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Colossal Tiger Made From Reclaimed Timber Springs to Life in Hungary

Colossal Tiger Made From Reclaimed Timber Springs to Life in Hungary

This giant timber tiger by Gabor Szoke leaped into life during the ‘Hello Wood’ art camp in Hungary, which brought 200 young designers and architects together to form projects for eight different

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rAndom International’s Sparkling Rain Room Lets You Play in the Rain Without Getting Wet

rAndom International’s Sparkling Rain Room Lets You Play in the Rain Without Getting Wet

After walking blindly into the darkened gallery space, visitors appear to somehow control the falling water; you can feel encapsulated by the rain, yet without getting wet as though they are mysteriously

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Lorenzo Durantini’s Towering Sculptures Made From Thousands of VHS Tapes Explore Obsolescence and Outdated Media

Lorenzo Durantini’s Towering Sculptures Made From Thousands of VHS Tapes Explore Obsolescence and Outdated Media

London-based artist and curator Lorenzo Durantini has gathered thousands of old unwanted VHS tapes to make towering (and almost menacing) sculptures from them. These monoliths of outdated technology offer

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Gigantic Slugs Made From 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bags Crawl Through the Streets of Angers, France

Gigantic Slugs Made From 40,000 Recycled Plastic Bags Crawl Through the Streets of Angers, France

The Slow Slugs project that was in display until early September is not all serious, of course. Even though Hofman addresses some somber situations such as too much plastic, the corruption of religious

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Studio Weave’s Trumpet Installation Amplifies the Sounds of Nature

Studio Weave’s Trumpet Installation Amplifies the Sounds of Nature

Three of the exhibition trumpets are directed  towards nature, while the fourth relies on human interaction. One horn curves dramatically toward a babbling stream, and another juts out into the calm

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Send The Pen Guy Your Dead Pens To Help With New Reclaimed Art Projects

Send The Pen Guy Your Dead Pens To Help With New Reclaimed Art Projects

For the past 7 years, Costas Schuler has been collecting old pens to add to his collection and cover his car in them. The 1981 Mercedes Benz now has over 10,000 pens covering it and is still running with

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Giant Footprint Tree in Shanghai Promotes Walking

Giant Footprint Tree in Shanghai Promotes Walking

The China Environmental Protection Foundation (CEPF), in collaboration with DDB China Group, created an interactive poster to encourage people to walk rather than drive. With the piece, pedestrians

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Ian Ruhter Converts a Delivery Truck into a Pinhole Camera for his American Dream Project

Ian Ruhter Converts a Delivery Truck into a Pinhole Camera for his American Dream Project

Ruhter is a well-versed in a number of photographic processes and entirely capable of developing a near-perfect image. He grew bored with the digital age and reverted back to using what is called the

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Water Light Graffiti LED Wall in France Needs Only Water to Paint a Picture

Water Light Graffiti LED Wall in France Needs Only Water to Paint a Picture

Antonin Fourneau worked for weeks in residence at Digitalarti Artlab to create the Water Light Graffiti project. The wall is made up of thousands of LED lights that were engineered to turn on when water

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Jason de Caires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Create Incredible Living Coral Reefs

Jason de Caires Taylor’s Underwater Sculptures Create Incredible Living Coral Reefs

The cement sculptures serve a dual function: they provide a surface on which coral, sponges, tunicates and other marine organisms can make a home and they attract divers, drawing them away from some of

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Jay Sae Jung Oh’s Savage Chair is a Pile of Discarded Plastic Objects Woven Together with String

Jay Sae Jung Oh’s Savage Chair is a Pile of Discarded Plastic Objects Woven Together with String

Oh's art is a commentary on plastic's quality as a universal substance that can be formed into any shape. By combining the plastic objects and covering them in jute string, the objects take a new form

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Luzinterruptus’ Recycled Plastiksack! Installation Guards the Gewerbemuseum In Switzerland

Luzinterruptus’ Recycled Plastiksack! Installation Guards the Gewerbemuseum In Switzerland

Following Oh Plastiksack!'s monographic theme of plastic bags, Luzinterruptus went about town collecting various bags from local residents. The museum even arranged for free admission to all their

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Simone Bossi’s Duecentosessanta is a Serene Pavilion in the Hills of Italy

Simone Bossi’s Duecentosessanta is a Serene Pavilion in the Hills of Italy

Bossi's artistic pavilion unites stone, wood, water, and air. Visitors can step along the stone path that floats upon a reflecting pool in the middle of a vast green field. At the end of the path, a large

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Amber Cowan Creates Eerily Beautiful Recycled Glass Sculptures From Thrift Store Trinkets

Amber Cowan Creates Eerily Beautiful Recycled Glass Sculptures From Thrift Store Trinkets

Cowan began creating beautifully detailed and delicate flower-like sculptures that look as if they would actually sway in the breeze. The remarkable beauty of her pieces shined through as they grew into

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Anish Kapoor’s Recycled Steel ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Provides Views of London’s Olympic Park

Anish Kapoor’s Recycled Steel ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower Provides Views of London’s Olympic Park

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is an observation tower located in the heart of London's Olympic Park and stands at almost 4,500 feet tall. The sculpture was designed by Anish Kapoor, and structural engineering

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Zilvinas Kempinas Gives Us Tunnel Vision With His Amazing TUBE Made of VHS Tape

Zilvinas Kempinas Gives Us Tunnel Vision With His Amazing TUBE Made of VHS Tape

Kempinas has long been fascinated by magnetic tape and it's transformative properties. Its ability to be strong and delicate at the same time, dark and imposing at one angle and nearly invisible at

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Evewright Creates Massive Sand Drawings Using the Beach as a Canvas

Evewright Creates Massive Sand Drawings Using the Beach as a Canvas

Evewright's sand drawings are somewhat similar to those produced by Andres Amador in the San Francisco Bay Area, which we've featured before on Inhabitat. According to Evewright's website, the

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Designer Byron Rich Creates an Interactive Bio-Sculpture Map of the World

Designer Byron Rich Creates an Interactive Bio-Sculpture Map of the World

Things you neglect grow fainter in no time. Conversely, with a bit of care, you can help such stuff regain normalcy. Byron Rich, a Calgary-born, New York-based industrial designer, has put this idea into

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Dan Cretu Transforms Colorful Food into Playful, Edible Sculptures

Dan Cretu Transforms Colorful Food into Playful, Edible Sculptures

We are used to seeing food being transformed into contemporary art - from an edible cherry blossom mosaic to Matthew Carden's food photography. Yet this bright series of images are pretty iconic, and

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Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been transforming the streets of Penang, Malaysia with a brilliant series of interactive murals. These four inspiring designs created within the last month combine

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Colossal Baobab Tree Made From Recycled Fabric Takes Root in Central London

Colossal Baobab Tree Made From Recycled Fabric Takes Root in Central London

A towering baobab tree made from colorful strands of recycled textiles recently rose on the bank of the River Thames in London. Dubbed “Under the Baobab”, the art installation was created by

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Ferruccio Sardella’s Flourishing Green Watershed Wall is a Living Map of Toronto’s Waterways

Ferruccio Sardella’s Flourishing Green Watershed Wall is a Living Map of Toronto’s Waterways

Toronto's ravines are one of the city's most distinctive geographical features; the network fans out across the city, and most of them have remained as undeveloped green space. Toronto residents have

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PHOTOS: Get a Sneak Peek of HWKN’s Giant Blue Smog-Eating Wendy Sculpture Before It Opens Next Week

PHOTOS: Get a Sneak Peek of HWKN’s Giant Blue Smog-Eating Wendy Sculpture Before It Opens Next Week

Are you as excited about seeing Wendy as we are? The 3,000 sq. ft. spiky-armed, smog-eating sculpture by HWKN is almost complete in the yard of MoMA PS1 and will be opening to the public next week. But if

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Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

Reiman Gardens is one of the largest public gardens in the state and serves as the entrance to Iowa State University and the city of Ames. The Nature Connects show is part of Reiman Gardens' 2012 Some

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Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

The prolific designer Sebastián Errázuriz has transformed some regular streets into anti-capitalist works of art using only a brush and some white paint. Since wowing us with his elaborate Magistral

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Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany’s Nuclear Plants

Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany’s Nuclear Plants

We've been covering the news on Germany's nuclear phase-out for months, but this unique series of photographs provides a fascinating view into the power plants themselves. ‘Critical Mass/Kritische

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Recovering/Uncovering Turns Trashed Cardboard Into Canvases for Portraits

Recovering/Uncovering Turns Trashed Cardboard Into Canvases for Portraits

Recovering/Uncovering is a project that reclaims cardboard on its way to the dumpster, and re-uses it as canvases for portraits. Using a combination of line drawing, cross-hatching, and the natural

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