Tag: london

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Micro Home

‘Pop-up’ housing always seems to be changing directions! Now, in a collaboration between TripAdvisor Rentals and Wayfair sees a green capsule being inserted into the ‘London Eye’ Ferris Wheel in the form of a micro-apartment. The interior of the apartment…

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GREEN SNEAKER FOR REAL!

Vivobarefoot (a London-based footwear designer) are collaborating with Bloom (a materials innovation company in San Diego) to create the world’s first molded-shoe made from algae! The new Vivobarefoot ‘lace-up’ is made from this environmentally friendly material offering the environment a…

GREEN BETWEEN

Constructed across Shoreditch for the London Design Festival, the artist Asif Khan‘s ‘Forests’ installation for ‘Mini’ displayed three translucent box-shaped structures filled with plants. A series of underused public spaces were renovated to become green shared space where people could…

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…

Pocket Park London

London ‘landmarks’ are a dime a dozen now! The skyline is rippled with them. However, a new idea for a more intimate landmark comes from Bell Phillips Architects in London. Their new idea transforms an old energy icon (a gasholder…

HYPERCELL: Self-awareness and Reconfigurability

Cosku Cinkiliç, Ahmed Shokir, Pavlina Vardoulaki, Houzhe Xu are a team of students from the Design Research Laboratory in London. Under the guidance of Theodore Spyropoulos and with the assistance of Mustafa El Sayed they have developed an architectural construction system. This new system is responsive, dynamic…

London Bike Superhighway

This week, Europe’s longest protected bike lane was given the go-ahead by the Mayor of London, ensuring bike-riders get a safe trip through London when travelling East to West. Currently, a similar route that runs North to South is also…