Design archive for 2014-12-14

Metallic polygonal roof tops La Madeleine library by Tank Architectes

(5 years ago)
Triangular skylights set into a faceted stainless-steel roof direct daylight into the reading room of this library that Tank Architectes has completed in a converted police station in France (+ slideshow). (more…)

Eight resourceful low-cost housing projects from around the globe

(5 years ago)
Architects plan low-cost residences for all kinds of reasons, whether rehousing victims of natural disasters or creating affordable homes for people with low incomes. We've collected eight of the best examples, from a prefabricated home in Sweden to a bamboo dwelling in Vietnam (+ slideshow). (more…)

Bionic Runner combines cycling and jogging for "injury-free" running

(5 years ago)
Australian company Run4 has launched a piece of fitness equipment designed to prevent running injuries that works like a bicycle and cross-trainer hybrid (+ slideshow). (more…)

Low-cost house by Enrique Mora Alvarado built using rainforest wood and bamboo

(5 years ago)
More than 900 bamboo poles were used to construct this home, designed by architect Enrique Mora Alvarado for a site in a remote Ecuadorian rainforest (+ slideshow). (more…)

Updated Pinterest board: Japanese houses

(5 years ago)
We've updated our Japanese houses Pinterest board to include 141 examples that have been published on Dezeen since May 2013. See our updated board »Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more Japanese houses

Robot Food Christmas

(5 years ago)
Designed by Robot Food | Country: United Kingdom | Pair with: Noble Denim “We all love Christmas. But when you’re a design agency, the pressure’s on. To celebrate the season and their distinctive creative approach, Robot Food gave clients, family and friends something fun, festive and worth making room for on the mantelpiece.    The […]