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London architecture studio Daab Design has turned a former art storage vault in Marylebone, London, into a two-bedroom apartment full of Georgian period features that were restored with the help of an archaeologist. Read more
original features have been preserved and complemented by newly-built elements and a muted color palette. The post hafner bau converts historic german farmhouse into minimalist house that blends old + new appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
a double-height, american oak-lined raked ceiling tops the home's main space. The post adam kane architects converts derelict cottage into minimalist home in australia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Czech Republic studio Petr Hájek Architekti has created a pet crematorium within an abandoned concrete bunker on a 1980s military site near Prague. Read more
Methanol has wide-ranging potential as a cleaner fuel for powering advanced automobiles or producing plastic materials or other chemicals, and recently we're seeing how the production side of things could prove a boon for the environment, too. Scientists at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) have now found a catalyst that allows the methane in natural gas to be converted into methanol in a
the innovative community project offers an efficient, appropriately experimental template for improving the city’s homelessness crisis. The post lehrer architects converts empty lot into tiny prefab village for the homeless in los angeles appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Tall windows and timber framing feature in this 1830s church building in New York, which has been converted into a cultural facility by Skolnick Architecture and Design Partnership. Read more
UK studio Sandy Rendel Architects has converted a Dutch barn at Morlands Farm in West Sussex, England, into a house clad in corrugated steel. Read more
Architecture studio Jonathan Tuckey Design has turned a mews house in Paddington, London, into an art gallery for its former residents topped by a large roof light. Read more
Engineers at Rice University have developed a new reactor that can convert carbon monoxide (CO) into acetic acid. Using tiny copper cubes as a catalyst, the device is relatively simple and can operate for long periods at a time, allowing the unwanted waste gas to be turned into an industrially useful product.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Chemistry, Carbon, Carbon Monoxide, Reactors, Rice 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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