Recycled art #design #sustainability

Ellipsicoon Designed by Ben Van Berkel, UNStudio, these amazing organic structures were conceived from recycled material the “Revolution Precrafted” pavilion. The sculptural structures are handmade with 100% recyclable high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and based on a digital design.   Architect’s project profile UNStudio UNStudio, founded in 1988 by Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos, is an

From Russia with architecture #design #urbandesign

ZHA’s competition winning architecture for Novorossiysk, Russia. Located in one of the country’s largest shipping ports it features exhibition space, conferences and recreation space in an overall complex of more than 300,000 sqm.   simultaneously considers multiple iterations including program, orientation, environment, height and volume. This parametric model enables designers and stakeholders to accommodate the

20-20 vision in a bottle #health #rebootme

A research team from Bar-Ilan University’s Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA) have innovated “Nano-Drops,” which in the future, could correct impaired vision and replace spectacles and contact lenses. This would also potentially replace laser correction. The self applied drops are synthetic nanoparticles, measuring between 1 &  100nm (nanometers) in width, that adjust the outside and superficial