Burnham Eco Pavilions by Zaha Hadid and UNStudio

Award-winning architects Ben van Berkel (UNStudio) and Zaha Hadid have recently disclosed their designs for a couple of eco-pavilions that will be on everyone's attention in the celebrations of Burnham Plan Centennial this summer in Chicago. The main goal of both pavilion's design is to realize the importance of imagining a superior future for all. The Curvilinear pavilion designed by Hadid will be developed with stretched fabric over a frame made of aluminum. The tent-like shape has been planne...
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Piilo Offers Private Shelter for You

From the time when personal privacy became an important concern, people are always taking initiatives to build something that serves the purpose well. Piilo is a concept interior that is specially designed to provide a private secret retreat. The transparent materials and subdued colors that are being used with Piilo shows the standard of lightness. This clear structured design encourages personal flexibility and spontaneity and can be used on the road, at home or in your office. This superb arr...
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OfficePOD : A Next Generation Workplace

Office Pod is an innovative design of a next generation workplace where people will be able to work in a different manner. This complete and organized service will improve the workplace and can be remarkably cost effective and beneficial for environmental and productivity issues. Office Pod is a garden based pod which is a dedicated place for working with its highest quality design as well as provides a superb work environment that is apart from the disturbance of home life. In this way, being a...
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National Wildflower Center Competition Winner

National Wildflower Center organized a competition of designing an innovative, architecturally outstanding educational, conference and seed production compound in Knowsley and Ian Simpson Architects with Hoare Lea Engineers and Adams Kara Taylor Engineers has been declared as winners. Their powerful Fibonacci made spiral solution comprises a remarkable wild flower head focusing the conference center and a memorable and distinctive architectural statement ingeniously combined the design mathemati...
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After The Post Office : Re-Imagining New Services, New Contexts

After the post office is a product concept that is designed during the 3 years BA Hons. marketing course. This product design is an efficient concept design that will introduce new service contexts aiming to provide a service that can replace the conventional post offices. This concept follows few steps to accomplish its objective. The mobile segment is transported to the desired location by van and trolley is being used to move it. After reaching the destination, the mobile segment is pushed to...
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Hotelicopter : The World’s First Flying Hotel

The owner of Hotelicopper has been trying to create the world's largest helicopter as well as the world's first flying hotel by modifying a Soviet-made Mil V-12 since 2004. This massive flying machine features everything from room service and private entertainment systems to extras like yoga classes, tea garden, spa treatment, gaming and many others that someone would anticipate from a 5-star hotel. With the length of 42m and 14m of height, this giant aircraft can fly with a maximum weight of 23...
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LifeLink Modular Shelter for Various Disaster Situations

Community values are the main inspiration of the LifeLINK Modular Shelter. Each of them is prepared of 1000 denier nylon walls with self skinning foam. During manufacturing, the shelters are vacuum packed. So when the parcel is ripped open, it inflates itself slowly. Then multiple units are zipped together through side flaps in order to form bigger units and a Velcro and a plastic sheet covers it. By doing this, it generates a central "sunroom" and people of the smaller units can access it. Ease...
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Seawater Vertical Farm in Dubai by StudioMobile

Studiomobile, an Italian architectural firm, have been working during the last couple of years in the United Arab Emirates and their most recent development is the concept seawater vertical farm. Their design, the Seawater Vertical farm utilizes seawater to keep cool and moisten greenhouses and to transform enough humidity back in to water to irrigate the plants. This project would be very much helpful where the supply of fresh water is limited and not much local cultivations are taking part. Th...
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The New Korkeassari Zoo by Beckmann-N’Thépé Architects

Paris-based architects Beckmann-N’Thépé Architects have announced to build a new Korkeassari Zoo at Helsinki in association with the TN+ landscape designers. The architects envisaged an intelligent rehabilitation of Korkeassari’s zoological island from the movement in the various biozones to the build a modern entrance structure. According to the architects, the key focused area is its architectural interventions to make it a mysterious and wild place for the future city. The entrance asse...
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Bridges Used as Transport Links, Eerial Housing, and Skyborne Agricultural Complexes, All in One

Viktor Ramos, an architecture student, elaborates a brilliant idea to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Victor's simple but absolute genius concept shows bridging the Palestinian and Israel territories with huge structures, that can uphold life, house people, and let the people, animals and goods free transit. These bridges will be over each country's ground so that nobody will become isolated. This project is obviously huge but if it is structurally possible, it will bring a new look of th...
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Modular Homes with 100% Environmentally Friendly Materials

Modular homes are built using an engineered approach to produce buildings in a more efficient and cost effect method. These homes are designed by combining several necessary modules that are necessary for everyday life, which is a great invention. The designer has made the homes 100% environmentally friendly with an attractive place to live at a very reasonable cost 750 euros per square meter. Since, the homes are not really big, mostly around 100 square meter, the project duration has been redu...
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Queens Museum of Art Conceptual Design by Elliot White

The new conceptual design by Elliot White, a New York based architecture student as improvisations over the Queens Museum of Art has some interesting facets to it. The said building will be constructed using the lattice structure and after covering the layer with concrete, a plastic bag will be placed as a support for hardening the concrete during construction. The design will be raised off the ground, which creates an area for public space underneath the design wherein there is flexibility so t...
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Sanctuary Concept is A Solution to Future Natural Catastrophes

This new sanctuary concept has been derived from the earthquake that struck Indian Ocean in 2004 which was responsible for death of more than 400 Swedish nationals. Being inspired by this tragedy, Industri Standard design firm has come up with sanctuary which can be termed to be a solution for the future national calamities. This compact and lightweight shelter has been developed by Dupont Tyvek, the shelter is moisture repelling, water and chemical resistant while also being recyclable as it is...
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P.S.i Summer Blow Up by BSC Architecture

This new architectural concept has been designed by BSC Architecture, a New York based studio. The concept was a finalist at the MoMA/P.S.1 Young architecture program competition. It addresses the issue of today's time of renewed excitement about precision, efficiency and utilizing the summer resources thereby reducing the wastage applicable at the end of summer. The best part is that it can be set up anywhere and the basic shape is that of the cloud which can be the best source of shade on a s...
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Future Headquarters of Antwerp Port Authority by Zaha Hadid Architects

The new complex coming up for the new headquarters of Antwerp Port Authority in Antwerp, Belgium can be stated to be a masterpiece. Being designed by London based architects Zaha Hadid Architects, the new extension is expected to be completed in 2013 and will house about 500 staff members, with the existing building will be refurbished so that the public counters, meeting rooms and offices be in that place. The new building which shall be five stories high will consist of auditorium and restaura...
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