Articles tagged Nature

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Leaving paper and canvas outdoors, this creator lets nature take its artistic toll

New York City – In a series of works dating back 40 years, artist Jacek Tylicki surrenders his creative reins to natural forces.

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Slack’s new Californian HQ honours the hiking trail that leads to its Vancouver office

San Francisco – When Studio O+A was asked to design the San Francisco head office for workplace app Slack, the team found inspiration in an odd place: the Pacific outdoors.

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Studio Drift and Duran Duran honour the moon landing with a drone performance

Merritt Island, USA – For the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s lunar landing, Duran Duran joined Studio Drift for a special performance of Franchise Freedom.

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Some people in Amsterdam say they are working in a jungle – literally

The rooms of the of Joolz´s office and showroom in Amsterdam, designed by Space Encounters, are divided by a living, breathing rainforest.

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Technology brings nature to New York City in Studio Swine’s A/D/O exhibition

New York City – With Wave. Particle. Duplex. Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami find a way to reconnect New Yorkers with nature – oddly enough, through technology.

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An immersive and ethereal Studio SWINE exhibition opens at Brooklyn's A/D/O

New York City – Studio SWINE captures invisible elements of nature and gives them body in a new show at Brooklyn art and design incubator A/D/O. 

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Toyota’s car-sharing café is a response to Japanese consumption trends

NAGOYA, Japan – Designed by Archicept City, Toyota’s Drive to Go concept plays to the growing experience economy and removes investment barriers to adventures on the road.

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Four designs that are finding new ways to answer the call of nature

TRENDS – Frame investigates the ways that contemporary sanitaryware is incorporating the role of nature and the outdoors in our health and wellbeing.

Villa X by Barcode Architects. Photo by Christian van der Kooy
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Villa X by Barcode Architects marks the spot

BRABANT – Barcode Architects brings simplicity, material quality, and a contemporary appearance to a villa in Brabant, the Netherlands.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
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An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

NRT Heritage Home by SeARCH Office. Photo iP inProductions
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A heritage house extension by SeARCH Office lets the trees do the talking

BANGKOK – SeARCH Office designed two additions to the Nai Lert Heritage Home with a new pavilion that lets the existing trees define its architecture.

Pavilion of Reflections by Tom Emerson's ETH students. Photo Studio Tom Emerson
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Mark A-to-Z: P is for Pavilion

Intricate temporary structures designed by students to practical extensions produced by starchitects, pavilions never cease to impress us with the broad spectrum of what makes architecture.