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Evo combs thrift stores and trash bins in the Miami area for old toys, pulp fiction, religious memorabilia, comic books, newspapers, heirlooms, and vintage junk. Using these pieces that are rife with
Set in an idyllic landscape of gorgeous national parks, Downley House was erected using the ruins of an old stoned-house. The client wanted a relaxing yet playful environment with good use of natural
Windswept is a wind-driven kinetic facade installed on the exterior of the Randall Museum in San Francisco. Designed by Charles Sowers over the course of a year, the installation seeks to reveal the
Mabona’s intricate origami evolved from his obsession with folding paper airplanes as a child. For the Japanese American National Museum show, the artist chose to tackle the issue of money and the
Jeongok Prehistory Museum in Korea This shiny serpentine museum in Korea is dedicated to the prehistory of the area and a sort of time capsule to explore early man. Designed by French firm, X-TU
To create the scenes, Dingilian collects empty liquor bottles of varying size, shape and color. He finds the bottles just about anywhere, by the side of the road, in trash cans, or littered in parking
It's no secret that here at Inhabitat, we're fans of repurposing old materials into new, useful pieces. Maison Martin Margiela took those hunks of excess plastic that sit at the end of our pens and
The eBay auction starts at 7 pm EST and bidding will close on April 8, 2012, according to the Toledo Museum's press coordinator Teri Sharp. She explained that funds raised during the auction will be used
The kick-off event was a Cu t& Paste battle - a fast-paced design competition that tests the skill, speed and stage presence of contestants as they create original designs in timed rounds. Since
The shining silver façade of the Liverpool Department store emulates the fast-paced traffic that encircles the structure - it's positioned at the junction of several highways and overpasses. Using 3D
Paris’s SITBON ARCHITECTES have won the City Vision PFF Inflatable Architecture competition with their red domed “Grenade” design. Announced at Rome’s Museum of Contemporary Art, the competition
Richard Buckminster Fuller is considered by some to be the grandfather of the American green movement – an avid inventor and professor, “Bucky” is credited as the first designer to
The Städel Museum reopened to the public last weekend after 3 years of renovations and expansions by local Frankfurt firm, Schneider Schumacher. The renovation included an extension placed along the
A police station built in the early 20th century in Riga, Latvia is hosting a competition to renovate the site, and architecture firm NRJA (which stands for No Rules Just Architecture - just about the
The Smithsonian Institute’s vast collection numbers over 137 million items, and of that only 2 percent is on display at one time. Despite many pieces being in storage, the Institute is making a
Through an international design competition, Wang Shu won first place to design and built the Ningbo History Museum dedicated to the history of humanities and the arts on the east coast of China.
According to researchers from the universities of Florida and Nebraska, humans -- and other mammals -- could start shrinking if the globe starts to grow warmer. The research is based upon study of
The complex was initially in a state of disrepair, and the architects took great care in removing cement patches added in the 70s which would have further deteriorated the original brick. The design was
Grimshaw Architects broke ground on the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in downtown Miami’s Museum Park last Friday. The 250,000 square-foot complex is expected to be among the world’s
The space is linear and solid, forming an abstract connection with the land itself. Each zone is designed with a simple contemporary style, however the project complements its surrounding landscape and
Kyle Bean enjoys using biodegradable, recyclable everyday materials like paper, cardboard, eggshells, pencil shavings and now head-less matchsticks to create his intricate art. Beautiful dragonflies,
Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Gigantic Hirshhorn Bubble to Ooze Out of the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington D.C.
A thin translucent membrane will fill the center of the Gordon Bunshaft building. Its sky blue tone will be darkest at the top and it will become more and more transparent toward the bottom floors so
We recently showed you Formafantasma's crafty vessels made from flour, agricultural waste and limestone, but the design studio has developed another amazing set of archaic-looking objects. Commissioned by
The Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroup (FAB) team won an international design competition back in 2009 to design the new African American History & Culture Smithsonian Museum. The Ghanaian-born architect
Claude Cormier’s colorful “Heads of Christ” is a dream collage for kids of all ages. Using old stuffed animals, the artist has created a massive plush carpet that spans an entire room. Faces of
At first glance, the structure appears to be simply a bridge, fooling the eye into thinking there is no interior building within at all. Large timber beams criss-cross, building up the museum’s base.
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