It's only fitting that a university specializing in technology and design would have a building inspired by a digital measurement - the pixel. The sprawling Swanston Academic Building is a pixelated
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This masterpiece home began as a plea from a young couple fed up with not being able to find a healthy home where they could raise their daughter, and soon expected second baby. For those not familiar
Glassman started taking notice of billboards after the Northridge earthquakes because the sturdy metal were still standing. He has long worked with billboard art work and public art, but also with bamboo.
Corrugated steel is great for durability and cost and the mansard roof helps to create the expansive space, which comprises 26 beds in 13 rooms. There is also a meditation hall, library and a dining hall.
Since Will.i.am and Coca-Cola launched their 'Ekocycle' initiative in July to educate the hip, young crowd about the importance of recycling, scores of brands have joined the fun, including Levi's and
J.P.Meulendijks' LOCK Table is a sustainable dinner table made from layers of flexible bamboo. The layers are pressed together, and their shape is formed by the bamboo's natural bending curve. The
LEAD's Golden Moon pavilion offers a new take on traditional Chinese lanterns, and it's an expression of the romantic legend of Chang’e, the Moon Goddess of Immortality, who can only visit her
UP:SF was the second stop on the tour (the festival has already been to Singapore), and it was presented by Gray Area Foundation for the Arts in partnership with Intersection for the
Liter of Light's founder Illac Diaz commissioned Stephen Lamb from Touching the Earth Lightly to design their Shanghai Biennale pavilion, and Lamb in turn teamed up with artist Andrew Lord. Inspired to
The Fibonacci sequence occurs frequently in nature - from the structure of a nautilus shell to the scales of a pine cone or center of a sunflower. Now Italian design studio UTOPIA has created a bamboo
Ash Allen’s Flatpack ‘Sticks and Stones’ Stool Wins Green Design Award at Melbourne’s Fringe Furniture Festival
Melbourne-based designer Ash Allen recently won the sustainable and waste-wise design award at Fringe Furniture (part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival) for his Sticks and Stones outdoor stool. Allen was
Yellowknife is located on the northern shore of the Great Slave Lake in Northwest Territories and it experiences very cold winters with average temps around −27 °C (−17 °F). This harsh climate
The stunning stone village of Lacoste has changed hands numerous times over the last few centuries, and some of its oldest buildings date as far back as the 12th century. The region itself boasts over
There are plenty of beautiful bridges that carry cars and pedestrians across the Seine River in Paris, so awesome design firm AZC has another idea in store. Why not create a bridge dedicated to fun? Their
HWCD's Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse embraces traditional Chinese garden design by blending into the natural environment. The floating structure has a square envelope composed of a series of tea rooms
Designer Ryan Frank just debuted his first collection of office furniture at Barcelona Design Week 2012. Dubbed Glitch, the line is constructed without the use of glue or screws, allowing it to be easily
Next month Method Homes will launch its brand new Paradigm series with the debut of a 722 square-foot modular home on the floor of the USGBC Greenbuild Conference and Expo in San Francisco. The prefab
We have fawned over The Green School in Bali many times before, and they have wowed us once again. Overseen by Indonesian firm PT Bamboo Pure, students and visitors constructed a bamboo bridge in only
Architect Berg Horemans of TAAT said that the Khor I theater is designed to be intimate yet open to the public. The space was established to invite guests to create their own performance by reading from
Swedish designer Iris Shantverk has been making functional brushes since 1884, crafted from unusual biodegradable materials including horse hair, cactus fibers and goat hair, paired with local wood to
The project is consistent in one major way – it is based on prefabricated elements that can be dismantled at any time (dry construction). These are completed with compact cellulose panels, cellular
I have been enamored with environmentally conscious furniture company Scrapile ever since I came across their line of recycled wood furniture during New York Design week years ago. Brooklyn-based
During the London Design Festival, Studio Tord Boontje launched 'Lightweight', a collection of eco-friendly Luminaires that challenge the assumption that all lamps must come with a heavy base for support.
China's massive population needs housing, but Tokamarch Architects have proposed that it's not necessary to construct ugly residential buildings that all look the same. Additionally, they are concerned to
Team Brasil chose wood as the main construction materials for their solar-powered Ekó House since these are more readily available in their home country and because they help to raise awareness of the
Tongji University’s Bamboo Para Ecohouse Embraces Daoist and Western Philosophies at the Solar Decathlon
Constructed from scratch in just under two weeks, the elegant but strong form of the Para Ecohouse creates an impressive dwelling for a couple to live comfortably in a sustainable manner. The simple
Today Apple debuted its latest offering, the iPhone 5 - but not everyone is thrilled with the news. For workers at the Foxconn factory in China, today is the culmination of hours of work under grueling
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