Weaving a Home : A Concept Tent for Refugees

Weaving a Home is a unique structural fabric that functions as tent shelters. This project is based on history where human has developed in alternating waves of migration and settlement. People move from one point to another, across the earth led by the discovery of new territories or by the creation of new communities to form towns, cities, and nations. It is both exploration and settlement, changes between movement and stillness, these are fundamental essence of what it means to be human. D...
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PhoneBox : A Modern Phone Booth by Hakan Gursu

Although we’re not sure if we still need phone booth, but we still admire Hakan Gursu's attempt to modernize our old phone booth. It's called PhoneBox, the new architecture features transparent enclosure, making it stylish and elegant enough to blend with modern city lives. PhoneBox fits urban environment where space and inconvenience are highlighted, that’s why it doesn’t use a solid body and isolate the user from outside world. The illuminated closed roof serves as a canopy or shade to p...
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Inspired by Hanok, Vernacular Versatility Won 9th annual Evolo Skyscraper Competition

Inspired by Hanok, Vernacular Versatility is the winning design of 9th annual Evolo Skyscraper Competition. Yong Ju Lee was inspired by Hanok, a traditional Korean house that is defined by its exposed wooden structural system along with tiled roof. Modern world has eliminated Hanok in every town, especially after modern apartments are rising. A bit about this historical building, Hanok has been known for its efficient of eco-friendly function and healing effectiveness, yes, healing. Today, many ...
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Bubbles Project : A Sealed Canopy Offers Clean and Fresh Air

Bubbles project offers an installation of an area that sealed with canopy and filled with clean air. This is a great idea for Beijing with its toxic pollution problem, Orproject, a London based architect, would do a great favor for the city. It can be constructed of an enclosed park inside the city where there’s a botanical garden, temperature and humidity controlled all the year, and of course, the air inside is clean and fresh. Even the surrounding buildings can also take advantage of this f...
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Wa_Sauna : Floating Sauna by goCstudio

Wa_Sauna is a floating sauna project from goCstudio, a Seattle based architecture firm. You’ll get to enjoy a relaxing experience while having a sauna on the water, perhaps sometime in the summer of 2014. The architecture firm plans to install this unit in union bay, Seattle, Washington, where it is visualized to be developed with some help from friends and supports from a kickstarter fundraiser. Since it will be located in popular spot, people can easily access the sauna using kayak or small ...
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Tablet Hotels Heart of The District by ZA Architects

Heart of The District, I can see why it’s called heart. It’s a heart like structure hung in the middle of the city, it stands out and attracts anyone to admire this iconic form. This project has been designed for Tablet Hotels with intention of connecting local city life with the visitors, so instead of building a new structure for the hotel, this architect proposes hotel rooms which are placed in existing buildings, connected with web of hung pathways. It’s not going to be a boring square...
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Bloom Aquatic Farm : Phytoplankton Farm to Help Absorbing CO2 Excesses and Producing O2

Bloom Aquatic Farm is a concept semi submersible sphere platform for the year of 2050 where sea level might rise more than 1 meter due to global warming. Water might re-define our future by that time, so why not taking advantage of this phenomenon. Bloom is the beginning of a phytoplankton farm which located on the sea, maybe at first in Indian Ocean because Asia is the first continent affected by this problem. It’s ambitious large-scale project that takes advantage of phytoplankton to abso...
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Sennkka Pier Lounge by Nuvist Architecture and Design

Sennkka Pier Lounge features sophisticated fluid design to create harmony with its surrounding. It is located at beachside, therefore, the structures need to represent calmness and peacefulness, it has to blend perfectly with tropical setting and its environment. Inspired by water and wind formations, the architect explored all possibilities to provide the best area to do sun bathing, resting, and hosting events. Designer : Nuvist Architecture and Design (more…)...
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Rostov-on-Don Airport by Twelve Architects

Twelve Architects will build Rostove-on-Don Airport in Russia, it is expected to be completed in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This terminal will accommodate 5 million passengers each year and be delivered in 2 phases as part of a wider transport development program. The architect has ensured that this airport building makes reference to the River Don, which is the origin of the city, the central landscape will connect airport terminals to hotels, car parks, train stations, or office buildin...
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Modern Public Toilet in Beijing by Michael Young

A public toilet next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing has been designed by Michael Young. This modern toilet design was developed to suit the existing environment which was de-commissioned due to ill repair some years earlier. Traditionally, all neighborhood would depend on these facilities since the local housing was built without toilets that gives context to the historical significance of this site. The location of this toilet is near one of China’s most important cultural sites, Tiananmen...
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GOW Nippon Moon : Giant Observation Wheel by UNStudio

London Eye and Singapore Flyer, you guys will have another rival here, GOW Nippon Moon. It’s a giant observation wheel designed by UNStudio to bring a fascinating journey where you can learn about environment, culture, and your central part in it. This concept Ferris wheel will be developed somewhere in Japan (the location is disclosed) and it will feature 4 main elements that define the logics of socio-architectural design, enhancement of the senses, interactivity, experience and romanticism....
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10-Square Meters Smart Student Unit Is A Smart, Green, and Affordable House for Student

This Smart Student Unit was built on only 10-square meters space by Tengbom Architects in order to offer student with an affordable, eco-friendly, and smart house. The project is the result of collaboration between wood manufacturer Martinson and real estate company AF Bostäder. The main goal is clearly stated here, it is to design a habitat that meets student’s needs in smart, sustainable, and affordable, you can find one of these units being displayed in Virserum Art Museum. It is said that...
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Hank Bought A Bus Project Transformed A School Bus Into A Tiny Living Space

Hank bought a bus, that’s the title of this project but really, Hank did buy a bus and convert it into a mobile tiny living space. As an architecture student, Hank was tired of drawing buildings for imaginary clients with many details that he didn’t fully get it, so he started to work his own project, exploring details and working with his hands at full scale. The school bus was purchased on Craigslist for $3000 and it required $6000 in improvements, the result is a cozy living space that co...
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Related Companies 11-Storey Residential Condominium by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects has been commissioned to design 11-storey residential condominium for Related Companies in New York City. This project will continue Related Companies’ reputation of partnering with world-class architects and designers to develop modern urban architecture, it also marks Hadid’s first commission in the city. The project will capture the richness of its vibrant and historic urban context, it will blend harmoniously between the city and high line to create powerful dyna...
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Cathay Pacific Luxury First Class Cabin by Foster + Partners

After successfully redesigned Cathay Pacific’s flagship lounge at Hong Kong International Airport, Foster + Partners has carried the luxury lounge design into Cathay Pacific Luxury First Class Cabin of Boeing 777-300ER fleet. The cabin has been designed with warm white leather, dark grey surfaces, and walnut finishes, it creates calm and relaxing atmosphere. Every element has been carefully considered and refined, starting from handmade woolen carpet, new reading light, refurbished bathrooms, ...
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