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  • 12 natural soundproof materials

  • Welcome silence with a selection of twelve natural soundproof materials for interiors and construction: what they all have in common is that they are environmental friendly and each has its own technical asset and visual uniqueness. In case you live with kids, reduce the happy screaming with little felt animals tha[...]
  • Design with plants

  • We need plants now more than ever. If nature seems so conceptual for the many living in the city, luckily creative minds address our ancestral needs and simply design with plants. Check out a selection of pieces that are either functional, decorative, helpful, playful or utopic. You may choose between plants to pla[...]
  • Plant: Exploring the Botanical World

  • Featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images, Plant: Exploring the Botanical World is Phaidon's latest release for plant lovers. The book is a survey that celebrates the beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and pr[...]
  • Solar Impulse makes it real

  • With 40,000 km only powered by solar energy from Abu Dhabi, the departure and arrival Host City, to Oman, India, Myanmar, China, Japan, U.S.A, back to Europe and Abu Dhabi. Solar Impulse 2 did what no airplane has ever done before: fly days and nights without using any fuel to cross oceans from one continent to the[...]
  • Osteria ai Pioppi: zero elettricità

  • Da più di 45 anni, Bruno Ferrin e Marisa Zaghis sono i fondatori, nonché proprietari, dell’Osteria ai Pioppi, un luogo di ristoro con un parco giochi realizzato interamente a elettricità zero. Dopo l’apertura, il 15 giugno 1969, hanno dedicato la loro vita alla costruzione di giostre meccaniche nel boschetto di pio[...]
  • Burle Marx: the man who invented the Brazilian garden

  • […] In Brazil only wilderness or the European garden existed when, in the early Fifties, young Burle Marx invented the Brazilian garden – with the extraordinary Brazilian flora and that “interpenetration of curved forms” which was peculiar to Brazilians architecture (think of young Oscar Niemeyer) and also to Burle[...]
  • Inno alla natura

  • E’ il magnifico Palazzo Cusani, nel cuore del Brera Design District, a ospitare durante il FuoriSalone, l’edizione 2015 dell’evento ORTOFABBRICA. Tra arredi vegetali, creatività, installazione green, e design di riuso, la corte della nobile residenza seicentesca si trasforma in un giardino che è anche orto, un orto ch[...]
  • Elliptical Field, Site of Reversible Destiny

  • "The best way to get a handle on how a person is situated in the world is actually to construct one, a handle expressly made for the purpose." —Arakawa and Madeline Gins Elliptical Field, Site of Reversible Destiny Yoro presents itself to the visitor as a carefully considered construction of undulating planes, shi[...]
  • The House of Spiritual Retreat by Emilio Ambasz

  • Designed in 1975, The House of Spiritual Retreat, that has been thought to be for some, a minimalist idea, and for others a deconstructionist fable, is, instead, an unclassifiable statement about architectural essentials. With this project Emilio Ambasz sought to go back to the origins of architecture. In one of his w[...]
  • Portable Cardboard Standing Desk

  • Refold is proud to present its cardboard standing desk. 100% recyclable and completely New Zealand made it showcases the perfect combination of innovation and environmental awareness. This desk enables your lifestyle. It folds into a lightweight, compact carry case, allowing you to work and live the way you want. Th[...]
  • Copenhagen Wheel

  • The Copenhagen Wheel transforms your bicycle into a smart electric hybrid, quickly and easily. The Wheel contains a motor, batteries, multiple sensors, wireless connectivity, and an embedded control system. The Wheel learns how you pedal and integrates seamlessly with your motion, multiplying your pedal power 3x—10x. I[...]
  • Mirror Fence

  • Mirror Fence, 2003 Starphire mirror and aluminum. 138 ft. x 36 in. x 4 in. (42.06 m x 91.44 x 10.16 cm) Collection Storm King Art Center All photos: Jerry L. Thompson 11 September 2014 "Storm King Art Center  is delighted to announce that ‘Mirror Fence’ (2003) by Alyson Shotz has been refabricated and acquire[...]