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A slide that doubles as a bookshelf in a South Korean house and a swooping mirrored tunnel that descends the four levels of a New York apartment feature in our latest lookbook of homes with interior slides. Read more
Funnel-shaped concrete skylights illuminate a plant-filled courtyard at the centre of this home in Bangalore, India, which has been designed by local studio A Threshold to "blur boundaries between the inside and outside". Read more
The studio behind those stunning skyscrapers in Saudi Arabia, 10 Design, has designed a huge new mixed-use shopping mall in China. The building will allow visitors to hit the slopes once they're done sampling the sales, using what the firm calls the world's largest indoor ski center.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, China, Skiing, World's Large
'the interwoven indoor garden allows the house to feel smaller during extreme seasons and more opened up in pleasant weather,' shares the architect. The post hiroshi kinoshita weaves all-season comfort into snug ‘house with indoor garden’ in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
With winter nipping at the heels of folks in the Northern Hemisphere, cyclists may be thinking about moving their daily rides indoors. Garmin has just announced its most accurate and powerful direct-drive trainer to help keep you in trim.Continue ReadingCategory: Around The Home, LifestyleTags: Garmin, Training, Cycling, Exercise Bikes, Fitness
Folks looking to harvest a steady supply of fresh greens from their kitchen may have limited success with pots at the window. SproutHub automates growing on the countertop, with the promise of an easy weekly harvest.Continue ReadingCategory: Around The Home, LifestyleTags: Indiegogo, Farming, Garden, Plants, Food
Nothing can rescue a bland meal quite like fresh herbs, but not everyone has access to outdoor space to grow their own. That's where indoor smart gardens come in, and the latest from Plantone allows growers to use regular soil and seeds.Continue ReadingCategory: Around The Home, LifestyleTags: Kickstarter, Garden, Farming, Plants
Most people already know that house plants such as pothos help neutralize indoor air pollutants. In the near future, however, a special coating applied to lampshades could serve much the same purpose.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: American Chemical Society, Volatile Organic Compounds, Lamp, Air Purification Systems, Yonsei University
As Season 9 of the ABB Formula E World Championships comes to a close in London, a modified Gen3 electric race car has smashed a two-year-old indoor speed record set by Porsche with a top speed of 218.71 km/h.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: formula e, Guinness, World Records, Racing, Electric Vehicle Racing
Researchers have demonstrated how effective plants are at ridding the air in your home, school, or workplace of toxic, carcinogenic pollutants, providing a sustainable, low-cost way of ensuring that the air you breathe is cleaner.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Plants, Air quality, Pollution, Gasoline, University of Technology Sydney 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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