexel University, Building and Construction, Co
The latest edition of our Dezeen Debate newsletter features the reveal of Tadao Ando's plans for a concrete arts centre in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Read more
Production of the cement used in concrete is a major cause of CO2 emissions worldwide, so Provencher Roy architects used a greener alternative for a pair of bridges in Canada. The bridges were built from concrete that incorporated locally sourced recycled glass, reducing its greenhouse gas footprint significantly.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Br
CLT wooden roofs extend atop the vertical concrete elements creating a staggered appearance. The post layers of wooden, concrete and mirrored surfaces combine to compose hair salon in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the dwelling draws on the metaphor of a ship to craft an exposed reinforced concrete structure for efficient heat storage. slit-shaped openings allow evolving, fluid wind circulation throughout the seasons, minimizing energy consumption year-round. The post an exposed concrete structure and slit-shaped openings mark this kyoto dwelling appeared first on designboom | architecture & design maga
Canadian designer and lighting brand Bocci founder Omer Arbel has created a home in British Columbia with expressive pillars made from concrete poured into fabric. 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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