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LEAD’s Fiery Golden Moon Pavilion Lights up the Night at Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn Festival

LEAD’s Fiery Golden Moon Pavilion Lights up the Night at Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn Festival

LEAD's Golden Moon pavilion offers a new take on traditional Chinese lanterns, and it's an expression of the romantic legend of Chang’e, the Moon Goddess of Immortality, who can only visit her

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Bergen Safe House is a Temporary Structure Protected From Fire by a Charred Exterior

Bergen Safe House is a Temporary Structure Protected From Fire by a Charred Exterior

The Bergen Safe House was built in just 4 days as part of the Bergen International Wood Festival in Norway. Created by Dutch architects Max Rink and Simon de Jong and designer Rachel Griffin, the

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Spanish Architects Transform a Disused Marketplace into a Fun Children’s Center

Spanish Architects Transform a Disused Marketplace into a Fun Children’s Center

Opting for lightweight construction materials, the designers built a double storey wood enclosure that fits inside the cavernous structure that has been disused for several years. A nifty slide connects

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Controversial £12 Million Floating Motorway for London Olympics Will Only Be For “Fat Cats”

Controversial £12 Million Floating Motorway for London Olympics Will Only Be For “Fat Cats”

Dezeen almost had us fooled with their awesome April Fool’s post about Mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to build a floating motorway on the Thames River in time for this year’s Olympic games.

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Werner Sobek’s Temporary Altar is a Cantilevering Shelter for the Pope

Werner Sobek’s Temporary Altar is a Cantilevering Shelter for the Pope

Placed on a green field at the Freiburg airfield, the cantilevering altar was built without a single drop of glue and without any kind of welding. Instead, only bolted, rotating, and clamp joints were

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Part-Thenon is a Funky California Shed Made Entirely Out of Salvaged Car Parts

Part-Thenon is a Funky California Shed Made Entirely Out of Salvaged Car Parts

According to Karl, who did all of the construction work, this shed is surprisingly sturdy and water tight. It receives all of its support from the car parts and he even pre-tensioned the roof so that it

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Recycled Greenhouse Pavilion Pops Up in the Dutch Countryside

Recycled Greenhouse Pavilion Pops Up in the Dutch Countryside

Earlier this summer, Studio Elmo Vermijs was commissioned by Landart 2011 (initiated by Groene Woud and BKKC) to create a meeting place near a farm in Sint Oedenrode, The Netherlands. Inspired by the many

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Sleepbox: Weary Travelers Can Take Power Naps Almost Anywhere in This Tiny Receptacle

Sleepbox: Weary Travelers Can Take Power Naps Almost Anywhere in This Tiny Receptacle

The beauty of the Sleepbox 01 lies in both its simplicity and its price tag. Instead of forking out $150 or more for an expensive hotel room, or dealing with roach-infested urban shacks on the other end

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Porte Cochère is a Spiraling Prefab Pavilion for the UN Campus in NYC

Porte Cochère is a Spiraling Prefab Pavilion for the UN Campus in NYC

The Porte Cochère's main function is to serve as an entrance pavilion while several historic UN buildings are being renovated - a project that is scheduled to span five years. Taking the temporary nature

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Giant Robots Made of Recycled Yellow Beer Crates

Giant Robots Made of Recycled Yellow Beer Crates

Move over, Optimus Prime. There are two new mega-sized robots in the house and they’re both made almost entirely of ordinary, yellow beer crates. Spain-based External Reference Architects came up

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Intoxicating Pavilion Made of 33,000 Yellow Beer Crates

Intoxicating Pavilion Made of 33,000 Yellow Beer Crates

Attracting attention of its own but still remaining respectful to the adjacent Atomium building, the pavilion is located on the roundabout where it's highly visible to cars and pedestrians. Tying in the

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