Nationalencyklopedin, the Encyclopaedia Britannica of Swedens, opens 64 000 of its most read articles for visitors to read for free. At the same time the site gets a long overdue makeover by Forsman & Bodenfors and Monc.
The solar-powered off-grid cabin is owned and designed by Maartje Lammers and Boris Zeisser of 24H Architecture as a family summer vacation retreat in southern Sweden’s Glaskogen nature reserve. Dubbed Dragspelhuset or Accordion House by locals.
Micro Tumble Tree Timbers ~ 50 piece kit of mini Lincoln Logs! Currently my favorite desk toy ever... and made of real wood!!! (found it for $4.99!) For reference, the canister has a 2" diameter - and you can see comp between normal and mini sized logs.
Juvet Landscape Hotel by Jensen & Skodvin Arkitektkontor. Basically each room is a detached small independent house with one, or sometimes two of the walls constructed in glass. In this way every room gets a awesome view of dramatic landscape.
The Dutch artist Stani explains how he used free and open source software to design his award winning 5 Euro coin. Dedicated to "Netherlands and Architecture", the queen's portrait is made up of the names of prominent Dutch architects.
Franco Corral from Honda Research and Development North America has created a futuristic racing vehicle to compete in the Great Race 2025, circumnavigating the globe in 24 hours on land, by sea and by air.