We've posted about London's Elephant Parade before, but Benjamin Shine;s taxi elephant deserved another post. It is glossy black with chrome details. headlights for eyes and a taxi sign that are solar powered!
Joshua Foer launched Sukkah City, a design competition challenging architects and designers to re-imagine the ancient form of the sukkah in a contemporary context. 12 radically temporary structures will be built in Union Square Park.
The Archigram Archival Project makes the work of the seminal architectural group Archigram available free to the public. Run by EXP at the University of Westminster, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Michelle Kaufmann Designs offers a range of prefab houses, like this one called mkLotus® which offers the latest high performance systems and some sustainable features that make this home very environmental friendly.
SCOOTERKIT! A project by Ben Wilson. 12 enthusiastic kids took part at the Design Camp 2009, a unique experience organised by David Baker, architect and teacher. They are now on show at the Aram Gallery, London.
The Business School building at U Auckland, designed by FJMT + Archimedia, makes a good use of materials to create a powerful institutional image. I like how the different planes dramatize the perspective of the building.
A combination of gallery, shop and café, the Rapha Cycle Club is a meeting place and hub for road riders. The club will be more than just a retail space offering live screenings of road races and a full calendar of exhibitions and events.
Apomechanes is an intensive 3-week computational design studio held each summer in Athens, Greece. The studio is devoted to furthering techniques and concepts of algorithmic processes as means for design and fabrication.