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French Pavilion for Milan Expo Designed to Grow Fresh Food

For the upcoming Expo Milan 2015, the country of France envisioned their pavilion as a covered market. A competition was held to design the space with the winning entry coming from X-TU architects. They centered the 3,600 square meter building around the concept of “producing and nurturing in …

Video: Insane Sci-Fi Architecture Personified

A city is more than an assemblage of buildings and roads and sewer pipe. It is, in its own way, a living, breathing thing. In “Walking City: Architecture + Evolution + Movement,” a video from media design studio Universal Everything, the architecture of a city takes on a life of its own in a …

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined – review

There's a terrible misconception about architecture, which is that it is a visual art. Yes, you can see buildings and photograph and film them, but a great deal of your experience of a given space has to do with its temperature and acoustic, its odour or lack of it, the feel of the floor under your …

Artist Creates "Paintings" with One Sheet of Intricately Folded Fabric

British artist Benjamin Shine creates textured “paintings” by carefully folding and ironing one giant sheet of tulle fabric. His subjects range from portraits of iconic stars like Elizabeth Taylor to realistic renditions of elderly hands and beautifully abstract faces emerging from the flowing …

Parametric Bench – Interior Design by Oleg Soroko

Bench Design Concept.<p>This parametric bench was designed by Oleg Soroko aka After-Form, a Moscow, Russia based architect as well as interior and …

Closing Windows: Microsoft and its platforms are nowhere to be found at CES

For over a decade, Microsoft was the dominant presence at CES. But since pulling out of the show in 2013, the company has faded almost completely from view this year: the biggest Microsoft story at CES 2014 is that first-choice CEO candidate Alan Mulally has declined the job.<p>Since it’s not at the …

3D Typography by Lex Wilson

Lex Wilson is a illustrator and graphic designer from Cambridge, UK - currently based in London. he studied at The Nottingham Trent University where …

Glissando Credenza – Furniture Design by Jon Goulder

Glissando Credenza – Excellent Furniture Design.<p>Designer Jon Goulder describes this work as “visually mimics the glide from one pitch to another in …

Articles about 9 stainless steel kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

The authority on prefabricated stainless steel railing systems offers an AIA-approved continuing education course for trade...<p>Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>One ground-shaking day in January this year …

Second Skin Emergency Protection Blanket Offers Essential Needs for Earthquake Survivors

After a strong earthquake struck, survivors would need immediate temporary shelters to keep them safe. <b>Second Skin</b> has been designed to provide …

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Pikkpack Shoes Project Includes You In the Shoe Making Process

Sara Gulyas, a Hungarian designer has submitted her project <b>PIKKPACK shoes</b>. She’s been working with leather for more than 10 years and after …

Archicine Poster Series by Federico Babina

We have seen a lot of movie related poster series lately, but certainly Federico Babina's series Archicine has a great take on the matter. Federico …

Articles about building modern pavilions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.<p>For those of you, like me, who missed out on Wednesday's broadcast premiere of the wonderful IM Pei: Building China Modern,...<p>Stephen Yablon Architect reimagines the stilt-house typology for a cutting-edge modern addition …

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula

Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Called “veloCity,” the exhibition consists of both paintings and drawings that show love to one of the greatest metropolises in the world. In her oil paintings, New York City …

The work of Tate Britain architects Peter St John and Adam Caruso – in pictures

Caruso St John’s £45m facelift of Tate Britain will be unveiled this week. Here is a sneak preview, plus some of their other designs

Articles about designer spotlight le corbusier on Dwell.com - Dwell

In 1923 when Le Corbusier published his tome "Vers une Architecture" (Toward a New Architecture), the Swiss-French architect...<p>Los Angeles architect Linda Taalman made a rare visit to Le Corbusier’s fraught masterpiece, the capitol complex of the city of...<p>From a 200-square-foot …

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Creative Logo Designs by Mamastudio

Logo Design Collection.<p>Mamastudio is a Warsaw, Poland based graphic design and branding studio with more than 10 years experience in creating visual …

Beautiful Geometric Shelter Inspired by a Flowering Cactus

Designed by Mexican architect Ivn Jurez of X-Studio, Cactaceae is an otherworldly construction that blends a <i>human-made</i> structure into nature. Jurez developed the piece as a tribute to the land and, located somewhere in the desert of Tropic of Cancer in Mexico, it was inspired by the surrounding, …