Posted on April 24th 2014, 07:29 PM
Check out the epic trailer for sci-fi live-action film.
Posted on April 24th 2014, 07:21 PM
The Architectural League of New York has announced the six winning young architects and designers of the 2014 "Overlay" Architectural League Prize. As one of North America's most prestigious awards for young practitioners, since 1981 the Prize recognizes provocative and exemplary work and provides a public outlet for the exchange of their ideas.
After The Architectural League and the Young Architects + Designers Committee hosted the portfolio competition, whose theme this year was "Overlay", six winners were invited to publicly present and showcase their work:
Kutan Ayata and Michael Young, Young & Ayata
Brooklyn Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Andrew Holder, The LADG, Los Angeles
Adam Fure, SIFT Studio, Ann Arbor
Thomas Kelley and Carrie Norman, Norman Kelley, Brooklyn and Chicago
Jenny E. Sabin, Jenny Sabin Studio, Philadelphia
Geoffrey von Oeyen, Geoffrey von Oeyen Design, Los Angeles
Find out more on Bustler.
Posted on April 24th 2014, 07:09 PM
Posted on April 24th 2014, 07:00 PM
We're working on an upcoming video series about the ShopBot Desktop, and now that I've got some hands-on experience, I've discovered that I love CNC milling. I also, by the way, love whiskey. But these two things don't go together, at least not in the real world.
The real world is not the advertising world, though, so I'm enjoying Suntory's "3D Rocks" campaign. The Japanese spirits giant has enlisted the services of some company with a 5-axis CNC mill to create the world's most sophisticated whiskey-on-the-rocks orders. Up above is a shot of Kyoto's famed Kinkaku-ji temple, but for the rest they've gone with Western icons:(more...)
Posted on April 24th 2014, 06:46 PM
You'd think that after winning the Pritzker Prize
, one of the highest awards in design, most architects would sit back and coast on their accolades. What did Japanese architect Shigeru Ban do? He built these beautiful cardboard houses for typhoon refugees.
Posted on April 24th 2014, 06:05 PM
Posted on April 24th 2014, 06:00 PM
A universal problem facing cities worldwide today is mass social housing. This issue manifests differently in different places: in some cases, housing built on modernist principles has proven unsustainable and socially problematic; in others, the challenge is to replace informal construction with safe, universal housing schemes — without repeating the mistakes of modernism.
To address these issues, UN Habitat launched a student competition in September to provide designs for local, specific social housing solutions for cities around the globe. We’ve collected the winners in the overall competition, as well as some of our favorites from the 6 regional and 38 national winners, after the break.
Choosing a housing block on the southern...
Posted on April 24th 2014, 05:51 PM
Posted on April 24th 2014, 05:49 PM
That Vladimir Putin pillow though!
Posted on April 24th 2014, 05:45 PM
designed to help with the production, transportation and consumption of outdoor meals, the food itself becomes an edible container.
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