Artist Javier Lloert created an interactive Puzzle Façade that is controlled via a Rubik’s cube. He connected the facade of the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria to a white 3D-printed cube that
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ECOnnect has developed an innovative puzzle piece home that could provide one solution to the current housing shortage. The Dutch studio created the home after a hurricane hit Haiti and hundreds of
Recently, the fantastic design team at Manoteca launched Box sir, their latest collection of beautifully restored wooden designs. In addition to being stunning pieces of furniture, they are cool to boot!
The Melbourne Emergency Shelter Exhibition lasted from May 1-5, 2013 and was held in Federation Square where leading architects from the area designed and built emergency shelters. The purpose of the
Paper sculptors The Makerie Studio created this beautiful paper globe puzzle for photographer Andrew Barter as part of the Freshfield’s 2012 promotional campaign. The globe consists of just 12 precise
The House of Flags is more than just an architectural installation, though it is certainly also a great example of that. It also makes a profound political statement of unity and also pays its respects to
Is it a lamp or is it a puzzle? Spotted at ICFF during New York Design Week, At Labo's beguiling veneer lamps resemble wooden orbs, but bat one a bit with your hand and you'll see that they're
Nothing is worse than working on a puzzle for three days only to find a handful of pieces missing - but if you find them under the couch after years, you may not know what to do with them. Artist Rupert
Here at Inhabitat we’re huge fans of double duty designs that let you get more bang for your buck, and the latest example of an awesome multifunctional object that has us buzzing is this spectacular
Anyone can frame a photograph; but the design-minded will love these photo puzzle blocks, which offer a creative, interactive way to enjoy a favorite snapshot. By upcycling alphabet blocks and using a few
The pioneers behind the prefabricated HUF HAUS have constructed thousands of energy efficient houses across the globe. Their über-efficient designs have paved the way for a new wave of green modular
We recently wrote about Malibu Unites, an inspirational coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, and public figures from across the U.S. who are attempting to rid our schools of toxins
The art installation, entitled Floating City, has several versions-they are a series of geometric configurations that look like cityscapes and film miniatures. Condensed into tightly-packed shapes, the
Support Public Health By Helping Kickstart MIT Student’s Awesome Make-Your-Own Standing Desk Project
Sitting is the new smoking, so creating a sturdy but low-cost standing desk has become one of the most popular challenges for designers everywhere--and two MIT graduate students have just unveiled one of
The Tiny House Family recently went on Anderson Cooper. As you can see, the actual-size outline of their home in black is even smaller than the show's stage! INHABITAT: Can you tell us a little bit about
Known for their playful designs, BIG mixed design influences from ancient labyrinths, 17th and 18th century European hedge mazes, and even American corn mazes. Unlike the typical maze, however, this
Tucumán designer Carolina Vera creates unique stools and coat stands made from old broomsticks, as showcased at the fairs' 14th edition this year. Matias Vinograd upcycles old tires into colorful
Carlos Ng is a New York City designer at the Parsons The New School for Design. His Little Architect's Toolset was created as part of a third-year product design studio called Small Things Matter, which
Earlier this year we reported on a grisly disease that's causing thousands of starfish to tear themselves apart - and though researchers have ruled out a few potential causes, they still aren’t sure
The Biomimicry Manual: What Can the Octopus Teach Us About Touch Screens, Wallpaper, and Invisibility Cloaks?
Cephalopods are the undisputed masters of camouflage. While their relatives, the clams, stayed brainless and safe on the seabeds-of-old, the ancient nautilus (think squid-in-a-shell) made a daring foray
Leading renewable energy provider Urban Green Energy (UGE) just announced their latest cutting-edge vertical axis wind turbine, the VisionAIR3. The result of more than a year of testing and research, the
We’ve seen 3D-printed lamps, chairs, houses and even self-replicating 3D printers, but Deniz Karahasin’s mindbending Osteoid cast looks like something from a sci-fi movie. The designer has created a
The massive sculpture hung between the rising towers of downtown Vancouver from March 15-22, 2014 in celebration of TED’s 30th anniversary. The collaborative piece was designed at its giant scale using
We recently cornered Moskovitz and pressured her to answer all our questions. What better expert on passive houses is there than someone who builds them and has studied them extensively? Her book The
42 vertical concrete tubes and a distinct lack of open space might not sound like ideal conditions for an exhibition of modern African art, but for Thomas Heatherwick it's just another puzzle to solve.
Why does IKEA care about sustainability? Kind of a hard question... Steve Howard: I'm going to give you a slightly long answer, if that's okay. Long but structured. We have many businesses that have
Animal lovers and fastidious fishermen are already aware of the dangers that plastic six-pack drink rings, fishing line, hooks, and rubber bands pose to ocean creatures. However, a far more lethal class
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