Porte-cochère for the United Nations campus in New York City. Two fabrics, Teflon coated glass fabric and a silicone-coated glass fabric, are used for greater translucency in the arches. By FTL design engineering studio.
The new 2012 Mercedes SLK has just been unveiled featuring Magic Sky Control, which replaces the standard folding hardtop’s metal panels with polarized glass panels. You can actually change the level of tint.
GIRAFFE by Kawamura Ganjavian, is a portable spatial divider that creates a visual enclosure without interfering with the general openness of a room. It is also a pin board and a hub for wired ethernet/electrical connections.
ModelMaking, a fantastic brief glimpse into the bustle of nocturnal activity, junk food and accomplishment that typify an architecture design studio. Video by Léo Collomb (University of Lugano, Academy of Architecture, Mendrisio).