Tag: france

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Turning Heads 360

Here’s a head-turner irresistible timber owl cabins! They’ve popped up in France as an option for summer camping in Bourdeaux (but once you see them is there any other option!). The designer Bruit du Frigo (partner of Zebra3/Buy-Sellf ) named…

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DRONE YOURSELF ACROSS THE CITY!

Kayak Architects are probing new ideas for getting around cities. To promote their idea, they have transformed the top of the Trump World Tower in New York City for their new drone ‘Skystation’! The Skystation’s ecological footprint would be extremely…

Floating City

yeezy 350 boost The Seasteading Institute in San Francisco has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the French Polynesian government that could bring the world closer to its first floating city. The Seasteading Institute has been trying to…

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PARIS BIO-SKYSCAPER

The architectural office ‘Maison Edouard François’ have designed an incredible Parisian sustainable tower better known as the M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity! The entire structure has been designed to spread seeds over the city. In their design, Maison Edouard François took…

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COFFEE A LA LED

Alexandre Chapelin has expanded his by-now well-known ‘La Table‘ series to offer a totally new model called “Starry Sea.” Here, varying depths of blue resin allow the table to abstractly represent a Caribbean beach day. However at night, the table…

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Urban Farm

Producing food within an urban context is gaining much interest. Now, the French architectural firm Zundel and Cristea have developed an intriguing design for smaller-scale urban farms, to be dotted over the urban fabric. These farms have been designed to…

French Solar Roads

Over the next five years, France’s National Institute for Solar Energy (INES) is set to install 1,000km (621 miles) of solar-roadway, in collaboration with the transport infrastructure company Colas. Colas has created the ‘Wattway pavement system’, an intelligent road-installation strategy….

SKY ORCA

Check out the designer dirigible. Known poetically as ‘Manned Cloud’, it is a flying hotel proposed by French designer Jean-Marie Massaud. The serenely-shaped 210 metre-long airship (reminiscent of a whale) was developed with ONERA (the French national aerospace research body)….

OBJECTS OF DESIRE (+ PERFORMANCE)

The French designer Mathieu Lehanneur has produced his series of ‘energy objects’, intended to monitor how much energy one is consuming in their home. Simply known as ‘Efficient Home’, they look like a set of letters from the alphabet, small…