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They’re still books – only a bit changed. All these books were transformed into visual art, but still they’re books. American artist and a mathematician with a strange name, Robert The makes bizarre creations from books for many years. His art works are stored in many private collections and are exhibited in modern museums. These quite unusual and creative creations will surely find its place in modern art.

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After the amazing success of the Water Cube in Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics, the aquatic center has been transformed into an incredible (and massive) indoor water park. Rather than just letting the record-smashing facility sit there unused, the owners have transformed the space into the fantastical Happy Magic Water Park, complete with slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, floating jellyfish and more. The National Swimming Center, or Water Cube, reopened on August 8 after a 10-month renovation. […]

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Shower head as an object of decoration. Dimensions 98×54 cm, entirely white, as white are 30 flutes pendants. Designed by Davide Vercelli for Visentin      

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Sag Harbor-based studio Bates Masi Architects has designed the Robins Way Residence. This 2,000 square foot contemporary residence sits on a 1.5 acre lot in Amagasett, New York, USA.  The project consisted of a complete renovation and addition of a 1960’s kit house, in order to serve as a week-end retreat for the owners, a DJ and an interior designer. “Unifying the exterior is a dark stained cedar siding that wraps all of the exterior facades and transitions to the […]

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James Table is a creation of Gridy design studio. Small rounded table does not only have a nice coffee or side table properties but also storage space and a tray-tabletop for serving drinks and food. James side table is a multi functional furniture. It has a small storage space, and a tabletop which also serves as a tray. It is always at your service, hiding small objects, serving drinks or functions as a small table.  

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A house can receive different functionalities during its life… some areas may become office areas, libraries or extensions of certain rooms that need transformations. This one was built on an elongate, slightly sloping land, near orchards and vineyards. The project aimed to respond to a “house changing” when needed.  The prominent structural temples in the form of a stylized unfolded paper clip, connects the two units of use. The cantilevered office block penetrates the space bar, creating two separate habitats. […]

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Do you are a fan of extreme traveling? Are you ready to camping in a tent hanging 6,562 feet in the air sound? If yes, Waldseilgarten mountain resort in Bavaria, Germany might be the destination for you. Waldseilgarten resort offers a variety of camping options from the top of a Bavarian mountain summit. From enjoying a good night’s sleep while dangling off a tree top or cliff to sleeping in a hand built igloo, this resort should provide the right […]

The solution proves to be very interesting if you take in consideration the fact that most of the buildings dedicated to science centers are everything but modern, eye-catching constructions.This one is a large sculpture, a landmark of the place, a captivating site for its visitors. The facade appears like a texture with crossed, straight lines, letting the exterior surface to transform its appearence by light differences.  Its mission is to delight, inform and challenge visitors through engaging and thought-provoking experiences […]

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Guy Laramee from Canada creates increadible sculptures from old books. Rather the material for the art works are old dictionaries and encyclopedias. From these books Guy carves landscapes and plateau, and then paints them in natural colors. “My work, in 3D as well as in painting, originates from the very idea that ultimate knowledge could very well be an erosion instead of an accumulation. Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they really are: mountains. They erode a bit more […]

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The Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl is situated on one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Engadin area (a long valley in the Swiss Alps located in the canton of Graubünden in southeast Switzerland) and is known as the first plus-energy hotel in the Alps. In winter, Muottas Muragl is a paradise for tobogganing, snowshoeing and winter hiking. On the 4.5 km high-speed toboggan run you can race down through a height difference of 705 metres. Awaiting you at […]

The shape of this 1900 square foot house echoes the existing topography and carefully frames views in all directions. The house gathers perspectives from different corners and it was built with low-tech means in order to meet some ecologically sustainable aspects. In the winter, the low sun pours through the south facing wall of windows and heats the polished concrete floor slab, passively helping to warm the house. In the summer, the south roof overhang shades a wall of windows […]

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What kind of roof would be suitable for a rooftop garden? Theoretically, any roof surface can be greened – even sloped or curved roofs can support a layer of sod or wildflowers. Switzerland has just passed a bylaw which states that new buildings must be designed to relocate the green space covered by the building’s footprint to their roofs – even existing buildings -including historical buildings – must now green 20% of their rooftops. This has created an increased demand […]

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Six caves function as refuge areas for a project that will stimulate babies in perception and imagination, giving them a sense of space, shapes and meanings, for colors, materials and textures. This game created furniture combines several small scale modules with many individual situations and offers the children the choice of different movements. Thus, colored glass inserts, rotating and sliding pieces, a perforated wall, cutouts of geometric shapes, a network element, niche topics, and a tunnel, … all create a […]

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The High Line was originally constructed in the 1930s, to lift dangerous freight trains off Manhattan’s streets. The High Line is designed by landscape designers James Corner Field Operations and architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Photographs are by Iwan Baan. Inspired by the melancholic, unruly beauty of this postindustrial ruin, where nature has reclaimed a once vital piece of urban infrastructure, the new park interprets its inheritance. It translates the biodiversity that took root after it fell into ruin in […]

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Villa P is an original project developed by Austrian studio Love Architecture. The residence has a total surface of 2,152 square feet and features two floors. Large windows ensure a good indoor outdoor connection, offer spectacular views and allow natural light inside. This panorama also provided the main guiding principle for the design. One additional goal was to provide direct access to the garden. Due to the very steep slope, this goal actually worked contrary to the aim of maximizing […]

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Set in the woodlands of Holland, the program of Villa 1 is oriented optimal towards the views on the terrain and the sun. Half of the program is pushed below ground to meet local zoning regulations. This modern design is sleek, polish, and commands attention among its wooded surroundings in Arnhem, the Netherlands. This creates a clear dichotomy in the spatial experience of the house – a glass box ground floor where all mass is concentrated in furniture elements and […]

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