Mireille Mills

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The Glowing Grotto of New Zealand

<i>Image: perdidoseachados</i><p>This spectacular sight is a cave in Waitomo, a township on the North Island of New Zealand that is populated with glowworms. …

Tiny Shrimp-like Organisms Try to Illuminate the Insides of Fish That Eat Them | Colossal

<p>No, these aren’t light vomiting fish, though you would be forgiven for thinking so because that’s exactly what it looks like. What you’re seeing is …

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Villa W is set on a slope and uses geothermal energy: http://www.archello.com/en/project/villa-w

Stunning Weave House Located on the Coast of Spain by A-cero

Located off the Mediterranean coast of Spain is the <i>Weave House</i>, a residential project designed by architects A-cero. The single family home occupies over 10,000 square feet of space and is divided into three storeys. Its eye-catching facade features striking white lines that wrap around the …

Formwerkz Architects' Terrace House is covered with plants inside and out

Stepped planters flank the stairways that ascend through the atrium and over the roof of this concrete house in Singapore by Formwerkz Architects.<p>A …

The Part of the Plane You Never Get to See: What Do Cabin Crews' Chillaxation Spots Look Like?

On long-haul flights, both flight attendants and pilots need to take breaks. Yet airplane designers are of course forced to cram cabin crew rest …

The Three Living and the Three Dead

A recurring theme in medieval art is “The Three Living and the Three Dead.” You’ll find it over and over, a scene in which three normal people …

This Piano Is Played by Clouds

David Bowen is a robotic sculptor. By that I mean he makes robotic sculptures, not that he himself is a robot--at least to the best of my knowledge. …

Apollo Architects specifies concrete and plastic for Frame house in Tokyo

Apollo Architects & Associates swapped timber frames for concrete and fibre-reinforced plastic to reduce the cost of building this house and studio …

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Ten Things You Might Be Doing Wrong Every Day

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>Previously at Neatorama, there has been <b>talk</b> (and even <b>song</b>) about how to load a dishwasher. The people at Lifehacks put together a list …

A House That Nestles into its Natural Environment

This 2400 square foot house in Weston, Connecticut was designed by Specht Harpman Architects, the geniuses behind the incredibly loved Manhattan …

Green House by Studio Element: http://www.archello.com/en/project/green-house/1705831

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What The Future Looks Like To North Koreans Who Have Never Left

What does a future imagined by someone living in a place that’s been cut off from the rest of the world since 1948 look like? Approximately 1958.<p>North Korea is the least visited country in the world, but Koryo Tours, one of the only companies to bring foreign travelers there, is trying to change …

Calming Tea Bag Designs Turn Stress into Relaxation

The ad agency M+C Saatchi Malaysia designed <b>these tea bags</b> for the Boh tea brand. They're bags of chamomile tea with the tea shaped into symbols of …

Pearl Bay Residence by Gavin Maddock Design Studio

Gavin Maddock Design Studio have completed a contemporary home located in Yzerfontein, 90kms north of Cape Town, South Africa.<p>Project description<p>This …

Oral Alphabet

This novel sculptural piece by Takayuki Ogawa shows each letter of the alphabet in the form of a mouth shaped to pronounce that letter. <b>Oral:phabet</b>, …

Eric Brunt's Flux Snowshoes Transform With Each Step

I love seeing this kind of nuts-and-bolts industrial design. Seattle-based designer Eric Brunt observed that what makes snowshoes work is their …

Architecture That Makes The Most of Indoor-Outdoor Living

One of the benefits of living in California is getting to spend so much time outdoors all year long and with that being said, it’s no wonder people …

Blackwood Street Bunker / Clare Cousins Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Through the combined effort of its new occupants; a construction company and an architecture studio; …

Pop Culture in Pen and Ink

Artist Rik Reimert has an impressive array of celebrity portraits on his website. The simplicity of his crosshatch pen and ink drawings does not …

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Saul E Méndez menswear store features doors and windows pulled out from the walls

Doors and windows have been stretched out from the facade of this shop and cafe in Guatemala City by local studio Taller KEN (+ slideshow).<p>Taller KEN …

The Frustrating Sculptures of Fabian Bürgy

Do you ever feel like parts of your life were intentionally designed to go wrong? Fabian Bürgy knows your pain. He's a Swiss artist who lives in …

Brazil's World Cup Stadiums, ReImagined As Housing Units

After seven years of planning and 31 days of competition, the most expensive soccer tournament in history — likely to exceed $14 billion when all the bills come in — is over in Brazil. For much of the infrastructure built up across the country, the question is: What now?<p>For a country with an …