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February 27 2014

17:50

February 26 2014

10:02

February 21 2014

12:32

February 20 2014

08:05

February 13 2014

09:30

A bridge that’s a carpark that’s also a park

A bridge that’s a carpark that’s also a park

A carpark that’s also a park that’s also the bridge that’s also the carpark and park. Confused? You definitely are because architecture-ception just happened. With an upsurge in tourism arrivals in Moena, Italy, architect Angelo Salomone of AS-DOES had the problem of building a park, a carpark, and a bridge, all the while trying to not destroy Mother Nature too much.

The solution was to build the three structures on top of each other, so that they would have minimal impact on the lush mountainside environment around it. Visitors can use the bridge to get across or park their cars and go out to the park on top of it to enjoy the bike paths and the beautiful view. It’s a great example of how good design can save the world, taking into account all stakeholders: the visitors, the entrepreneurs, and the environment.

You can read more about the project specs here.

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February 10 2014

18:50

Balloon Rooms

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The simplest inventions can make life so much more interesting. What do you think when you hear the word “balloon”? I am sure we all remember back to a time in our childhood when we were inhaling the helium from balloons to make our voices squeaky. And we can not forget all of those new balloon animal pets that we got at the local fair, the circus, or at birthday parties for those who had parents cool enough to get a clown to show up.

But, how many of us could ever imagine using a balloon to fill up an entire room, transforming the look of it? I know I have seen some huge balloons in the past, but this really takes the grand prize. Penique Productions, an artist collective from Barcelona, Spain that was founded in the year 2007, using gigantic plastic balloons to completely change the look of any room.

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February 07 2014

19:14

Jonathan Calugi Update

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Italian designer and illustrator Jonathan Calugi recently updated his portfolio with a series of new projects. It’s well worth a visit if you’re a fan of his signature black and white line work.

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Jonathan Calugi via #grainedit

 

Jonathan Calugi via #grainedit

 

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10:20

Trivial Expose by Alberto Seveso

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Trivial Expose is a new project from talented digital artist Alberto Seveso where he merges female beauty with random colourful patterns maid with paint and other magic.  Keep on reading
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February 04 2014

10:24

February 02 2014

13:44

Toasty Mug: The Hand Warmer Mug





This hand warmer mug was designed to make tea and coffee drinking even more satisfying. Featuring an enveloping and ergonomic handle, the “Toastymug” fits perfectly in the hands. Thanks to its special shape, it keeps the liquid and your hands warm. Perfect for those cold winters. “Toastymug” is handmade by craftsmen in the Ceramic District of Montelupo, a little town near Florence (Italy). Available in two vibrant colors: grey and green.

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January 27 2014

16:22

Top of the World’s Weirdest Tower

Focus sur le recensement des tours les plus étranges et loufoques du monde, sorties de l’imaginaire des architectes. Entre le Klimwand Climbing Tower, les tours San Gimignano ou encore l’Hôtel Ryugyong en Corée du Nord, voici une sélection en images à découvrir dans la suite de l’article.

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Klimwand Climbing Tower, Wunderland Kalkar, Allemagne.

Un château d’eau en maïs, Rochester, Minnesota.

L’Hôtel Ryugyong, Pyongyang, Corée du Nord.

Puffer Fish Tower, Chine.

La maison de Nikolai Sutyagin, Arkhangelsk, Russie.

Les tours Pigeon, Libye, Iran et Egypte.

La tour de Zizkov Télévision, Prague.

La tour Genex, Belgrade, Serbie.

La tour de Pise, Italie.

Les tours San Gimignano, Italie.

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January 25 2014

16:48

January 23 2014

22:00

Cities From The Sky

Voici de nombreuses vues impressionnantes prises depuis le ciel sur des lieux et des pays aux 4 coins du monde. New York, les pyramides d’Egypte et l’Arc de Triomphe à Paris sont assez reconnaissables mais il y a également des vues plus surprenantes comme ce cliché au milieu de l’Océan Indien. A découvrir dans la suite.


New York, Etats-Unis.

Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis.

Shanghai, Chine.

Mexico, Mexique.

Barcelone, Espagne.

Amsterdam, Pays-Bas.

Venise, Italie.

Spoorbuurt, Nord des Pays-Bas.

Turin, Italie.

Maldives.

Moscou, Russie.

San Francisco, États-Unis.

Paris, France.

Seattle, Etats-Unis.

Chicago, États-Unis.

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January 22 2014

17:32

Most Beautiful Villages Around The World

Focus sur les plus beaux villages visibles à travers le monde, du Mali au Tibet en passant par l’Iran. Cette sélection de photographies a été faite par différents photographes aux quatre coins du monde où les couleurs et les architectures se font écho ou contrastent selon les niveaux de vie de chacun.

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Popeye Village à Malte, par Mosin.

Village au Niger, Mali, par Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Mountain Village en Iran, par Mohammadreza Momeni.

Village africain, par Michael Poliza.

Village au Tibet, par Coolbie Re.

Gàsadalur Village aux Iles Féroé, par Gareth Codd.

Fort Bourtange aux Pays-Bas, par Jan Koster.

Village dans le Sud-Ouest de l’Angleterre, par Bob Small.

Village caché dans le Sud de la Chine, par Christian Ortiz.

Hobbiton Village, lieu du tournage du Seigneur des Anneaux en Nouvelle-Zélande, par Weta Workshop.

Village de La Spezia en Italie, par James Brandon.

Hallstatt en Autriche, photographe inconnu.

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January 20 2014

05:29

January 07 2014

21:00

Cemetery complex by Andrea Dragoni contains public plazas and site-specific artworks

Italian architect Andrea Dragoni has extended a cemetery in an ancient Italian town by adding rows of monumental travertine walls with public plazas and artworks slotted in between (+ slideshow). (more...)

January 06 2014

10:02

Studio Galantini rebuilds wooden frame of small Italian chapel

Italian office Studio Galantini has upgraded the wooden structure of a 1970s chapel in north-west Italy so that it can be used for summer services, music recitals and theatrical performances. (more...)

January 04 2014

14:00

White Space orthodontic clinic with Corian walls by Bureauhub

Almost everything is pristinely white inside this dental clinic in Sicily by architecture studio Bureauhub, from the walls and floors to furniture, equipment and staff uniforms (photos by Roland Halbe + slideshow). (more...)

December 30 2013

08:56

December 19 2013

10:39
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