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Self-healing concrete

A group in Wales is testing concrete that can heal itself. Three different techniques are being pursued:<p>The first technique uses shape-shifting …

Specific Architectural Solutions - 2 in 1 houses, le Mont-sur-Lusanne 2015. Photos © Thomas Jantscher.<p>September 26, 2015, 3:39pm Permalink | Comments

Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter - Skjern Å, Ringkøbing-Skjern region 2015. The transformation of three pumping stations from the 1960s to bird-watching …

Orlando Bloom's custom BMW S1000R

You don’t get many customs based on high-tech, 160 mph roadsters. But this stunning new BMW from Deus has the ‘go’ to match the show.<p>It’s called 4CYL and it belongs to Orlando Bloom—who is a certified custom bike nut and horsepower junkie. The project got rolling when Bloom visited the BMW factory …

Carbon Fiber

Turn your CBR1000rr into a "cafe fighter"

How much power is too much power? In the motorcycle world, it’s a question that will never be answered. But if you love customs and don’t mind changing your underwear after every ride, Bill Webb has the solution for you.<p>His latest creation is the Stoc RR: a 178 hp Honda CBR1000rr turned into a …


Channelling Tron: the ultimate café fighter kit

A few months ago, Bill Webb’s Honda CBR1000RR almost melted our servers. The ‘café fighter’ conversion became one of the most popular bikes we’ve ever shown.<p>Bill’s an industrial designer by trade, and he hinted at a short production run of parts. That day has thankfully come, and the kit will soon …

Industrial Designer

Leth & Gori - Brick house, Nyborg 2014. Photos © Stamers Kontor.<p><i>“</i><i>Brick House</i> <i>has two main objectives; to create a house which is maintenance free for</i> …


Room for Art in Zurich Andreas Fuhrimann Gabrielle Hächler

German Post-War Modern: Photo

<p>Focus on Post-War Modern Architecture in Germany, its neighbouring countries and the world - Im Fokus steht die Architektur der Nachkriegsmoderne …


Etnapolis mall, Belpasso, Italy



David Zwirner Gallery by Selldorf Architects.<p>Photo: Jason Schmidt


Guignard& Saner Architekten AG <i><br>Autobahnkapelle, Uri 1998</i>

Rammed Earth House.

The Rauch family home by Boltshauser Architekten in Austria was literally made out of the hill it sits on. Rammed Earth, when prepared correctly, insulates extremely well (better than concrete), maintains a warm, natural appearance, and can last for decades without any maintenance. If you ever had any doubts, just feast on these images and we think you’ll be looking at dirt in a whole new light.