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an interaction of two bodies one of which overpowers. The post joão xará pinches glass vessels to represent the action of force appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti has created an isolated desert retreat in Andalusia, featuring glazed walls that take advantage of the vast landscape and dramatic night skies. Read more
Surman Weston has converted a Victorian church in London's Islington into a colourful co-working space that doubles as the architecture studio's own office. Read more
The glass we're most familiar with is made from silicon dioxide, but materials like boron, polymers and metals have also been used. Now, an international team of scientists have developed a brand new class of glass, made from metal-organic compounds. These new materials form glass more readily than other types, and are much more pliable...Continue Reading New type of glass made of metal organ
Back in December 2016, we featured the work of Kurt Moser, an ambrotype photographer who turned a Russian truck into a massive camera for his glass plate photography. After seeing the article, the team at Valkyr Productions connected with Moser and created this beautiful 9-minute video profile about the photographer and his work.In the film, Moser talks about ambrotype photography and shares his
There are already energy-saving "smart glass" windows that can be electronically tinted to block the sun's hot rays, thus reducing the need to run air-conditioning systems. Such systems still require electricity to operate, however. Now, scientists from Australia's RMIT University have developed a coating that allows existing glass to become smart … no power required...Continue Reading
Tasked with designing a family house on a steep hill with views of the ocean, Teeland Architects conceived a glazed rectangular home wrapped in timber screens that offer control over light, breeze, and views. The recently-completed Tinbeerwah House also features solar power and greywater recycling. ..Continue Reading Timber screens shield glass house from summer sunCategory: ArchitectureTags:
New Orleans firm Trahan Architects has completed a visitor centre for an 18th-century plantation in Louisiana, using translucent glazing to blur views of occupants from the outside "like an impressionist painting". Read more
Just a few months after we looked at the multipurpose Deseo 400 TR camping trailer, one of our favorites of 2017, Knaus is back on the show circuit with the equally impressive Travelino Skyview Concept. This light, compact caravan slides a tint-adjustable picture window between campers and the great outdoors so they can enjoy a restful night of sleep behind dark glass before waking up to clea
Sebastian Herkner looked to the dusted surface of Turkish delight when designing this collection of frosted glass side tables for German brand Pulpo. 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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