Designer and innovator Daan Roosegaarde was appointed by the Government in Holland to re-envisage the famous Afsluitsdijk Dutch causeway, a flood protector and road. No energy is consumed at the ‘Gates of Light,’ and the 60 floodlights, designed by Rem Koolhaas’ grandfather Dirk Roosenburg in 193s, are now fully restored but enhanced with a reflective
Platonics Ark have created a 3D printer that is easy, fast and intuitive and part of the design process rather than simply a presentation tool. Share this reboot
Watch this short video by Susan Kare, graphic designer about the design of icons and typeface for some of the major media brands in the world. Fascinating to hear how some of the most iconic, recognizable graphics came to be. Share this reboot
Off site fabrication and modular design taken to the extreme… Skýli is the name of a trekking cabin designed by Utopia Arkitekter. The original concept was developed to be easily transported to remote locations along some of the most famous trekking trails on Iceland. Skýli of course means shelter in Icelandic, but this charcteristic building
Good general article that interviews Apple’s star designer, Jony Ive on the new Apple Campus. The images are excellent and all credit to Foster + Partners for another example of exemplary craftsmanship and technology. The building will evolve. Actually, I’m more interested in being able to see the landscape, that is a more important capability.
This is incredible! I was certainly naieve to the fact that the “lake” in Central Park, New York City, was polluted given all the media attention it receives and all of the “super property” that is adjacent. This architectural solution that combines renewable energy through a wind turbine to filter the water and reduce it’s