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Artlantique

Upcycled furniture from West African fishing boats

Artlantique is a Barcelona-based design studio working with local craftsmen in Dakar, Senegal to produce upcycled furniture using wood salvaged from traditional West African fishing boats. 294 more words

Africa

Weekly Listen: The Speed of Light for Building Pyramids

In this excellent podcast episode by 99% Invisible, Steve Burrows, an engineering consultant for Arup, studies the Great Pyramid at Giza and comes to the conclusion that contemporary architects and engineers would do well to apply the traditional design principles used by the ancient Egyptians.  301 more words