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  1. luo studio’s timber structure in china can be completely dismantled and reused


    by using prefabrication, the entire design and construction of this sales center in china was completed in less than two months.

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  2. retyre is a bicycle tire system letting you zip new treads on in seconds


    retyre is the smart way to quickly revive the tread on your bike involving a set of rubber 'skins' that can be zippered on over top of your tires.

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  3. kentucky owl park by shigeru ban will be a 420-acre site dedicated to whiskey


    plans for the destination include rickhouses for aging, a bottling center, a distillery, and its own railway station.

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  4. mecanoo and gispen envision modular interiors for dutch trains of the future


    the innovative concept includes a twelve-module furniture system that enables diverse and flexible configurations.

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  5. dim sum restaurant in hong kong by linehouse turns british tea hall into chinese canteen


    the concept for the restaurant is drawn from the historical figure john anthony, the first chinese man to be naturalized as a british citizen in 1805.

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  6. world’s first full-body scanner generates incredible 3D render of human anatomy


    called EXPLORER, the medical imaging device scans up to 40 times faster than current PET scans and can produce a 3D scan of the whole body in as little as 20-30 seconds.

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  7. fosbury & sons transforms modernist masterpiece into co-working office in brussels


    its eye-catching façade comprises 756 prefab convex oval concrete modules.

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  8. atelier data embeds cercal house in a portuguese slope


    comprising a total of 250 square meters, the house uses local constructive systems and tradition materials, and reinterprets them in a contemporary logic.

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  9. ‘AZULIK uh may’ arts center opens in the jungles of mexico


    the complex appears to naturally rise out of the ground as a series of anthropomorphous structures connected through floating bridges and meandering paths.

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  10. serge schoemaker builds a sculptural home studio of weathering steel in hoofddorp


    the result is a sturdy yet elegant structure built on a narrow plot beside the freestanding house of the clients.

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Quote of the day

"A building’s architectonic quality is not determined by the professionalism with which it was built, but by the part it plays in architectural discussion. A building only becomes architecture when it is discussed; i.e. when it plays a part in cultural discussion."

~ Carel Weeber quoted by Van Dijk and De Graaf (1990)