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PlayMo: An Urban Playground Constructed of Colorful Crates in Melbourne

PlayMo: An Urban Playground Constructed of Colorful Crates in Melbourne

City Leaks used three different colors of crates and gave each one a specific function. The idea reminded us of the classic game of Tetris - remember that each type of block cluster was a particular color

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Sebastian Bergne Builds a Beautiful Greenhouse Entirely from LEGO Blocks

Sebastian Bergne Builds a Beautiful Greenhouse Entirely from LEGO Blocks

Our favorite building block just keeps finding more and more inspired uses. The latest LEGO creation to catch our eye is this gorgeous greenhouse, which Sebastian Bergne built for the 2011 London Design

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Yong Ho Ji’s Stirring Sculptures are Crafted from Layers of Recycled Tires

Yong Ho Ji’s Stirring Sculptures are Crafted from Layers of Recycled Tires

From afar, the sculptures are surprisingly realistic, until a closer look reveals that what you thought was a horse-like figure, in fact has the tail of a chicken and stands on cows legs. The artist

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Yosemite To Chop Down Thousands of Trees To Preserve Iconic Views

Yosemite To Chop Down Thousands of Trees To Preserve Iconic Views

Yosemite National Park is right up there with the Grand Canyon and the Rocky Mountains when it comes to awe-inspiring landscapes in America. The park's striking cliffs, waterfalls, and towering forests

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Enproyecto Arquitectura’s Spanish Coastal Stone Cabin Holds More Than a Few Surprises

Enproyecto Arquitectura’s Spanish Coastal Stone Cabin Holds More Than a Few Surprises

Located on the outskirts of a small agricultural village, the house is surrounded by cherry fields and is graced by a sweeping view of the coast. Zoning only allows for a 25 square meter building (usually

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Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

It's always exciting when a zoo welcomes new members to its animal kingdom, and this month, New York City's Bronx Zoo announced more than a half a dozen new creatures! Even though they're placed in their

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Keret House: Warsaw’s Narrowest Home Will be Set Within this Tiny Alley

Keret House: Warsaw’s Narrowest Home Will be Set Within this Tiny Alley

This super skinny house by Polish architects Centrala proves that practically any space can be transformed into a habitable residence. Set along a narrow alleyway, Keret House will be the narrowest

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Awesome Circuit Board Robot Built Entirely from E-Waste

Awesome Circuit Board Robot Built Entirely from E-Waste

With the electronics world outdoing itself at every turn, your next gadget will be obsolete almost the moment you purchase it. Mike Schropp over at Total Geekdom believes that we can still find use for

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Vertical Safari: Crazy Skyscraper Zoo has a Built-in Ferris Wheel

Vertical Safari: Crazy Skyscraper Zoo has a Built-in Ferris Wheel

Influx Studio has proposed a crazy plan that launches the traditional zoo far into the future. Submitted for consideration to the city of Buenos Aires, the project was inspired by wildlife safaris in

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Dutch Polydome Could Be Used to Provide the Majority of NYC’s Food

Dutch Polydome Could Be Used to Provide the Majority of NYC’s Food

Multidisciplinary design firm Except recently unveiled its Polydome concept for meeting the world’s skyrocketing agricultural demands. Using advanced greenhouse technology, meticulously planned crop

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Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

If there is something that we can be sure of, it's that LEGOs really can be used to build just about anything. From computers and cameras to animals and robots, we've seen our favorite building blocks

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Man Builds LEGO Computer to Crunch Numbers for Humanity

Man Builds LEGO Computer to Crunch Numbers for Humanity

Schropp's new computer looks a little like the secret nephew of Dark Vader, despite the fact that Schropp is using his home-made machine for good. Grid Computing helps solve a lot of problems for

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LEGO Commits to Using Only Environmentally Friendly Packaging

LEGO Commits to Using Only Environmentally Friendly Packaging

LEGO bricks have been an inspiring staple for blossoming young minds all over the world for over sixty years, and to continue carrying this tradition into the future the Danish company is incorporating

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Prague’s Passive Solar Social Housing Project Makes the Most of Inexpensive Materials

Prague’s Passive Solar Social Housing Project Makes the Most of Inexpensive Materials

At the base of the social housing project sits a brightly colored gym surrounded by translucent walls facing the street. The rest of the project was built by adding brick-shaped apartments to create a

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Lush Green Pedestrian Bridge Revitalizes Abandoned Parisian Roadways

Lush Green Pedestrian Bridge Revitalizes Abandoned Parisian Roadways

Parissy takes an obstructive element that was meant for, and abandoned by, the automobile, and gives it back to the pedestrian. Malka’s first step is to unify the abandoned roadways into one congruous

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ASK A TECH GEEK: How Wasteful is it to Keep My Chargers Plugged in When Not Connected to Their Devices?

ASK A TECH GEEK: How Wasteful is it to Keep My Chargers Plugged in When Not Connected to Their Devices?

Each week renowned gadget expert Peter Rojas from gadget Q&A site GDGT.com answers your questions about green technology in our Ask A Tech Geek Series. Read on for this week’s installment and submit

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Museo ABC: Renovated Madrid Factory Shines With a Glittering Mosaic Facade

Museo ABC: Renovated Madrid Factory Shines With a Glittering Mosaic Facade

Through extensive renovations the factory has been transformed into a cultural icon that celebrates the creative spirit of Madrid. The two wings of the existing building are now connected with a gorgeous

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World’s First Solar-Powered Floating Island Opens in Seoul!

World’s First Solar-Powered Floating Island Opens in Seoul!

The citizens living off the Han River in Seoul, South Korea inaugurated the world’s largest floating island just last week with great excitement! With two more islands slated to open in September, the

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Giant Hand-Built Timber Tower Rises Out of the Czech Countryside

Giant Hand-Built Timber Tower Rises Out of the Czech Countryside

Built as an attraction for tourists, the entire project, including labor, rang in at just under $10,000. The tower has been well received by tourists and locals alike. The structure was meant to contrast

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Nathan Sawaya’s Bedroom Made of Legos is Terribly Uncomfortable

Nathan Sawaya’s Bedroom Made of Legos is Terribly Uncomfortable

Everything in the room, aside from the actual floor and walls, was made from LEGOs right down to the cello (which can actually be played). The drawers may look simplistic, but get this - they actually

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Nathan Sawaya Creates Incredible LEGO Sculptures of Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert

Nathan Sawaya Creates Incredible LEGO Sculptures of Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert

As you can see, Sawaya is somewhat of a LEGO art savant -- his New York studio is currently filled with 1.5 million colored bricks. He makes everything from human figures to architectural models to

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Lego Unveils Model of the World’s Tallest Building, the Burj Khalifa

Lego Unveils Model of the World’s Tallest Building, the Burj Khalifa

At an unveiling in Dubai yesterday, LEGO's Architecture Series got a whole lot taller with the release of their Burj Khalifa model -- a miniature replica of the world's tallest building. We don't think

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Andy Goldsworthy’s Massive Clay Alderney Stones Conceal Found Objects

Andy Goldsworthy’s Massive Clay Alderney Stones Conceal Found Objects

The project took several years to create. Goldsworthy had chosen his site specific work in Alderney for the island’s mixture of differing environments and the quality of the soil. The stones are placed

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EspaiMGR Proposes Giant LEGO-like Structures to Enliven Downtown Valencia

EspaiMGR Proposes Giant LEGO-like Structures to Enliven Downtown Valencia

Discouraged by the eye sore of vacant lots in beautiful downtown Valencia, Bernat Ivars and Manuel Lopez, also known as EspaiMGR, have devised a plan to re-enliven the abandoned spaces. Entitled

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Casa Garoza: Spanish Prefab Prototype is Designed to Grow Over Time

Casa Garoza: Spanish Prefab Prototype is Designed to Grow Over Time

In 2010 Herreros Arquitectos completed the industrialized prototype for their growing house, which focuses on resource efficiency, recycling and sustainability. During the first phase of construction 4

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London’s 3 Meter Micro Cube House Produces More Energy than it Consumes

London’s 3 Meter Micro Cube House Produces More Energy than it Consumes

The design is very simple on the outside, but the interior is another story. The ingenious layout manages to fit a full range of amenities within a shrunken floor plan. Three levels stack the living

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Incredible Transforming LEGO Apartment Packs 4 Rooms Into 1

Incredible Transforming LEGO Apartment Packs 4 Rooms Into 1

Christian Schallerton has retrofitted a tiny apartment up with a vast view of Barcelona into an incredible transforming home that packs a lot of living space into a tiny footprint. Inspired by boat

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Mobilizarte: Prefab Balloon Pavilion Will Travel Throughout Brazil Before 2016 Olympics

Mobilizarte: Prefab Balloon Pavilion Will Travel Throughout Brazil Before 2016 Olympics

This balloontasic mobile art pavilion will make its debut next summer in Brazil where it will travel to ten different cities in honor of the 2014 World Cup and then the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Artist Constructs Massive Spiral Out of 270,000 LEGOs in Amsterdam

Artist Constructs Massive Spiral Out of 270,000 LEGOs in Amsterdam

LEGOS aren’t just for kids anymore. Industrial designer Lene Ronsholt Wille has constructed an immense and elegantly curved spiral out of the children’s building block toys in Amsterdam. Called

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Colorful Sra Pou Vocational School is Hand Built Using Local Materials in Cambodia

Colorful Sra Pou Vocational School is Hand Built Using Local Materials in Cambodia

When the community of Sra Pou, Cambodia was relocated from the city of Phnom Penh to the countryside, their new home was severely lacking in basic infrastructure, a secure environment and a sustainable

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