Design archive for 2015-01-06

Cerise walls frame rooftop garden of housing block by Pietri Architectes

(3 years ago)
Pietri Architects has driven a deep pink ravine through the heart of this apartment complex in southern France, creating a protected rooftop garden for residents (+ slideshow). (more…)

Gogoro launches electric smartscooter to combat pollution in megacities

(3 years ago)
CES 2015: Taiwanese company Gogoro has revealed what it describes as the "world's first Smartscooter", with a network of battery-swapping stations that could allow its power cells to be changed in just six seconds (+ movie). (more…)

Hash: A Graphic, Modular Bookshelf

(3 years ago)
A modular bookshelf with graphic, diagonal lines that contain your stuff behind a visually dynamic cage.

"If you need to live in a nuclear shelter this is it"

(3 years ago)
Comments update: a top heavy concrete house beside a Chilean lagoon proved unexpectedly divisive this week, with readers describing it as both "beautiful" and a "brick sh*thouse". (more…)

Herzog & de Meuron face loss of multibillion-dollar Flinders Street Station revamp

(3 years ago)
News: the competition-winning design by Herzog & de Meuron and Hassell to revamp Melbourne's iconic Flinders Street Station is unlikely to go ahead, according to the state government. (more…)

Mercedes-Benz's latest concept car is a driverless "living space"

(3 years ago)
News: German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its vision for the future of motoring with an autonomous pod-like vehicle designed to function as a communal living room on wheels (+ slideshow). (more…)

WobbleWorks unveils new pen for drawing 3D objects in the air

(3 years ago)
News: the makers of the first popular 3D-printing pen 3Doodler have unveiled a smaller device, which weighs just 50 grams. (more…)

Yves Behar mounts Samsung's curved TV "on a pedestal"

(3 years ago)
News: San Francisco designer Yves Behar has unveiled a "sculptural" television with a curved screen for Samsung at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas (+ slideshow). (more…)

Architects arrange French skatepark around an irregular maroon bowl

(3 years ago)
An irregular quatrefoil-shaped bowl made of maroon concrete is submerged into one side of this skatepark in northern France designed by architecture studios Planda and Constructo (+ slideshow). (more…)

Bertrand Lavier's "unruly mass" of hoses creates a fountain outside the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

(3 years ago)
Lengths of brightly coloured garden hose are arranged to resemble a classical fountain in a work by artist Bertrand Lavier currently installed in the grounds of London's Serpentine Sackler Gallery (+ slideshow). (more…)

A staircase lands on a desk inside House in Hikone by Tato Architects

(3 years ago)
Forty-two identical windows puncture the exterior of this house in Japan by Tato Architects, which also features a staircase that leads onto a piece of furniture (+ slideshow). (more…)


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