A Brooklyn-based product designer turned his 271-square-foot apartment into a beautiful urban treehouse.
Speaking of treehouses, architecture firm Visiondivision recently created a kiosk for an Indiana park using parts from a single tree—and you can tell. The idea was to make visitors aware of where the raw materials for the things around us come from.
We’ve heard of bike lanes and even swim lanes, but a commuter trampoline lane? At Russian arts festival Archstoyanie, Salto, an Estonian architecture firm, built a 51-meter long trampoline that will bounce you to your destination.
PublicInterestDesign.org just released the Public Interest Design 100, which highlights 100 individuals and teams working at the intersection of design and service in the United States. Two of our favorites? Jake Barton, whose design agency Local Projects helped create Urbanology, and Berlin Lab collaborator Teddy Cruz.
December is upon us and it’s officially the holiday season. Japanese mega-store Muji Yurakucho is celebrating with a 100-home gingerbread city, which will be on display until December 25. Take a tour of the edible city with livestream footage straight from the gingerbread lanes.
It’s nearly Christmas in Brussels, too, but don’t expect to see any pines in the city’s main square. Architecture firm 1024 Architecture designed a geometric interpretation of a Christmas tree that projects video, light displays, and sound installations.
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