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the roof takes shape as an entirely open area, where the inside of the extended curved volume nestles the pool. The post brick plinth contrasts with concrete curved mass in horma estudio’s casa AA in spain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Swiss architects Daniela Kröss and Rainer Köberl have completed a red building "like a small castle" to celebrate the history of wild ibex in the alpine region of Pitztal, Austria. Read more
studio saxe pushes its casa bell-lloc into the ground, creating the illusion of a one-story house and only revealing its true size inside. The post dubbed ‘casa bell-lloc,’ studio saxe’s concrete dwelling is embedded into costa rican slope appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
strategically placed openings allow the occupants to have a direct visual connection from one room to another, as well as with the natural surroundings. The post MFRMGR inserts cutout terraces to cuboid concrete house settling within polish village appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A six-year competition to capture CO2 emissions from operational power plants and convert them into useful products has drawn to a close, and produced dual winners with technologies that promise to reduce the environmental footprint of concrete. The US$20-million Carbon Xprize has awarded cash prizes to two teams from North America, which were able to demonstrate how their approaches can remove m
Chinese architecture studio MAD has completed the Cloudscape of Haikou, a sinuous library and waystation that is cast in seamless white concrete on the coast of the Chinese island of Hainan. Read more
'podere la chiesa' winery is wrapped in reinforced concrete pigmented with brown tones that recall the colors of earth and must The post and-studio punctures irregular holes into the concrete façade of this tuscan winery appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Given its status as the most widely-used manufactured material on Earth, reducing the huge environmental footprint of concrete would have significant consequences for the health of the planet. Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have put forward a new formula for stronger concrete that not only cuts a large amount of damaging materials from the equation, but makes use of upc
Concrete is pretty useful, which is why it’s the most widely used construction material in the world. But it could be argued that it doesn’t really do anything. Now, engineers have made concrete that can conduct electricity and produce heat, by mixing in nanocarbon black.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Concrete, Electrical, Electricity, Heating, MIT, CNRS, Carbon
the house's exterior is wrapped in galvanised steel sheets. The post reflective curtains divide tokyo home’s raw concrete interior by endo architect and associates 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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