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The facade of this Chinese art museum was inspired by the undulating curves of the Yellow River

The facade of this Chinese art museum was inspired by the undulating curves of the Yellow River

This art museum near Yinchuan, China mimics the flow and layers of sediment in the Yellow River. Located between the wetlands and the desert on the eastern outskirts of the city, the Museum of

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Lucy is a robotic sunlight reflector that brings light into every dark corner of your house

Lucy is a robotic sunlight reflector that brings light into every dark corner of your house

Every home has a corner that is so far from the sunlight, it practically feels like perpetual night. But this brilliant little device - dubbed Lucy - is about to bring the sun into every space in your

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Modular POD tents connect to create multi-room camping getaways for family and friends

Modular POD tents connect to create multi-room camping getaways for family and friends

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4t_fWoO8WuY POD Tents are rather spacious, with the Maxi design sleeping a maximum of eight people and the Mini up to four. Not only can connectors bring together

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Solar-powered Elevate Structure is wrapped in a living, breathing wall of green

Solar-powered Elevate Structure is wrapped in a living, breathing wall of green

Family-run Elevate Structure Inc. is bringing gorgeous new contender to the rapidly growing collection of eco-friendly homes and constructions that seem to be catching everyone’s eye. These buildings

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The WalkCar is a zippy electric vehicle that fits in a backpack

The WalkCar is a zippy electric vehicle that fits in a backpack

Anyone that has ever tried to park a car in a crowded city like San Francisco or New York City knows how much of a headache it can be with the packed streets and overpriced parking garages. Well a company

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Eduardo Catalano’s iconic 65-foot metal flower blooms again in Buenos Aires

Eduardo Catalano’s iconic 65-foot metal flower blooms again in Buenos Aires

Catalano's Floralis Generica stands at Plaza de las Naciones Unidas (United Nations Park), at one of Buenos Aires most affluent neibourghs, Recoleta. The 65 foot high flower emerges from an

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15-year-old invents zero-energy ‘Vaxxwagon’ to deliver live-saving vaccines quickly and efficiently

15-year-old invents zero-energy ‘Vaxxwagon’ to deliver live-saving vaccines quickly and efficiently

A remarkable amount of effort goes into transporting vaccines to people who desperately need them, in areas of the world where fancy hospitals, cars, and refrigeration are not common. Oftentimes, the

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Industrial modern Sawmill House is built from recycled concrete blocks

Industrial modern Sawmill House is built from recycled concrete blocks

Built on the site of a former gold mine-turned-sawmill, the Sawmill House references the site’s history with an earth-toned materials palette and rough sawn macrocarpa screens. The operable screens,

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How to make edible LEGO jello shot minifigs for your next summer soiree

How to make edible LEGO jello shot minifigs for your next summer soiree

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Gorgeous solar-powered and pedestrian-friendly housing development is coming to Turkey

Gorgeous solar-powered and pedestrian-friendly housing development is coming to Turkey

The Ahk Kundu development is strategically located 20 kilometers west from the city center at the edge of Antalya’s tourism zone, and within a stone’s throw from the Mediterranean Sea. The project

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Transformable Motus House changes with the weather

Transformable Motus House changes with the weather

This high-tech house transforms to adjust to different environmental conditions. By sliding in and out, specific parts of the house provide shading, additional insulation and protect the interior spaces

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Amazing ‘roller coaster’ made of hundreds of cafe chairs pops up in France

Amazing ‘roller coaster’ made of hundreds of cafe chairs pops up in France

If most people saw 1200 chairs, they would likely think, "oh, we should stack them up," or "oh, we should line them up." If you're Baptiste Debombourg, you think, "Let's turn them into a roller coaster."

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Airbus just patented a hypersonic jet that would fly from NYC to London in 1 hour

Airbus just patented a hypersonic jet that would fly from NYC to London in 1 hour

A new hypersonic jet design from Airbus, which was just approved by the US Patents and Trademark Office, looks to create something of a successor to the now-retired Concorde. But, rather than flying at a

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Giant reverse graffiti eco-mural cleans up Poland’s largest dam

Giant reverse graffiti eco-mural cleans up Poland’s largest dam

The Solina Dam, completed in 1969, generates 200 MW of electricity and was responsible for the creation of the country’s largest artificial lake, Lake Solina. The dam also serves as a popular tourist

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The World’s First 3D Printed Room is a Mind-Boggling Baroque Interior

The World’s First 3D Printed Room is a Mind-Boggling Baroque Interior

Hansmeyer and Dillenburger’s 3D printed “room” looks like a historic temple or an architectural fragment from a more decorative era. The room was printed in large chunks over the course of a month,

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Remote House is a sustainable modular home that can be anchored anywhere in the world

Remote House is a sustainable modular home that can be anchored anywhere in the world

Assadi's minimal home is mounted on metal pillars on the ground. It has two glazed facades that flood the interiors with daylight while framing stunning views into the Ocean and countryside. As well as

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Staggered timber-clad Haus am Hang by MVRDV climbs a Stuttgart slope like stairs

Staggered timber-clad Haus am Hang by MVRDV climbs a Stuttgart slope like stairs

MVDRV designed a timber-clad family home in Stuttgart with staggered, stair-like floors, each with its outdoor space and views of the surroundings. Haus am Hang, completed in 2005, boasts an interesting

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Primus Arkitekter upgrades an old factory into a chic solar-powered library and community center

Primus Arkitekter upgrades an old factory into a chic solar-powered library and community center

Primus Arkitekter expanded the footprint of the former factory to connect it with the main library located in the neighboring brick building. The side of the building closest to the main library now

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Technicolor Porch Parade offers Vancouver pedestrians a cool place to people watch

Technicolor Porch Parade offers Vancouver pedestrians a cool place to people watch

The installation is a fanciful take on relaxation—notably because these porches aren’t attached to houses or any other kind of building. This row of sitting spaces is more akin to a movie set, where

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Golden Water installation dazzles onlookers with mesmerizing LED lights

Golden Water installation dazzles onlookers with mesmerizing LED lights

The artist was inspired by the ancient Hohokam Indians who once occupied the northern Arizona and were among the first cultures to rely on irrigation canals. The resulting structure is a large-scale

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The EPA just spilled 1 million gallons of mustard-colored mine waste into a Colorado river

The EPA just spilled 1 million gallons of mustard-colored mine waste into a Colorado river

On Wednesday of this week, like so many days of so many other weeks, environmental workers were using heavy equipment to cleanup an area near a disused mine. This time, near Durango, Colorado, something

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Eco-conscious Neeson Cripps Academy will empower Cambodia’s impoverished youth

Eco-conscious Neeson Cripps Academy will empower Cambodia’s impoverished youth

The five-story Neeson Cripps Academy will offer free education to approximately 300 students from the local families who previously made a living off of scavenging the former Steung Meanchey dumpsite. The

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Pop-up art gallery brings beauty back to a public square in Oslo

Pop-up art gallery brings beauty back to a public square in Oslo

Students from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design teamed up with Rintala Eggertsson Architects to create an art gallery intervention on the streets of the Norwegian capital. The MM1 Exhibition Room

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Yerka’s “unstealable bike” to hit the pavement next spring

Yerka’s “unstealable bike” to hit the pavement next spring

Here on Inhabitat, we get to share with our readers a whole lot of really cool designs that you can’t actually buy, and we know it frustrates the heck out of you—because you tell us so. Good news!

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Ultra modern PV+ House boasts scissored solar panels for a super energy boost

Ultra modern PV+ House boasts scissored solar panels for a super energy boost

Among the several sustainable features of the design is a roof that uses an inverted scrissor struss that provides optimal solar orientation and allows air to flow through the house. Natural ventilation

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Gorgeous isolated cabin with volcano views is only accessible by boat

Gorgeous isolated cabin with volcano views is only accessible by boat

Located above the rocky south shore, the House on Todos Los Santos Lake serves as a single-family weekend getaway. The precarious and steep site required a careful construction system and use of

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Nowlab’s 100% recyclable stool was inspired by melting glaciers

Nowlab’s 100% recyclable stool was inspired by melting glaciers

Berlin-based design studio NOWlab created a piece of furniture inspired by layering and natural recycling of ice inside a glacier. The idea of the optimum material cycle has been translated into furniture

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Dubai is building the world’s longest indoor ski slope – in the desert

Dubai is building the world’s longest indoor ski slope – in the desert

The 3.67-million-square-meter Meydan One won’t be home to Dubai’s first indoor ski resort, though it will beat the old record by three times. The extravagant desert city nabbed the Guinness World

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Watch Lexus’ working hoverboard fly over water and jump a moving car

Watch Lexus’ working hoverboard fly over water and jump a moving car

Since 1989, and the release of Back to the Future, Part II, the world has been anxiously waiting for the ability to scoot over the sidewalk on our own personal hoverboards. There's been some previous

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Zoo Zurich’s new elephant house is topped with a lace-like wooden dome

Zoo Zurich’s new elephant house is topped with a lace-like wooden dome

The sprawling new elephant pavilion expands the animals’ space by six times, creating seamless space between indoors and out. The new compound comfortably houses ten elephants, giving them free reign to

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