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the bench harnesses and converts wasted heat to improve outdoor comfort by cooling in the summer and heating in the winter. The post MIT-born ‘harness the heat’ presents thermally active urban urniture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Ofiito's Urban Racer ebike features a full carbon frame, integrated automatic lighting, and a rear hub motor that can be removed when you just wanna go human-powered. What's more, the whole shebang is claimed to weigh a mere 30.2 lb (13.7 kg).Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: ebikes, Carbon Fiber, Indiegogo, Cycling
Dezeen School Shows: a self-sufficient tower built on a beach in Barcelona is featured in Dezeen's latest school show by students at UIC Barcelona. Read more
nam house: a sanctuary in the city   H.BD Atelier’s Nam House sits amidst the vibrant chaos of Ba Don Town, Quảng Bình, Vietnam. The region is known for its dramatic landscapes, harsh climate, and fast-pace culture. The architects, keeping these elements in mind, have designed a unique home that offers a refuge from the […] The post H.BD atelier sculpts this ‘nam
A new simulation video from Herrenknecht AG shows off its Urban Vibro Trucks. The machines can deploy thumping devices from their mid-sections that send seismic waves beneath city landscapes to explore the terrain for geothermal development.Continue ReadingCategory: Energy, ScienceTags: Geothermal, Truck, Geology, Seismic
four spiralling steel structures unravel around visitors, prompting contemplation, encounters, and exchanges between strangers and friends. The post MARS studio’s isle of light installation weaves an urban island of shifting color in shenzhen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
An eye-catching new urban ebike named Diem has hit the road in Basque country and beyond, leveraging almost a century of high-end manufacturing know-how from renowned European premium bike maker Orbea.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: ebikes, Pedal-assisted, urban transport, City
timber blinds on the facade filter urban noise and modulate sunlight, establishing a rhythmic interplay between form and function. The post jc architects transforms retail space into five-story urban hotel in the heart of athens appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the triad of human activity, urbanized territory, and natural environment take center stage to spotlight the impact of our actions on the world. The post AI intertwines surreal urban and natural environments to shed light on human impact appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
supported by eight pillars, the structure elevates a concrete box, providing flexibility on the ground floor and privacy on the second level. The post IGArchitects’ minimalistic concrete box embraces harmonious living in urban japan 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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