absorbed then converted into floating letter-forms in space, the interactive installation projects japanese hirgana characters onto shimeji mushrooms.
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100 houses and a mosque in a muslim fishing village seek to alleviate a housing shortage while respecting local culture with an elegant system of folding partitions and a generous open-air living space.
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now in its third generation, the sports hatch boasts 300 horsepower from its re-designed 2.0 liter turbo-charged engine.
the sinuous form mirrors the naturally undulating terrain and river of istanbul, creating an atmosphere fostering the growth of business and culture.
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the proposal envisions factories turned into gardens and small-scale interventions that will result in a mosaic of greenery and veritable ecosystems, reconnecting the historic area to the sea.
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the swiss architect will reconsider the eclectic group of buildings and unveil his proposal next month amid controversy about the impending demolition of four existing buildings.
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the french luxury brand gives some insight on how to properly pack jackets, jeans and shirts into a suitcase (because nobody wants a wrinkled dress shirt right?)
by combining workspace and workout furniture, the three-piece collection allows users to take a break from their busy work schedules and partake in regular daily exercise.
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the device reduces the start time of charcoal grills to less than ten minutes and supercharges the starting of all kinds of other fires.
who did the internet love this year? on tuesday the webby awards announced the winners of its 17th edition.
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a radically contemporary residence in a dense urban context exhibits tell-tale signs of traditional japanese architecture with a fujimoto twist.
a master jury that included the likes of david adjaye and toshiko mori has selected 20 projects from around the globe that represent a great improvement to the quality of life and the power of the built form in muslim societies.
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the new building takes into consideration the challenges of supporting technological performance in such extreme climates, while still considering its aesthetics.
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every piece of various household items - including a phone, lawnmower and typewriter - are meticulously taken apart, and arranged in an organized composition.
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internationally-acclaimed photographer wins the award for his daring and fortunate helicopter trip over new york city.
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the winning entry inverts the idea of a museum program, using a permeable steel canopy to invite the outdoors into the space and weave the form into the colorful hues of the surrounding agrarian quilt.
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the record-breaking production uses thousands of precisely placed atoms to create nearly 250 frames of stop-motion action.
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an urban ribbon between two major roads in paris's 18th arrondissement, the apartments sport a facade of both laquered and brushed aluminum and tectonically reinterpret baroque revivalist architecture.
taking direct cues from the fascist building style of the 'square colosseum' in rome which it references, 'EUR' creates a series of superimposed arches that can be extended upwards and outwards.
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