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Human-sized kaleidoscope at the Kobe Biennale wows with prismatic color and zipper architecture

(Courtesy of Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki)<p>If you’ve ever wondered what the cross-section of a diamond looks like, step inside this shipping …

Design

Designers convert lifeguard towers into winter pavilions for Toronto's frozen beaches

Lifeguard outposts along Toronto's frozen waterfront have been converted into a series of installations and pavilions, including a set of bright red …

Architecture

This Lifeguard Tower Becomes An Igloo When It Snows

Nobody wants to go sunbathing on a Toronto beach in winter, but what if the beaches could be enjoyed even when it’s cold? What if those desolate lifeguard stations were repurposed to keep people warm?<p>Winter Stations is an international contest organized by RAW design, Ferris + Associates and Curio, …

Igloos

Warming Huts provide shelter for ice-skaters on Winnipeg's frozen river

A cafe in a cross-shaped tent, a mirrored hideaway and a pop-up art gallery are among the shelters that architects have dotted along a frozen river …

Red River

Fiii Fun House cafe by Íris Cantante features wooden swing seats

Small wooden houses contain play areas and swinging furniture at this Buenos Aires cafe for both adults and children by architect Íris Cantante (+ …

Sacha Goldberger Photographe

An Alien Tunnel Is Breathing Clouds in the UK

Design studio Loop.pH use biomimetic design and lightweight materials to create 'Atmeture,' an experimental structure in Letchworth’s Broadway Gardens.<p><i>Image: onedotzero</i><p>In Letchworth’s Broadway Gardens, an illuminated architectural tunnel resembling giant alien plant life is <i>breathing</i>. Its …

Art

Amazing Pixelated Structure Composed of Perfectly Arranged Cubes

Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto was recently commissioned by Paris-based art gallery Philippe Gravier to produce this beautifully innovative installation for the FIAC art fair in Paris' Jardins des Tuileries. The project, entitled <i>Many Small Cubes</i>, is composed of stacks of variously sized aluminum …

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The Abandoned Communist Nuclear Reactor That Could Have Killed Us All

Just 90 miles off the tip of Florida lies a half-baked, abandoned relic of the Cold War-era arms race—what was once going to be a joint Cuban-Soviet …

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Architecture

Photographs Capture What Remains of ‘Old Shanghai’

For his series <i>Phantom Shanghai</i>, Canadian photographer Greg Girard points his lens to a city in a moment of significant change. For decades, Shanghai …

Amano Design Office wraps Tokyo office block with steel ribbons

Narrow strips of steel give an undulating facade to this renovated commercial block in Tokyo by Japanese firm Amano Design Office (+ …

Sliding walls reveal a round living room at Fabian Tan's Voila House

A circular sitting room in this Kuala Lumpur home by Malaysian architect Fabian Tan can be transformed into a sheltered outdoor terrace by sliding …

Snowflake-shaped hotel to float off the coast of Norway

<b>News:</b> a Dutch firm specialising in floating structures has unveiled plans for a hotel shaped like a snowflake with a glass roof so that guests can …

Looping wooden viewing platform in China built by students in just six days

This community viewing platform and play area, designed by Hong Kong architects Olivier Ottevaere and John Lin, provides a loop that rises up to …

Dragos Motica's Slash Lamp is designed to be broken

A stone comes with this concrete lamp by Bucharest designer Dragos Motica so the user can smash the shade to reveal the reinforcing steel mesh (+ …

Shingle-clad cultural centre by Modostudio offers spectacular mountain views

Italian office Modostudio has completed a shingle-clad building boasting mountain views for a private arts and sciences foundation near Bolzano, …

Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center wins Design of the Year 2014

<b>News:</b> architect Zaha Hadid's undulating Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku has been named Design of the Year by London's Design Museum this evening.<p>Zaha …

Bounce Below: A Giant Network of Trampolines Suspended in an Abandoned Welsh Slate Mine | Colossal

<p>If you’re afraid of heights, caves, the dark, suffer from claustrophobia or vertigo, this might not be for you, but if not, a small Welsh town has …