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martedì

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gennaio 2015

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waiting for Expo 2015: Jellyfish Barge

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Jellyfish Barge by Studiomobile with Stefano Mancuso(LINV Florence University) is a very interesting prototype of floating greenhouse. Jellyfish can produce food enough for two families; it also can ensure water and food without impacting on existing sources. “Jellyfish Barge operates off-grid and provides drinking water through a system of solar distillation on board. Includes a […]

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lunedì

26

gennaio 2015

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“difret”is a small film with a lot on its mind

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Three hours outside of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave Hirut grabs a rifle and tries to escape, but ends up shooting her would-be husband. In her village, the practice of abduction into marriage is common and […]

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venerdì

23

gennaio 2015

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wereable plants and flowers

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wearing seeds hidden in a necklace or in your ring; day by day they grow and become the living part of your jewel.. This collection of living jewellery was made during the 2013 FabJam at leFabShop Paris; the workshop theme was “urban farming”. The designers Sanam Viseux e Samuel N. Bernier used 3D printer MakerBot […]

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giovedì

22

gennaio 2015

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forest retreat by uhlik architekti

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the client’s need to escape and gather strength for his demanding work in prague, uhlik architekti was taken to an area between central and south bohemia with the idea to create a hideaway in the countryside. ‘he took us to a spot in the midst of fields, woods and meadows, full of strange boulders, to […]

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mercoledì

21

gennaio 2015

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PulpLamps

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PulpLamps by Enrique Romero de la Llana are a good example of upcycling, these lamps are made with recycled newspapers. The designer used waste material to create a new object. “PulpLamp is a collection of lamps made solely of paper paste from recycled newspapers, which thus acquire a second life. They are not standard models, […]

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martedì

20

gennaio 2015

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New life for old ruins

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“A ruin was the starting point for the design of a holiday house in the island of Pico. The project came from the will to maintain a ruin and thinking of a house that would value it, … The house, modelled inside the walls of stone, was designed with generous openings, for light to come […]

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lunedì

19

gennaio 2015

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S(ch)austall

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this is not a recent project but the idea is worth to share.. this small building in Ramsen(Germany) was a 18th century pigsty; naumann.architektur transformed it in a showroom preserving the old volume. the architects put a new wooden structure into a old shell, just entering the new interior skeleton through the roof. s(ch)austall, the […]

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venerdì

16

gennaio 2015

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Water bottles by Designers Anonymous

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This is a little simple big idea; how a delicate sign can transform an everyday object in design object.. “We designed refillable water bottles for use during meetings held in our studio. Our bottles feature a simple silhouette of a boat (in-keeping with our brand styling) the boat was a natural fit for a water […]

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giovedì

15

gennaio 2015

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Mimetismi, west african masquerade by Phyllis Galembo

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Large-scale color photographs from 2005 to 2006 reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerades in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa, these portraits build on Galembo’s work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of […]

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mercoledì

14

gennaio 2015

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portraits01: Super Flemish by Sacha Goldberger

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What if Superman was born in the sixteenth century? And what if the Hulk was a Duke? How might Van Eyck have portrayed Snow White? these are Sacha Goldberger ‘s questions at the origin of his work”super Flemish” the French photographer remembers his childhood and represents superheroes and other iconic figures painted as Flemish school […]

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