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conveyor belt concept for Barcelona based shoemakers…
Like some kind of Willy Wonka shoe factory, this new outlet of Barcelona based shoemakers, Munich Sports – located at the La Roca shopping village – is a playful fantasy, where “freshly baked” sneakers appear to work themselves across a tangling network of conveyor belts.
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Se la topmodel è di cartapesta
Iron wire, papier-mâché and vivacious colours. French artist Lauren Freyermuth needs little to create her Mistinguettes, sculptures of women in dynamic poses bursting with energy from every wire.
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The owner of this house runs a steel beam construction company. We can see that he has combined his resources and skills together Continue Reading
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In my recent trip to Spain I came across this very interesting article about a solar house contest produced by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, where the Fab Lab House received the audience award for the best in its kind. Because of its organic shape some referred to is as the peanut home, cinnamon submarine, forest Zeppelin or even whale belly.
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Photo © Koji Sakai
An urban home with a sense of privacy in a less than ideal location.
This is a small outbuilding which has been extended and transformed into a house – now a bed and breakfast. The aim was to introduce steel sheets into the existing structure to create a mezzanine floor; the aim then was to extend these sheets outdoors in order to create a living room enclosed solely in glass which opens out generously into the natural surrounding environment Continue Reading
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The making of an iconic house in Yokohama, built in 2008.
Photo © Eiji Tomita
shabon n. soap ; soap bubbles.