Maarten Van Orsouw

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3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

3D Printing

Brainstorming Rooms at the Zendesk Offices from Melbourne

Part of a design process, they will a need of a whiteboard or brainstorming rooms. An area whenever it is your home office or office that you can …

San Francisco

Terrifying cliffside 'nests' let you live on the edge in style

A new type of cliffside dwelling, Nestinbox, is taking the vertical housing trend to new and terrifying heights. The tiny cliffside homes – inspired …

The dazzling and depressing architecture of density in megacities

I’ve featured the work of photographer Michael Wolf here before, particularly his series of photos taken in Hong Kong called Architecture of Density, …

Mega Cities

Eternit assigns architectural form to communicate energy-efficient building skins

<b>MUNICH</b> – In advance of the next Bau trade fair, which takes place next month, we share the story of Eternit’s stand by Astrid Bornheim from the 2015 …

Robots built this trippy brick facade

Whoa<p>Brick, a material as old as time, may just be the edgiest thing in architecture right now. Earlier this year, we saw Dutch firm MVRDV cover an Amsterdam Chanel boutique with super strong, super rad bricks of glass. And now, Chinese firm Archi-Union Architects has created a brick facade that …

Out of the box: Sustainable lighting system made out of its own packaging

A Dutch designer created a nearly zero-waste lamp that cannibalizes its own cardboard tubing.<p>Cardboard has become a versatile material for contemporary designers, showing up again and again in the form of furniture, housing, and the buildings of Shigeru Ban. Now, the R16 lamp designed by …

Uber’s first self-driving cars will start picking up passengers this month

It’s been a while since news broke in early 2015 that Uber was working on self-driving cars. Earlier this year, the company openly admitted it was testing cars in Pittsburgh, but we haven’t heard much more over the last 18 months.<p>With Google, the self-driving car leader, slowly making progress with …

Autonomous Cars

Reference: Common Dimensions, Angles and Heights for Seating Designers

If you're designing a chair, sofa, stool, bench, booth or banquette, start here<p>Furniture dimensions don't come out of the air. They come out of heavy …

Great Depression

leigh sachwitz INSIDEOUT installation: experience a storm

<b>leigh sachwitz’s installation INSIDEOUT invites users to experience a storm</b><br>all images © miguel martinez<p><b>leigh sachwitz’s installation ‘INSIDEOUT’</b> …

Taylor and Miller creates a retail space within a working candle factory

This small showroom by Taylor and Miller for a Brooklyn-based candle and fragrance company is defined by suspended walls made of wood and steel (+ …

A Long Overdue Documentary about Dieter Rams

When you think of iconic, game-changing designers of the last century, Dieter Rams is bound to be in the top 10. His influence on the design world …

Product Design

LSD Residence / Davidov Partners Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> LSD Residence was designed for a couple of soon to be empty-nesters. A significant driver behind the …

Design Review Panel Digs Into BIG's Mountain on King West

Bjarke Ingels' highly-anticipated Toronto debut hit a speed bump on Thursday as BIG's proposal for 489-539 King Street West made its first pass …

Architecture

Virtual Art Sessions: Behind the Scenes

Workflow Options In Adobe Camera Raw

There are times when, at the very outset of editing, you’ll know the dimensions of the image you want to create. In this post we’ll take a look at …

Tutorials

Architect Nicholas Hunt creates a tiny retreat in his Brooklyn garden

American architect Nicholas Hunt has built a micro studio in the backyard of his Brooklyn home, intended to provide "solitude within the immense …

'Body Hacking' Movement Rises Ahead Of Moral Answers

A curious crowd lingered around Amal Graafstra as he carefully unpacked a pair of gloves, a small sterile blanket and a huge needle. A long line of people were waiting to get tiny computer chips implanted into their hands.<p>Graafstra had set up shop in a booth in the middle of an exhibit hall at the …

Singularity

L.A. Orders Removal of Tiny Houses Built for the Homeless – 'Their Hearts Are Broken'

Tiny houses built for the homeless are being seized and destroyed by the city of Los Angeles as part of street cleanup efforts.<p>Three of the modest …

Instinct Isn’t Enough: Great Design Demands Data

Data-informed design, not data-driven design, is key for delivering top-notch products, argues Robert Hoekman Jr.<p>Executives live by the idea that data will help them understand, and predict, and plan. Data will help them see how decisions map to outcomes, and how outcomes can be influenced by this …

Die Hard

Sigurd Larsen adds plywood playhouse to Michelberger hotel room

A wooden volume conceals the bedroom, bathroom and sauna inside this Berlin hotel room, which was recently overhauled by Danish architect Sigurd …

Architecture

A Circular Bridge in Uruguay by Rafael Viñoly Architects

Laguna Garzon Bridge is a recently completed ring-shaped bridge designed by New York-based Rafael Viñoly Architects. The concrete bridge, which spans …

Uruguay

Amalgamma develops 3D printing concrete technique for building structures

A group of students from the Bartlett School of Architecture has developed a method of 3D printing concrete to create structural elements and large …

This tree-covered Italian skyscraper gives new meaning to 'green architecture'

The 256-foot and 344-foot towers are covered head to toe in more than 700 trees and 90 species of plants, an achievement that was ingenious enough to land Bosco Verticale second place in this year's Emporis Skyscraper Award.<p>During the winter, sunlight can easily pass through the bare plant life and …

Skyscrapers

An Interview with German Fine Art Photographer Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand is a German photographer and sculpturist who is internationally known for his remarkable and engaging political still life artworks. I …

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Miljoenenschikking over duurder station Breda

Gisteren, 15:25<p>Het wordt behelpen voor het Europees Geneesmiddelenbureau in het gebouw dat het volgend jaar tijdelijk in Amsterdam betrekt.<p>26 …

Add a Flipboard Profile Badge to Your Website

Flipboard profile badges are now available for bloggers, partners and fans. You can choose from a variety of simple logos in different sizes, shapes and colors.<p>Visit https://share.flipboard.com/ to get started.<p>Scroll to the “BADGE” portion of the page. Select your preferred color and shape, then …

World’s first 3D-printed hotel suite pops up in less than 5 days

Hotel owner Lewis Yakich has unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed hotel suite—and it even comes with a spacious 3D-printed concrete jacuzzi. The …

3D Printing