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Italian architect and designer Angelo Mangiarotti is currently the focus of a major retrospective at the Triennale di Milano museum. Here the exhibition's curator Fulvio Irace picks seven key works from the show. Read more
tono mirai architects prioritizes local, natural materials and traditional techniques including timber and rammed earth. The post tono mirai architects works with round forms and rammed-earth in rural japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the exhibition also hosts works from anish kapoor, sarah lucas, adrián villar rojas, pawel althamer, lynette yiadom-boakye, and many more. The post palazzo strozzi exhibits 70+ works by maurizio cattelan, cindy sherman, damien hirst & more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the parisian gallery honors the late designer and architect, showcasing his iconic works in 'caro alessandro.' The post galerie kreo exhibits the colorful + eclectic works of mendini with ‘caro alessandro’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Exposed blockwork and corrugated steel were used to bring a brutalist feel to this extension of a Victorian terrace in Camberwell, south London, designed by local practice Pashenko Works. Read more
We all know that trees help clean the air in cities, but which trees do so best? According to new research conducted in Sweden, a mixture of deciduous and coniferous trees will give you the most bang for your buck.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: University of Gothenburg, Tree, Air purifying, Pollution
Focus stacking, combining images shot at different focus distances to create a composite image with greater depth of field, isn't new. For years, photographers have used specialized software, like Helicon Focus and Zerene Stacker. However, this approach has required photographers to adjust focus and capture consecutive shots manually. Recently, cameras have begun incorporating focus bracketin
due to a budget blowout, construction has paused on the indigenous center by DS+R and woods bagot. The post works halted on australia’s ‘tarrkarri’ first nations center by diller scofidio + renfro appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A clinical trial is underway testing a new kind of eczema treatment, developed to silence certain genes that play a role in skin inflammation. The results of a preclinical study were recently published demonstrating the experimental topical treatment reduced symptoms of dermatitis in mice.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Skin, Inflammatory, Genetics, Vanderbilt University
One ant is not very smart, but put a bunch of them together and they can achieve some remarkable things. Inspired by this emergent cooperative behavior, Harvard researchers have built robots that can work together to escape from a “prison,” without needing a specific plan.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: ANT+, Ants, Robot, Robots, Insect, Harvard 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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