On the left banks of the river Iller a new, highly efficient hydro – electric powerstation substituted an older powerstation from the Fifties by now supporting approximately 3000 households with 10,5 million kilowatt – hours of environmentally friendly power per year.
This project was inspired by Brazil’s Indian architecture, perfectly suited for the hot and humid climate where it stands, Angra dos Reis, one hour drive south of Rio de Janeiro. The roof acts as a big leaf that protects from the hot sun all the enclosed spaces of the house ...
A wireless optical mouse whose USB receiver takes the shape of different animal tails("oppo" means "tail" in Japanese). To transport the mouse, users plug the tail into the body, as though picking up a small animal to go for a walk.
25hours Hotel HafenCity, the first hotel to be built in the up-and-coming waterfront area of Hamburg. The budget deluxe property offers a modern take on a sailor’s club and is the newest property from the 25hours hotel group, helmed by its passionate CEO Christoph Hoffman.
Melvin the Machine appears to be a device like no other. It could be described as a Rube Goldberg machine, a machine which operates via a chain reaction function, but Melvin is certainly far more complex.
The new exhibition at the HangarBicocca Foundation is dedicated to the Thai artist Surasi Kusolwong, whom realizes a spectacular site-specific installation in the Shed, the initial part of the big space of the Hangar.
Located in the Rue Charonne, a stone’s throw away from Bastille. Welcome to South Bastille where restaurants, organic shops, store concepts, specialized book stores are blooming. Young designers meet here, young chefs open their restaurants, you can cruise around and meet your friends.
Ever since the iPhone camera was invented, it's aspired to be what it simply never quite could be: a DSLR. Sure, apps have helped your camera phone inch forward with simulated focusing and faux filters. Faux no more.
The Solo Houses concept is enough to make any architecture enthusiast in search of a new experience fantasize: Collections of eight or ten unique 200m2 vacation homes, each designed by some of the most exciting architects of today’s young international guard.
The latest member of Design Hotel in Thailand, Casa de La Flora, the 36 cube-shaped villas located in Khao Lak, brings a modern edge to this palm tree beach of Phangnga province. Designed by VaSLab Architecture, commissioned in 2008 by one of leading Thai businessmen ...