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Abandoned fountain transformed into a pop-up urban spa in Mexico

Abandoned fountain transformed into a pop-up urban spa in Mexico

http://vimeo.com/135483947 Centrally located in the city of Chihuahua, Urueta Park comprises two separate areas: a sports area and small woodland that are joined by a century alley. The objective of

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Golden Water installation dazzles onlookers with mesmerizing LED lights

Golden Water installation dazzles onlookers with mesmerizing LED lights

The artist was inspired by the ancient Hohokam Indians who once occupied the northern Arizona and were among the first cultures to rely on irrigation canals. The resulting structure is a large-scale

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RIBA’s interactive exhibition invites you to play on a “Brutalist Playground” made from foam

RIBA’s interactive exhibition invites you to play on a “Brutalist Playground” made from foam

Part sculpture, part architectural installation, the exhibition revisits the mid-century playgrounds often made from concrete. Featuring examples from a number of London estates, including Churchill

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Vermilion Sands living roof takes hydro-seeding to the next level

Vermilion Sands living roof takes hydro-seeding to the next level

LED-lit Vermilion Sands temporary installation is a living canopy made from 260 pyramid-shaped modules covered in vegetation. Designed by Matthew Soules Architecture for a summer arts festival on West

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“La Cage aux Folles” architectural folly combines pipe bending with digital fabrication

“La Cage aux Folles” architectural folly combines pipe bending with digital fabrication

The installation was inspired by two concepts-Mongolian yurt and cage-like structures. It resembles a yurt in its structural design, as it is comprised of small wooden rods arranged in circles that join

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Inflatable RGBubble brings the RGB color spectrum of your digital screen to real life

Inflatable RGBubble brings the RGB color spectrum of your digital screen to real life

Rhode Island-based design collective Pneuhaus created small inflatable bubbles that place visitors in the ever-changing environment of the RGB color spectrum. As if inhabiting pixels within a digital

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‘The Invisible Store of Happiness’ wooden installation produced less carbon emissions than an iPhone 6

‘The Invisible Store of Happiness’ wooden installation produced less carbon emissions than an iPhone 6

British designer Sebastian Cox teamed up with with sculptor Laura Ellen Bacon to create a large wooden sculpture for the Clerkenwell Design Week 2015 in London. The piece, entitled The Invisible Store of

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This building in Venice is covered in 1,000 used car tires

This building in Venice is covered in 1,000 used car tires

The exterior of Israel's pavilion at this year's Venice Art Biennale is covered 1,000 used car tires. Artist Tsibi Geva had the tires imported from Israel and tied together to create a protective skin,

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Giant colorful lampshades transform Quebec City streets into cozy interior-like spaces

Giant colorful lampshades transform Quebec City streets into cozy interior-like spaces

The project is part of a master plan proposed by Lightemotion in 2013 to the Office du Tourisme de Québec, which calls for the illumination of several more major arteries. The designers of Lightemotion

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Winter Sun art installation brings warmth and light to King’s Cross in London

Winter Sun art installation brings warmth and light to King’s Cross in London

Developed as a sensory installation, the Winter Sun is a circular structure that measures 16.4 feet tall and 59 feet wide. An open-air bar located at the heart of the structure serves up hot and cold

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Airbnb Unveils Four House-Shaped Pavilions in Trafalgar Square for the London Design Festival

Airbnb Unveils Four House-Shaped Pavilions in Trafalgar Square for the London Design Festival

Jasper Morrison’s design was conceived as a home for a pigeon keeper. Boxes and perches with model birds are housed in blackened exterior made from plywood. The small house, adequately located on a

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Mysterious Fire Damages Florentijn Hofman’s Moon Gazing Rabbit in Taiwan

Mysterious Fire Damages Florentijn Hofman’s Moon Gazing Rabbit in Taiwan

The giant bunny was placed at the Dayuan Town Naval Base in Taiwan. Leaning back on a grassy wall, the adorable animal references an old East Asian tale about a rabbit that lives on the moon. Wood was

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Mobile House of 28 Hammocks Allows Visitors to ‘Hang’ for Free in Vienna

Mobile House of 28 Hammocks Allows Visitors to ‘Hang’ for Free in Vienna

Installed on the forecourt of the Museum Quarter in Vienna, the structure is meant to highlight the constant change that occurs in urban environments. Apart from an enticing place to relax, it also offers

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Hello Wood Unveils Epic Butterfly House Pavilion for the Budapest Spring Festival

Hello Wood Unveils Epic Butterfly House Pavilion for the Budapest Spring Festival

Hello Wood's Butterfly House covers an area of 300 square meters, and it was built from 20 tons of wood and 9 tons of concrete. The wings are painted with the patterns of the Poplar Admiral, one of

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Endless Stair Installation Outside Tate Modern in London Can Be Continuously Reconfigured

Endless Stair Installation Outside Tate Modern in London Can Be Continuously Reconfigured

The surreal Endless Stair installation is a hardwood structure designed for this year’s London Design Festival. Commissioned by AHEC (American Hardwood Export Council) and designed in collaboration

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Pop-Up Community Space Made from Shipping Containers Opens in Detroit

Pop-Up Community Space Made from Shipping Containers Opens in Detroit

First Container is a Detroit-based project that will include an innovative boutique hotel, a co-working lab and public event spaces made from shipping containers. In order to demonstrate some of the

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Julien Berthier’s Experimental Pop-Up Balconies Provide Escape from Being Cooped Up Indoors

Julien Berthier’s Experimental Pop-Up Balconies Provide Escape from Being Cooped Up Indoors

The project involves the use of a small crane that lifts the balcony unit into place. Made out of resin and steel, these rentable balconies are permanently attached to the truck, eliminating the risk of

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FORÊT II is a Meditation Pavilion Made from 810 Reclaimed Shipping Pallets

FORÊT II is a Meditation Pavilion Made from 810 Reclaimed Shipping Pallets

Justin Duchesneau and Philippe Allard have been working on projects together since 2009 and their latest FORÊT II (or Forest II) was completed just recently. The duo paired up to build a temporary

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Rune Guneriussen Creates Magical New Artworks by Placing Everyday Objects in Natural Landscapes

Rune Guneriussen Creates Magical New Artworks by Placing Everyday Objects in Natural Landscapes

Rune Guneriussen's art installations are enchanting and imaginative, transforming the most banal objects into works of art. What makes his work even more interesting and mysterious is that Guneriussen is

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6 Delightful Pop-Up Libraries To Encourage Reading This Summer

6 Delightful Pop-Up Libraries To Encourage Reading This Summer

Adopt a Phone Booth Library With mobile phones taking over, there seems little need for phone booths anymore, but rather than get rid of the iconic red booths in the UK, local communities are using them

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Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei Unveil First Images of the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei Unveil First Images of the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

The 2012 Serpentine Pavilion is envisioned as an exploration of the past 11 pavilions. Like an archeological dig, the team will root down into the earth to uncover traces of pavilions past and showcase

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Lush Living Wall Masks the Construction Site of a New Philadelphia Shake Shack

Lush Living Wall Masks the Construction Site of a New Philadelphia Shake Shack

Shake Shack is set to open their new Philly restaurant in the beginning of the summer at 2000 Sansom Street (corner of 20th and Sansom), near beautiful Rittenhouse Square in Center City. Until it's

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The Bayou Luminescence is a Lantern Large Enough to Walk Through in New Orleans

The Bayou Luminescence is a Lantern Large Enough to Walk Through in New Orleans

Yet another exploration in material - like the recently featured inverted couch in Croatia - Bayou Luminescence gets its name from bioluminescence, which describes the phenomenon whereby a living organism

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Numen’s Tuft Pula is a High Flying Inverted Couch Made of Tape!

Numen’s Tuft Pula is a High Flying Inverted Couch Made of Tape!

Numen explained that TUFT resulted from an evolution of the tape concept into something more self-standing and transferable. They created the primary form with adhesive tape, which was then divided into

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“A Path in the Forest” by Tetsuo Kondo is a Floating Woodland Trail in Estonia

“A Path in the Forest” by Tetsuo Kondo is a Floating Woodland Trail in Estonia

There's something magical about the forest, but people often need a little help seeing these natural monuments in a different light. Like these gorgeous giant wind chimes, A Path in the Forest is designed

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StereoTANK: Recycled Water Tanks Turned Into Giant Musical Instrument

StereoTANK: Recycled Water Tanks Turned Into Giant Musical Instrument

Ertorteguy and Valente bought two old extra large water tanks and cut off their tops. Then they built a wooden frame to hold the tanks on their sides and used recycled shipping pallets to serve as

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Liz Hickok Builds Amazing Architectural Models Out of Jell-O

Liz Hickok Builds Amazing Architectural Models Out of Jell-O

Hickok has recreated various parts of San Francisco including famous landmarks like City Hall, the Bay Bridge, the Ferry Building, parts of the Mission and even a whole skyline as seen from Alcatraz.

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