James Martin

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An Underwater Spot Lets You Meet in the Middle of a Lake

The visitor walks through the ramp, descending - water level is higher on both sides - and the visitor remains absolutely dry. This intervention, …

The Australian Garden / Taylor Cullity Lethlean + Paul Thompson

<b>Introduction</b><br>In a former sand quarry, a new botanic garden has been completed, one that allows visitors to follow a metaphorical journey of water …

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Want to connect your home? Here are 3 devices that will give you the most bang for your buck

Since I’ve taken on the internet of things beat here at GigaOM I’m trying to test, buy and learn about as many connected projects as possible. Along …

Video: Snøhetta - Memories of Architectural Landscapes

The Louisiana Channel at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark shared with us their video, titled 'Snøhetta - Memories of Architectural …

Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison In The Pacific http://www.evolo.us/architecture/hydroelectric-waterfall-prison-in-the-pacific/

How To Win Over Co-Workers And Influence Meetings: Use These 3 Words

A pair of MIT researchers think they’ve cracked the code behind office meetings, where a good idea can succeed or fail based not on the merits of the idea itself, but how you present it.<p>In their new paper, “Learning About Meetings,” Been Kim and Cynthia Rudin note that U.S. managers often spend up …

The Unsung Industrial Design Firm Behind Street Charge: Pensa

This week New York City saw the trial launch of Street Charge, a series of tree-like structures sprouting up in public spaces. And as the name …

Beyond the High-Line: Re-Imagining Open Space for our Crowded Urban Future

<i>This article, by David Gensler, co-CEO of Gensler, originally appeared in Fast Company.</i><p>Those of us associated with the building of cities are often …

New York "can overtake Silicon Valley" as tech hub

<b>News:</b> urban improvements such as cycle paths, parks and public transport could transform Brooklyn and help turn New York City into the USA's leading …

Qatar’s Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

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Climate change 101 with Ernest Moniz: “Count.”

For the sake of any slow ones in the room, how can we be so sure that humans are responsible for climate change?<p>Basic mathematics is a good place to …

VIDEO: Tokyo's eco-cycle park bicycle elevator stores 144 bikes underground

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jA_yUOmvzk<p>Tokyo’s underground bicycle storage system looks more like an elaborate mechanism from a sci-fi movie than …

OMA-Designed Bridge Explores Infrastructure As Public Space: http://bit.ly/13Od9xM

Qatar 2022 World Cup: Qatar to Accommodate Soccer Fans with Floating Hotels

In response to the mounting criticism of Qatar's ability to host the 2022 World Cup, the "tiny Gulf Arab state" is considering developing floating …

"How Our Cities Are Shaping Us" Infographic

Architects and city planners are becoming more and more familiar with the health effects of our built environment. This to-the-point infographic …

Heatherwick Releases Updated Images for London's 'Garden Bridge'

After winning a Transport for London (TfL) tender for ideas to improve pedestrian access across the River Thames, <b>Thomas Heatherwick</b> and <b>Arup</b> unveiled …

Get Ready For Summer: 10 Outdoor Pavilions http://bit.ly/11zcwn1

City Cultural Center Competition Entry / TheeAe LTD.

Designed by <b>TheeAe LTD.</b>, the main idea for their ‘Wooden Wave’ proposal for the Taichung City Cultural Center competition was driven by its elements …

A:LOG : A Notebook Designed Just for Architects

Three graduate architecture students at Columbia University have developed a revolutionary notebook designed specifically for architects. "A:LOG is …

Interior for Students / Ruetemple

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Wishes of the customer: to design a room for two students: a brother and a sister, provide an area for …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

In Progress: Porter School / Axelrod-Grobman Architects + NCArchitects + Geotectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Israel's first LEED Platinum building, the Porter School of Environmental Studies EcoBuilding by …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Thatching is making a comeback.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, …

10 mindblowing uses for the world-changing substance that never was

Starlite could be the most valuable man-made substance ever created. It has the potential to revolutionise industries, save lives and change the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

These five winning projects of the 2018 A+Awards celebrate local materials, knowledge and craftsmans hip.<p>Enter now and get your project seen by millions.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Workshops are designed as spaces to tinker, craft, and fabricate.<p>This monumental …

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dRMM to install Escher-style staircase outside St Paul's Cathedral

<b>News:</b> architecture firm dRMM will install 20 interlocking wooden staircases outside St Paul's Cathedral for the London Design Festival in September.</b> …

August Smart Lock by Yves Behar

San Francisco designer Yves Behar of Fuseproject has designed a lock that replaces physical keys with a smartphone app.<p>Developed by Yves Behar in …