Rotterdam based Royal Haskoning architects developed a villa on the moon. It is a transparant orb equipped as a mini-earth: complete with indoor gardens and pools. A giant sun visor protects the inhabitants from being roasted.
The Mercer ~ Soho, NYC ~ so many design details not to be missed in my room here ~ this is just one of many in the post! Love the way the bubble bath is measured in bubbles! See the key and magnets too!
Balázs Szabó works a project where the type is cut out of foamcore, painted, and stamped onto a big giant piece of ribbon paper, which is then strewn from the ceiling of a gallery - quite exquisite! Quite giant!
This impressive project from Vincent Callebaut Architects is meant to navigate through the rivers in Europe in order to clean water and make it drinkable. Its name comes from “Physalia physalis”, meaning “water bubble”.
Artist Cal Lane uses a plasma cutter and some intense planning, stenciling, and patterning to create spectacular works cut out of metal. See her works “Car Parts” and “Filigree Car Bombing” of the larger project entitled: "Steel Lace."
10 top cities from the Wallpaper* City Guide book series (published by Phaidon) have been modified for the iPhone. The apps can can be downloaded through iTunes (and the Berlin guide is currently free)...
Never seen before outside the walls of Rajasthani village homes, the Mandana tradition of painting is practiced by the women of the Meena tribe. Handed down from mother to daughter, this stunning public art is a community tradition.
By Qb, this newly constructed split-level house stitches itself into the Philadelphia neighborhood. Curved brick corners negotiate the irregular street grid, while a palette of brick volumes and stone bases are translated into a new vocabulary.
The Glass Home is a collaboration between founder Carlo Santambrogio and designer Ennio Arosio featuring a series of iconic furniture pieces, beds, sofas and bookcases, along with architectural elements such as staircases and kitchens.
this house, by grosfeld van der velde architecten, in vianen, netherlands, the house is designed from the inside, as a succession of spaces where each room has a special character and a different view of the landscape.
The first Ecocathedral of the World stands in Mildam, The Netherlands. It is the life-time work of Prof. hc. Louis G. Le Roy. He started back in 1967 and still works on it every day. The unique Cathedral is made from municipality debris.