Check out this teaser for iBIKE, Le Film, a documentary about the fixed-gear scene in Montreal. Over images of young riders associated with the iBIKE bike shop, the film asks, “If everybody in the world used their bike to get to work, what would that change? It would change a lot.”
Take an architecture tour of Munich’s metro system, a collection of unique and surprisingly beautiful stations, through these stunning photographs by art director Nick Frank.
PARK 101, a city project proposed for downtown Los Angeles, would act as a catalyst for urban renewal in the infamously sprawling city, reconnecting the Civic Center with Union Station and Chinatown. An added bonus? The completed project, divided into a Park District, River District, and Station District, would cover the 101 freeway as it passes through downtown.
Connect Homes, a company created by architects Gordon Scott and Jared Levy, wants to bring their gorgeous pre-fab homes around the world. The bamboo- and LED-outfitted modules are a perfect fit for 8-by-40-foot shipping containers and can go anywhere internationally for just $5,000.
In Berlin, “trash isn’t necessarily waste,” according to an advertisement for city trash collection service BSR. In fact, garbage burned in the company’s incinerators provides electricity to 100,000 households each year.
It’s not quite the “world’s smallest house,” but this modular living space created by Swiss company Micasa Lab may be the world’s most versatile piece of furniture. Each “Cocoon 1” consists of a clear, spherical shell and two pillow modules, while additional accessories and pieces can be added to create different living environments like a kitchen or outdoor seating space.
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