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the 13-square-meter project aims to combat open defecation and the associated issues of hygiene and sanitation in remote villages. The post SPARK architects’ 3D-printed big arse toilet converts human waste into electricity appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A concrete structure that was built as a bomb-proof fuel pumping station during world war two in Dungeness, England, has been transformed into a holiday home by UK-based architecture studio Johnson Naylor. Read more
in 're-habit', the firm's research+development studio proposes a mixed-use program that combines self improvement and recreational facilities with housing. The post KTGY converts vacant big-box stores into housing for homeless individuals appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A pair of former warehouses topped with saw-toothed roofs have been transformed into a school for fine arts by Franklin Azzi Architecture, in the French city of Nantes. Read more
Chicago architect Jeff Klymson has designed a home for himself inside an old industrial building in the city, while reserving the ground floor for the studio of his firm Collective Office. Read more
The open floors of a 117-year-old, run-down factory in Des Moines, Iowa, have been transformed into offices by Neumann Monson Architects. Read more
Fuses Viader Arquitectes has transformed a 19th-century fortress near the Spanish city of Girona into a museum and hotel complex featuring concrete, glass and weathered-steel. Read more
The Distillery is a co-working space in Brno, Czech Republic, featuring unfinished walls, ageing ceiling beams and a drinks bar in a disused elevator shaft. Read more
Chinese architecture office Ares Partners has completed a hotel nestled among the mountains of Ninghai County, China, in a collection of refurbished stone warehouses. Read more
Australian practice Breathe Architecture has transformed the former headquarters of Paramount Pictures in Sydney into a boutique hotel with warm and tactile interiors. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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