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Exuberant Green Landscape Beautifully Showcased by Pachamanca House in Peru

<b>Pachamanca House</b> in Lima, Peru, borrows its name from an ancient Peruvian technique of cooking under the ground.The 682 square-meter home was built …

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Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

Nanotech

Encuentro Guadalupe

The rooms at Encuentro Guadalupe may be small, but once you get an eyeful of the views they provide, their size simply won't matter. Set on a hill …

Elongated Princeton House Envisioned Around a Central Garden

<b>LEVENBETTS</b> completed the design and development of <b>The Princeton House,</b> a modern residence located on a thin plot of land 10 minutes away from …

Surrounded by Native Forests, Volcanoes and a Beautiful Lake: Casa LTS

Designed and implemented by <b>Apio Arquitectos</b> in Lago Todos Los Santos, Chile, <b>Casa LTS</b> is surrounded by native forests, volcanoes and a beautiful lake. …

Translated Geometries

We propose an architecture of transition. A series of transitions between forces, (material) phases, people, spaces, and functions. Form does not …

Architecture

Living Screen

Moreover this fabrication method demonstrated some advantages when compared to a typical water pump systems that are using aquatic algae.<p>Fabrication …

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Tokyo rail network designed by Physarum plasmodium

Control an Army of Fireflies with Your Fingertips

Lasers, sensors, and black lights imitate nature in Maotik's latest interactive installation.<p>Montreal's Insectarium, a museum dedicated to the creepy crawlies that keep us up at night, presents an elegant light installation that captures the beauty of fireflies without the muggy nights and mosquito …

Urban Algae Farm Gobbles Up Highway Air Pollution

A French and Dutch design firm has come up with an elegantly simple way to harness the wonderful power of nature in order to clean up the …

Environmental Impact at the Hilliard University Art Museum

The majesty of our planet—its sublime beauty, biological diversity, and ability to instigate powerful modes of metaphysical reflection within its …

From the Archives: Pierre Huyghe at LACMA

<i>This month marks the opening of the first major Australian solo exhibition o</i><i>f</i> <b>Pierre Huyghe’s work at the TarraWarra Museum of Art,</b> <i>so today we revisit</i> …

Shimao Wonderland Hotel

Built into the side of a former rock quarry, the Shimao Wonderland Hotel takes full advantage of its unique location. Situated a short drive from …

Studio Bahia Azul

Designed as a painter's retreat, Studio Bahia Azul by Felipe Assadi Arquitectos leaves you alone with your canvas — and the sea. The building, …

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The Magical Beauty Of Programmable Materials

Ikea furniture that assembles itself when you add water. 3-D printed, self-lacing McFlys. Modular, single-piece robots that fold like proteins The design possibilities of programmable materials seem limitless, but nothing has done a better job of getting across the <i>beauty</i> of such materials than this …

Rearranging jellyfish limbs may lead to self-healing robots

Normally when a jellyfish loses a limb, say to the jaws of a hungry sea turtle, it simply regenerates the lost appendage, no big deal. However, a Caltech research team has been studying a certain jellyfish species that doesn't regrow its limbs but rather rearranges the remaining ones to maintain …

National Academy of Sciences

Meghalaya: The Wettest Place on Earth

Photographer Amos Chapple returns to our site once once again, bringing amazing images from the state of Meghalaya, India, reportedly the rainiest spot on Earth. The village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya receives 467 inches of rain per year. Laborers who work outdoors often wear full-body umbrellas …

Shade, Simon Heijdens, London 2014

BLOOMS: Strobe Animated Sculptures Invented by John Edmark

Anti-tank missile detector joins the fight against malaria

State-of-the-art military hardware could soon fight malaria, one of the most deadly diseases on the planet.<p>Researchers at Monash University and the …

Brain of World's First Known Predators Discovered

<b>Embargoed until July 16, 13:00 EDT</b><p>An international team of paleontologists has identified the exquisitely preserved brain in the fossil of one of the …

Paleontology

How the World’s Armies Feed their Soldiers in the Field

In a fascinating photo series for the Guardian, photographer Sarah Lee took photos of army ration packs around the world. The differences between the …

INSA takes street art to the next level with his mind bending GIF-ITI

INSA takes street art to the next level with his mind bending GIF-ITI<p>Follow him on Tumblr HERE

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