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New Taipei City Museum of Art – A sustainable proposal from OODA

Portuguese architect OODA has won a merit award for their design for ‘new Taipei city museum of art international competition. The competition seeking to build a world-class museum which should be modern and includes visionary ideas and planning. The structure is mentionable for both, aesthetics

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FPM GAP Academy: A self-sufficient complex from I|K Studio

I|K Studio has planned a masterplan for a self-sufficient complex named FPM GAP Academy. 50 hectare of area includes designs for harvesting sun and wind power along with retaining water, and biofuel orchards. Ascending plateau divides the campus into academics, farms, from low-cost student, faculty

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UrbanTiles ensures sustainability with aesthetics of structure

Sustainability sometimes compels us to compromise with aesthetics of the structure. Along with green practices, designers need to focus on beauty of structure. Urban Tiles is something thought wonderfully to maintain both, sustainability and beauty. The concept is simple; give back to city what you

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Luxury bath experience with innovative Eco-finity Spa-th

Paul McAneary Architects will not only give you sustainable bathing experience, rather a luxury feel with their innovative Eco-finity Spa-th. Built from Kaldewei’s 3.5mm steel enamel, it conceals a 360° grab rail around the inner edge. For wasted water, a recycling tank filters the water

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Parasite Farm – A complete indoor farming system

Of course, it seems very odd and complex to grow food inside your apartment. Still you feel like you missed gardening because you don’t have space? Then German designers Charlotte Dieckmann and Nils Ferber have envisioned “Parasite Farm”, a solution for indoor farming. It’s not

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Huge self-sufficient Apple Headquarters confirmed

Finally, Apple has confirmed its new campus design in Cupertino, which will be lead by renowned architect foster + partners along with ARUP and Kier & Wright, a local engineering firm. The official design, submitted by Steve Jobs, has been released by the city of

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Pedal Powered Street Books Library for homeless

Laura Moulton visits various spots on her pedal powered library and makes an effort to provide books to those who cannot access libraries. It’s a routine for Laura to visit Portland street with her mobile library. The procedure is simple; patrons give her their name

Earthscraper – An inverted skyscraper for urban living

In cities like Mexico, you’ll find it harder to buy a plot as the cities getting more and more crowded. What’s the solution then? A Floating island or a plot on the moon? How about a inverted skyscraper? The idea is feasible with the small