Aurelie Barbaux

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An Owl-Shaped Cabin Invites You to Sleep off the Grid in Bordeaux, France

An Australian Firm Makes Portable Hotel Rooms Out of Shipping Containers

These 20-foot shipping containers are repurposed into stunning luxurious hotel rooms.<p>Australia-based firm Contained specializes in transforming vessels that originally hauled heavy cargo all over the world into well-designed lodgings. The portable structures have the unique ability to travel almost …

Portable

Une simulation virtuelle de 25 milliards de galaxies pour vérifier les lois de la physique

Des chercheurs suisses ont réalisé la plus vaste simulation astrophysique de l'Univers sur supercalculateur, en incorporant à leur modèle la …

Astronomie

Friandises à base d’eau polluée par les étudiants de l’université d’art de Taïwan

Pour sensibiliser les habitants de Taïwan aux problèmes environnementaux et à la pollution de l’eau, les étudiants: Hung I-chen, Guo Yi-hui et Cheng …

Université

La mécanique subtile du nénuphar

Pas de muscle, et pourtant il bouge : c'est un mécanisme à la fois physique et chimique qui permet le mouvement du nénuphar.<p>Tandis que le crépuscule …

Sciences

Growing Antarctic crack primes Delaware-sized iceberg

(Reuters) - A crack that could create an iceberg the size of Delaware - and destabilize one of the largest ice shelves in the Antarctic - has branched out and begun to widen more quickly, a scientist said on Wednesday.<p>An oblique view of a massive rift in the Antarcitc Peninsula's Larsen C ice shelf …

Global Warming

These Major U.S. Cities Have Just Agreed to Run on 100 Percent Renewable Energy

With thousands marching around the country for climate action, lawmakers are starting to answer their calls<p>For a city to run entirely on renewable energy, it means each building in the municipal area must adhere to the strict guidelines put in place. Sure, it's not an easy, or even convenient goal …

Type With Pride: The Gilbert Font ProjectOn 31 March, 2017, Gilbert Baker the creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag sadly passed away

On 31 March, 2017, Gilbert Baker the creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag sadly passed away. Mr. Baker was both an LGBTQ activist and artist, and was known for helping friends create banners for protests and marches. To honor the memory of Gilbert Baker, <b>NewFest</b> and <b>NYC Pride</b> partnered with <b>Ogilvy & Mather</b> and <b>Fontself</b> to create a free font inspired by the design language of the iconic Rainbow Flag, the font was named ‘Gilbert’ after Mr. Baker.

Art topiaire : les plus beaux jardins sur Instagram

PUBLIÉ LE MERCREDI, 12 AVRIL 2017<p>Nous avons parcouru Instagram pour vous dénicher les plus beaux jardins de buis taillés. Tous à vos sécateurs !<p>1 …

Le Corbusier’s utopian city Chandigarh, and its faded glory, captured in photos

A new book shows the modernist utopia today, after decades of adaptation and decay<p>Good times rarely last, a cliche that’s particularly apt for architectural utopias and planned cities. Originally envisioned as a new metropolis in 1950, Chandigarh, a capital complex built by the Indian government to …

A Company in Japan Just Broke the World Record for Solar Panel Efficiency

The Rise of Solar Power<p>Solar power is certainly on the rise around the world. There are massive solar power generating installations across Asia, …

Incredible train 'disappears' through block of flats in China's 'Mountain City'

Architects and planners in a Chinese city have designed a novel way to make space for an essential train route - by building it through the centre of a block of flats.<p>The unusual train track passes directly through the 19-storey residential building in the “emerging mega-city” of Chongqing, located …

Unique Photographs of Etna Vulcan in Eruption

L’Etna est le volcan le plus haut d’Europe, avec ses 3,350 mètres. Constamment en activité, ce volcan est à la une de l’actualité à cause des …

Media

Stella McCartney and Adidas unveil Parley Ultra Boost X trainers made from ocean plastic

Adidas and fashion designer Stella McCartney have revealed a new version of the Ultra Boost trainer that features an upper made from plastic …

Shoes

Urban Miniature Cities So Detailed You’ll Need A Magnifying Glass

You have to look incredibly close to see it, but Joshua Smith packs an immense amount of detail into his miniature worlds. The Australian artist has …

Soba bamboo furniture by Stefan Diez naturally changes colour over time

This flat-pack bamboo bench and trestle by German designer Stefan Diez is held together with string and doesn't require any tools or fixings to …

A House Encased in Ice on the Shores of Lake Ontario

The Flying Monks of Mailītis Architects' Wind Tunnel Amphitheater

The Shaolin Flying Monks Theatre, built by Latvia's Mailītis Architects in the Songshan Mountains of central China, incorporates a branch-like wind tunnel at its center which is used by the monks for levitation. The amphitheater itself plays homage to the region, matching the nearby mountains and …

Zen

This Crazy Gorgeous Font Evolves As You Type With It

Oh, and it's inspired by cockroaches.<p>This being a digital age, our lives are suffused with fonts. Just about every word we read is set in a font crafted by an artist, a team of them, or even multiple generations of designers. But for the non-graphic designers among us, who mostly interact with font …

Typography

Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPiseefaces Weekend Hashtag Project...

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Instagram

This plant-covered Singapore skyscraper is the tropical building of the future

Steel and glass skyscrapers may work in the climates of New York City or San Francisco, but in tropical Singapore they heat up fast. So WOHA …

Skyscrapers

Naturally Erupted Elephant Rock in Iceland

Pour ceux qui seraient en quête de choses merveilleuses à découvrir, le Rocher Eléphant est sans doute un endroit à noter. Cette formation naturelle …

Rock

Surreal photographic composition by @ryan_romanes and Jiani Lu for the visual identity of design event @ingcreatives You must also see the complete system #graphicdesign #photography #composition Share your work with us by identifying @etapes on your pictures.

Discovering Abandoned Cooling Towers Across Europe

Le photographe Reginald Van de Velde, basé en Belgique, s’est lancé le défi de photographier les tours de refroidissement à travers l’Europe, de la …

Europe

Beautiful Ink Paintings of Chickens

Endre Penovác est un artiste dont nous avons précédemment présenté le travail. Il réalise de jolies peinture à l’encre, d’animaux et de végétaux. Un …

Culture

Blossom Pavilion in Shanghai features steel "rocks" and a rooftop flowerbed

Shanghai studio Atelier Deshaus has teamed up with artist Zhan Wang to create a flower-topped pavilion supported by irregularly shaped slabs of …

#connectetapes "Reflections" beautiful photography project with mirrors by @sebastianmagnani Http://connect.etapes.com #photography #inspiration #design#creation #mirrors

A view of a tulip field in Zhumadian, Henan province, China on March 31st 2016. Credit: Reuters #tulips #spring #flowers #Zhumadian #China

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