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Our World: A Giant Pixelated LEGO Map Built from 1 Million Bricks!

Our World: A Giant Pixelated LEGO Map Built from 1 Million Bricks!

The Southbank Centre teamed up with LEGO to help out Duncan Titmarsh—the UK‘s only certified LEGO professional—and a team of volunteers bring to life a giant map of the world. Exhibited from 23rd

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Underground Mushroom Tunnel Wins London’s High Line-Inspired Green Design Competition

Underground Mushroom Tunnel Wins London’s High Line-Inspired Green Design Competition

The competition was hosted by The Landscape Institute, the Mayor of London and the Garden Museum, and judged by a panel of experts that included the founders of the High Line. Over 170 designs were

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Claire Morgan Suspends Taxidermied Animals and Plants in Her Floating Installations

Claire Morgan Suspends Taxidermied Animals and Plants in Her Floating Installations

The Galerie Karsten Greve in Paris will be presenting a solo show of Claire Morgan's works entitled "Quietus" through November 3rd. The exhibition will include her intricate, hanging sculptures as well as

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Colorful Flatpack Jigsaw Puzzle Turns into a Giant ‘House of Flags’ in London

Colorful Flatpack Jigsaw Puzzle Turns into a Giant ‘House of Flags’ in London

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

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Thonet Bike: Andy Martin’s Elegant Cycle is Crafted Completely from Bent Beech Wood

Thonet Bike: Andy Martin’s Elegant Cycle is Crafted Completely from Bent Beech Wood

What do you get when you cross an architect, a furniture company, and a love of cycling? The result is a sleek, refined fixed-gear road bicycle that blends Thonet's classic bentwood curves with

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Leonardo Ulian Creates Intricate Mandalas From Computer Circuitry

Leonardo Ulian Creates Intricate Mandalas From Computer Circuitry

Stimulated by the search for perfection in the electronics industry, Ulian began composing ornate mandalas from pieces of circuitry. "I wanted to show what has been hidden from the eyes of the consumer,

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Carl Turner’s London Slip House Showcases Seductively Sustainable Design

Carl Turner’s London Slip House Showcases Seductively Sustainable Design

Positioned delicately among a row of traditional Victorian houses, Turner's "Slip House" is both understated and bold. The first thing one notices about the three-story residence is its staggered upper

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Graphic Artist Daniel Speight Turns Discarded Books into Screenprinted Cityscapes

Graphic Artist Daniel Speight Turns Discarded Books into Screenprinted Cityscapes

Iconic buildings like the Tower of London or the Gherkin might appear across a tall vertical stack of Daniel Speight's hardcovered books. Another collection features horizontal rows of books screen

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Shoreditch Design Triangle: Salvaged Furniture and East London Cool at the 2012 London Design Festival

Shoreditch Design Triangle: Salvaged Furniture and East London Cool at the 2012 London Design Festival

East London Furniture completely transformed bar and gallery space DreamBagsJaguarShoes. Fixtures, tables and seating were all made from salvaged materials - including British Gypsum pallets, wood from a

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Top Green Designs from Tent at the London Design Festival

Top Green Designs from Tent at the London Design Festival

Melanie Porter's showcased a warm and colorful mix of hand knit covered furniture that use found items for their bases. Her series features original cinema seats that have been given a new lease of life

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The Be Open Space at The Dock with Tom Dixon Stimulates the Five Senses at London Design Week

The Be Open Space at The Dock with Tom Dixon Stimulates the Five Senses at London Design Week

The best way to enter The Dock space is to head downstairs and then work your way back up to the daylight. A range of Tom Dixon's latest pieces were on display in these underground tunnels, alongside some

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City University London’s giCentre Visualizes 10 Million Bike Trips in a Blaze of Blue Light

City University London’s giCentre Visualizes 10 Million Bike Trips in a Blaze of Blue Light

City University London's giCentre, which is part of the City Collaborative Transport Hub, has created several visualizations that show the behavior and route preference patterns of the capital's bike

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Construction Starts on Wallasea Island – Europe’s Largest Man Made Nature Reserve

Construction Starts on Wallasea Island – Europe’s Largest Man Made Nature Reserve

Construction just began on the The Wallasea Island Wild Coast project, which is set to be Europe's largest man-made nature reserve! The massive scheme currently under construction in Essex, UK, will see

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Sanitov Unveils Eco-Lux Floating Home at This Year’s London Design Festival

Sanitov Unveils Eco-Lux Floating Home at This Year’s London Design Festival

Moored within St. Katharine Docks, just minutes away from the iconic Tower Bridge, INACHUS was being built in Kent at this time last year. Featuring two floors, this house accommodates three bedrooms,

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London’s Movement Café is a Pop-Up Eatery Made From Recycled Shipping Containers by Greenwich Park

London’s Movement Café is a Pop-Up Eatery Made From Recycled Shipping Containers by Greenwich Park

With less than a month to go before the Olympics started, property developers The Cathedral Group asked Myerscough to design a cafe for the corner of a vacant industrial lot. Located directly next to the

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Nomura’s UK Headquarters is London’s First Carbon Neutral Building

Nomura’s UK Headquarters is London’s First Carbon Neutral Building

Nomura's office is built on the site of a former project that makes use of 30% of the existing infrastructure as a way to reduce impact, resources and costs. The project also increased public space along

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The Battle Begins for Developer of London’s Landmark Battersea Power Station

The Battle Begins for Developer of London’s Landmark Battersea Power Station

After 25 years of speculation over the future of the Battersea Power Station a Malaysian consortium has bought the protected 39-acre site for 400 million pounds ($635 Million). The consortium plans to

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European Environment Agency (EEA) Releases Interactive Maps Showing Heatwave Risk On The Continent

European Environment Agency (EEA) Releases Interactive Maps Showing Heatwave Risk On The Continent

Europe is a big place and as such, climate change will affect the continent's cities in different ways. For example, if sea levels rise, there is a good chance that Venice will be underwater, but what

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London Metropolitan University Unveils “Heliomet SunBloc” House for Solar Decathlon Europe

London Metropolitan University Unveils “Heliomet SunBloc” House for Solar Decathlon Europe

The primary material consists of relatively low-cost and lightweight EPS foam that allows unique interior and exterior designs to be created. The blocks are pre-cut prior to arrival at the construction

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London-based William Tozer Designs Inspiring Loft in Old Factory Building

London-based William Tozer Designs Inspiring Loft in Old Factory Building

The loft's concrete ceilings, warn by time, are accented by beautiful new timber elements in some rooms and white gallery-esque walls in others. Modern pieces of art now hang on the walls such that the

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Modern Fresh Fish Pack Encourages Consumers To Choose More Sustainable Fish

Modern Fresh Fish Pack Encourages Consumers To Choose More Sustainable Fish

London-based designer Postler Ferguson has come up with an innovative and modern package to help ease the transport of fresh fish from the counter at your supermarket to your kitchen. Ferguson proposes

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Pawel Althamer’s FGF Warsaw is Part Mobile Gallery, Part Art Installation in London

Pawel Althamer’s FGF Warsaw is Part Mobile Gallery, Part Art Installation in London

Althamer’s piece is not only a work of his own, but also a collaboration with other artists. Representing the artist’s gallery in Warsaw, Foksal Gallery Foundation, the crate opens up into a miniature

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London’s Bold and Bright Wahaca Restaurant Is Built from 8 Shipping Containers

London’s Bold and Bright Wahaca Restaurant Is Built from 8 Shipping Containers

The busy Southbank Center is abuzz with traffic from the visitors checking out the nearby Blackfriars Solar Bridge and Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden, making it the perfect place for a pop-up. Diners can

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BMW’s Waterfall Pavilion Shows Off Efficient Vehicles in London’s Olympic Park

BMW’s Waterfall Pavilion Shows Off Efficient Vehicles in London’s Olympic Park

Serie Architects took inspiration from the Victorian bandstand to create the temporary showroom for BMW during the Olympics. Set on the Waterworks River, the two story space features a glass clad plinth

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Laser-Cut Butterfly Door Allows Natural Light into London’s Hidden House

Laser-Cut Butterfly Door Allows Natural Light into London’s Hidden House

The Hidden House is wrapped in a shiny black exterior that seals it off from the rest of the world. This is great in terms of creating an interior intimacy, but not so great for natural light. Which is

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Gorgeous Recycled Traffic Cone Canopy Greets Visitors to London’s Victoria & Albert Museum

Thomas Heatherwick’s Gorgeous Recycled Traffic Cone Canopy Greets Visitors to London’s Victoria & Albert Museum

Heatherwick Studio's arched traffic cone canopy hangs like a chandelier, adorning the ornate Victorian stone façade of the South Kensington Museum. The site-specific installation was designed in

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James Henry Austin’s Olympic-Inspired Project Won Furniture is Made from Salvaged Sports Hall Flooring

James Henry Austin’s Olympic-Inspired Project Won Furniture is Made from Salvaged Sports Hall Flooring

Inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games, British designer James Henry Austin created Project Won, a line of furniture made entirely from salvaged sports hall flooring from the UK. All the furniture is handmade

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Design Flaw Restricts View at Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Aquatic Center

Design Flaw Restricts View at Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Aquatic Center

Spectators eager to catch a glimpse of the famous young diver Tom Daley at the Olympic Games might be a little bit disappointed. The Telegraph reports that the 10 meter diving platform is barely visible

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Embroidered Timber Paleys upon Pilers Pavilion Pays Tribute to Chaucer and the Olympic Games

Embroidered Timber Paleys upon Pilers Pavilion Pays Tribute to Chaucer and the Olympic Games

The celebrated literary genius lived in a room above Aldgate between 1374 and 1386, where he dreamed about and illustrated extraordinary buildings of Gaudi-esque scale and form made with bizarre

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Studio Weave Transforms the Site of London’s Burned-Down St. Pancras Church into a Vibrant Public Garden

Studio Weave Transforms the Site of London’s Burned-Down St. Pancras Church into a Vibrant Public Garden

The gorgeous new St. Pancras Church Garden is surrounded on three sides by tall buildings, making it feel a bit like a secret garden. It's paved with large stones in an interesting herringbone pattern,

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