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Self-shaping Shelters

The architect Haresh Lalvani has turned his design intentions towards emergency-shelter design and is aiming to create a biomimicry-based system imbuing shelter structures with the capacity to shape themselves! As co-founder of the Pratt Institute Center for Experimental Structures, Lalvani…

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LIGHTING THE WAY FORWARD

Margot Krasojević is both an architect and designer. In her recent work, she has been working intensely with 3D printing. Her Lace LED (shown here) are made from recycled plastics fused together on a 3D printer. ‘Lace LED’ is a…

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A Living Brick

The Living Architecture (LIAR) project is developing a building ‘unit’ blocks that is able to covert sunlight, waste water and air into clean energy. The collaboration between Newcastle University and experts from the universities of the West of England (UWE…

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STICK AROUND FOR THE SUN

Instead of rigid, cumbersome flat solar panels, we could all soon be powering our homes and electronics via stickers. Currently, engineers at Stanford have successfully developed thin, flexible, peel-able solar-cells which can then be attached to just about any surface….

Sun Seeker

A self-driving garden may seem far-fetched but now, the University College London’s (UCL) Interactive Architecture Lab has created a nomadic, self-cultivating garden that moves around all by itself! The sphere has been designed by UCL students William Victor Camilleri and…

ULTIMATE DRYER

Who would have thought that it would be possible to completely dry all your clothes in 20 minutes – without heat? Now the ‘ultrasonic’ clothes dryer has the potential to do so! The idea has already been proven conceptually and…

NO ENERGY REQUIRED

MIT students have created a 2,000-pound sculpture that can be ‘effortlessly’ moved with a single fingertip. The architect Brandon Clifford and architectural historian Mark Jarzombek crafted the McKnelly-Megalith in order to investigate how ancient civilizations – like the Incas in…

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CMYK BULB

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INFLATABLES ON VENUS

A research project to send astronauts to Venus has been unveiled by NASA. The project involves ‘lighter-than-air’ pods that accommodate explorers as they hover above the clouds. The NASA website shows a movie depicting a conceptual design that uses inflatable…

LUCID DREAMS OF LIGHT

There’s a place at Selfridges Department store in London called the Wonder Room. It previously hosted the work of Dutch designer Eric Klarenbeek. Entitled ‘Lucid Dream’, the work uses illuminating hand-blown glass bubble and LED lighting (with a lifespan of…