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Category archives: nature

  • 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[...]
  • Harbin snow sculptures

  • Some 100 artists will spend over 10 days creating gigantic Harbin snow sculptures, in China. Harbin is marked by a 60-70 days of exhibition period, defined as "The world's largest ice and snow carnival". In winter, the whole island is decorated by large scale snow creations. It is the earliest developed and the lar[...]
  • Mountain houses: rustic or modern?

  • Winter time calls for snow, mountain houses and cabins, no doubts on that. But there's one issue that often haunts interior designers and architects: being able to create their one true contemporary masterpiece, while pleasing their clients' desire for their dream's childhood hut (bears included). Check out this se[...]
  • Mike's amazing maze

  • Mike's amazing maze unveils See America, his latest maze depicting the iconic National Park posters produced by the WPA Federal Arts Project between 1938 and 1941, that can only be seen from quite a distance. The last work celebrates 100 years of the National Park Service which was established with theOrganic Act o[...]
  • The Cabin Chronicles: a vernacular escape

  • If your childhood dream was to build or live in a cozy shelter away from everything but nature, don't miss "The Cabin Chronicles" photo archive, a tumblr blog that has cought the imagination of thousands of viewers in the past year. Depicting cabins from all over the States and Canada set in bucolic environments, t[...]
  • Tree house hideaway

  • Find inspiration for your next tree house hideaway on Home Tree Home, a blog dedicated to this dreamy architectural type. Selected for you by architect Elena Pasini, these shelters are a places to make our childhood dreams come true. In contact with nature, the tree is the first natural element and archetype of the h[...]
  • 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[...]
  • The sculpture park of Edward James

  • The sculpture park Las Pozas was created by Edward James, an eccentric poet and artist – also a great patron of the surrealist movement – in Xilitla, San Luis Potosi. The Pedro and Elena Hernandéz, A.C. Foundation has taken over the conservation of the garden´s sculptures in accordance with the guidelines establish[...]
  • Ignazio Mortellaro: Overturning Moment

  • Nel parco archeologico delle Mura Dionigiane di Siracusa la scultura di Ignazio Mortellaro per Parc01 - Binario Contemporaneo Il luogo, rivolto ad oriente, frontiera tra terra e mare. E' sul bordo della terra che ci poniamo le domande più importanti, quelle essenziali. Su un’isola questa è una condizione che si[...]
  • FIAT LUX: Illuminating Our Common Home

  • Dec. 8, 2015 A public art projection to light St. Peter's Basilica and inspire change around the climate crisis "Fiat Lux: Illuminating Our Common Home" developed in partnership with Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Inc., the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Okeanos and Obscura Digital, under the auspices of the World Bank Group's Co[...]
  • Olafur Eliasson: #IceWatchParis

  • “Today we have access to reliable data that sheds light on what will happen and what can be done,” said Olafur Eliasson. “Let’s appreciate this unique opportunity – we, the world, can and must act now. Let’s transform climate knowledge into climate action. As an artist I hope my works touch people, which in turn can ma[...]
  • Bubble Houses

  • The bubble house concept is developed from the 1960s by architects such as Antti Lovag, Claude Costy and Pascal Haüsermann. In the US, in the 40s, Wallace Neff had built Bubble Houses (Litchfield Park, Arizona) using an inflated balloon on which the concrete was poured, forming an ellipsoidal dome. Near the end of Worl[...]