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the V&A reassembles robin hood gardens façade at the venice biennale

the V&A reassembles robin hood gardens façade at the venice biennale

the exhibition explores london's 1972 brutalist housing estate through archival film, photography and a newly commissioned work by korean artist do ho suh. The post the V&A reassembles robin hood
british pavilion at the venice biennale features a rooftop piazza, but no exhibitions

british pavilion at the venice biennale features a rooftop piazza, but no exhibitions

the elevated public space is accessed via a scaffold staircase that runs the length of the building. The post british pavilion at the venice biennale features a rooftop piazza, but no exhibitions
classic style at entry level, fujifilm unveils the mirrorless X-T100

classic style at entry level, fujifilm unveils the mirrorless X-T100

the fujifilm X-T100 uses four tactile control dials, a slim compact body and a 3-way articulating screen to take pictures or videos of yourself. The post classic style at entry level, fujifilm unveils
nordic pavilion presents ‘another generosity’ at the venice architecture biennale

nordic pavilion presents ‘another generosity’ at the venice architecture biennale

the exhibition explores the relationship between nature and the built environment, and how architecture can facilitate a world that supports the coexistence of both. The post nordic pavilion presents
philipp frank’s trinity video installation in munich church

philipp frank’s trinity video installation in munich church

the central theme of the installation was a geometric shape consisting of triangle and semicircle, which was recorded with 3d projections. The post philipp frank’s trinity video installation in munich
goodbye runescape: classic version to shut down after 17 years

goodbye runescape: classic version to shut down after 17 years

the original version of the popular MMORPG (that's massively multiplayer online role-playing game for those who don't know), is saying goodbye. The post goodbye runescape: classic version to shut down
TORAFU architects designs spatially dynamic studio for amazon japan’s fashion department

TORAFU architects designs spatially dynamic studio for amazon japan’s fashion department

TORAFU architects has designed the photo studio and office for the fashion department of online retail giant amazon japan in tokyo. The post TORAFU architects designs spatially dynamic studio for
google launches world’s largest digital collection exploring frida kahlo’s life and art

google launches world’s largest digital collection exploring frida kahlo’s life and art

the digital collection of artefacts and artworks celebrates the life, work and legacy of mexican artist, frida kahlo. The post google launches world’s largest digital collection exploring frida
flca architecture renovates parisian apartment using OSB wood and steel

flca architecture renovates parisian apartment using OSB wood and steel

tasked with giving a new identity to the old apartment, flca created a stylish, contemporary space with high ceilings and plenty of light. The post flca architecture renovates parisian apartment
‘unbuilding walls’ is the german pavilion’s perspective on a borderless world

‘unbuilding walls’ is the german pavilion’s perspective on a borderless world

taking the experience of the inner-german wall as a starting point, the exhibition surveys both historical and current barriers beyond germany’s specific national perspective. The post ‘unbuilding
yiduan shanghai renovates an old chinese complex into a boutique hotel in yunnan province

yiduan shanghai renovates an old chinese complex into a boutique hotel in yunnan province

the hotel's modern ink painting style brings the most poetic and innovative annotation to the renovated space. The post yiduan shanghai renovates an old chinese complex into a boutique hotel in yunnan
the estonian pavilion poses ‘monumental’ questions at the venice architecture biennale

the estonian pavilion poses ‘monumental’ questions at the venice architecture biennale

a former church is manipulated by a seemingly suburban pavement that covers its colored marbles, while a monolithic concrete wall divides the venue in two parts. The post the estonian pavilion poses
fondazione prada explores the art and architecture of exile during the venice biennale

fondazione prada explores the art and architecture of exile during the venice biennale

'machines à penser' focuses on three 20th century philosophers: theodor w. adorno, martin heidegger and ludwig wittgenstein. The post fondazione prada explores the art and architecture of exile during
MIT trains self-driving cars to change lanes like human drivers do

MIT trains self-driving cars to change lanes like human drivers do

toyota is backing the project alongside the office of naval research which allows for aggressive lane changes. The post MIT trains self-driving cars to change lanes like human drivers do appeared
greek pavilion at the venice biennale studies the architecture of academic common spaces

greek pavilion at the venice biennale studies the architecture of academic common spaces

'the school of athens' sees the pavilion transformed into a multi-level stage upon which visitors interact with 56 3D-printed models of educational spaces from around the world and different
BMW & MIT self-assembly lab envision car interiors with 3D-printed inflatables

BMW & MIT self-assembly lab envision car interiors with 3D-printed inflatables

the first 3D-printed inflatable material, named ''liquid printed pneumatics', can self-transform, adapt and morph into any size, shape or function. The post BMW & MIT self-assembly lab envision
disney’s human-scale stickman robot has amazing acrobatic skills

disney’s human-scale stickman robot has amazing acrobatic skills

the seven foot robot boasts a simple two degree of freedom making it capable of aerial acrobatics such as backflips and trapeze stunts. The post disney’s human-scale stickman robot has amazing
multifunctional culture and education center in netherlands by jeanne dekkers architectuur

multifunctional culture and education center in netherlands by jeanne dekkers architectuur

the project shows the history of sittard by creating a special surface design in combination with bold functional shapes. The post multifunctional culture and education center in netherlands by jeanne
boeing’s 777x will have futuristic foldable wings in order to fit into gates

boeing’s 777x will have futuristic foldable wings in order to fit into gates

boeing will need to prove that the wingtips can withstand 75mph winds and cannot be accidentally unlocked during flight. The post boeing’s 777x will have futuristic foldable wings in order to fit into
circadian curtain wall by hok is a curved glass façade that responds to the sun’s path

circadian curtain wall by hok is a curved glass façade that responds to the sun’s path

the curved façade system reduces a building's carbon footprint and improves employee health and well-being. The post circadian curtain wall by hok is a curved glass façade that responds to the sun’s