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Chair that Looks Like It’s Being Lifted by Balloons

The 1953 French movie <i>Le Ballon Rouge</i> inspired h220430 to create the Balloon Chair. The look of the chair was inspired by the main character’s …

Furniture

Architizer

In Abu Dhabi, A Desert Park With A Secret Garden

In Abu Dhabi, a grassy European-style park requires constant irrigation to counteract the sun’s intensity. With that in mind, the London-based architect Thomas Heatherwick plans to redesign the 30-acre Al Fayah Park to embrace the desert setting while providing a comfortable place for people to …

Abu Dhabi

The Slums Of Liberia Spring To Life In These Animated GIFs

François Beaurain explores life in the capitol of Liberia through a series of beautiful GIFs.<p>What makes an animated GIF so compelling isn’t just that it’s an image in motion; it’s that it’s cyclical. It loops, and anything caught within it becomes like a gear. In a way, what makes a GIF so …

GIF Animations

+node: A Cantilevered Home Stacked Like Building Blocks

+node is a Japanese house, designed by Keisuke Maeda of UID architects, that was built on a plot of land that’s partially in the forest. The sloped …

7 Architecture Firms Driving Spain’s Public Housing Revolution

As city populations increase across the world, so does the cost of living. For low-income residents, the choices for adequate social housing are often few and far between. Not to mention, much of the typology is defined by towering housing blocks with little character, affecting the quality of life …

Armada & LayAir Armchairs from Hookl und Stool

Hookl und Stool, which consists of designers Zoran Jedrejcic and Aleksandar Ugresic, recently presented their newest creations earlier this year at …

Furniture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Like a fish tank filter for humans…

With all that surface area, it makes perfect sense that our skyscrapers should be doing double duty! A response to environmental pollution in urban …

A Beachfront House in Peru by Juan Carlos Doblado

Located on the Pacific Coast, this beach home in La Jolla, Peru, was designed by Juan Carlos Doblado as a way to bridge the gap between man and …

La Jolla