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Rising from Rubble

Kimberley Mok reports at Treehugger about how a prize-winning architect plans to repurpose the rubble from the recent earthquake to rebuild Nepal in an adaptable style based on traditional Nepalese architecture. 165 more words

3D Synth

Artist duo Toki has an installation in an abandoned D.C. building that uses vibrant yarn to create a mesmerizing 3D space. This piece, entitled Synth… 13 more words

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NEW YORK CITY APARTMENT / BRISTOL │ Bristol Museum & Art Gallery → 27 September 2015

GALLERYARTIST

“Alawñ vizitrz t xpirı̣ns ɖ gôstācitcčr v a soft coridor n sterces têlrd fṛm fabric bêst on ɖ ātist’s hom in Ny Ywc” 50 more words

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Bookshelf Superheroes come to the rescue by Artori Design

Artist Artori Design creates these fun metal bookshelves that give the impression a superhero is saving your books from doom. The sideways version uses a magnet to attach the end of the books, while the other model is a wall-mounted floating shelf that gives the impression a caped crusader is giving your books a lift from below. 7 more words

Arts

Kaleidoscopic Origami Dreams

Japanese artists Masakazu Shirane and New Zealander Reuben Young have created kaleidoscopic origami as a domed structure made up more than 320 geometric shapes. They constantly shift and alter the spectrum of light projected within the luminous space.

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Design

Interview With Architect Arthur Casas

Influenced by a spirit both modernist and contemporary, brazilian architect arthur casas has completed a number of exemplary projects in his home country and beyond. as evidenced by his expanding portfolio, casas’ work is fueled by a holistic approach that enables him to comfortably work at scales ranging from an everyday dining chair to an entire neighborhood masterplan. 842 more words

Ecology

Tokyo No Ads

Imagine a world without advertisements…difficult, isn’t it? our surroundings are bombarded with names in neon lights, billboards, banners, and boards. French graphic designer Nicolas damiens… 91 more words

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