Vying for attention in a neighbourhood of luxury outlets, Marc Jacobs‘ Tokyo flagship store has been given a surprisingly simple, yet utterly effective, trio of façades by New York’s Stephan Jaklitsch Architects.
Dutch Invertuals, an individual collective, exhibited 'Matter of Time' during this year’s Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Designers of the Basis Table are Daphna Isaacs & Laurens Manders. An extraordinary table, full of history.
The award-winning Whitepod is an eco-friendly hotel set in the stunning Swiss Alps. The 15 dome-like pods are designed to blend in with the surroundings, not only visually but also by having a low impact on the environment.
Google's Pittsburgh office by Strada is a fun conversion of a former Nabisco bakery that includes a hanging cargo net hammock, indoor bamboo forest (complete with water falls) and LEED gold certification.
A planned new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen will feature an art installation by realities:united that will blow 30-metre smoke rings out of its chimney as a reminder of the pollution it is emitting.
In 2000, the NYC Transit Authority joined the artificial reef building program. Hundreds of stripped/decontaminated subway cars were sent to be dumped in the Atlantic Ocean. Captured in 'Next Stop Atlantic' by Stephen Mallon.
At Wikipedia's official 10th anniversary party, a suspended series of 18 printers with printed physical records of individual contributions, and excerpts summarizing the article edited. Dean McNamee and Tim Burrell-Saward.