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Blown glass lights that look like bubbles of magma and blown glass vessels slumped over steel and brass stands feature in Nouvel Limited's latest collection. Read more
when using this material as a transducer to generate sound the innovative design mitigates the inherent resonance characteristics of glass and produces clear beautiful sounds. The post mandai architects’ installation uses sound-generating glass to emit nature’s noise appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the collection proposes a relationship between the spontaneity of the forms and delicate control of them by the craftsmen. The post ron arad asks ‘where are my glasses?’ for venini blown glass vase collection appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the piece recalls memories of humanity’s past while offering an unassured sense of anticipation toward its future. The post dustin yellin offers a vision of space exploration suspended in glass appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
'the design of the 133-unit residential block was driven by the duality of its context,' says shohei shigematsu, partner at OMA. The post OMA’s first residential tower in new york will feature a prismatic corner of glass appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Cold War left behind significant amounts of low-level nuclear waste, but the future may be a bit cleaner thanks to a team of scientists at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), who have vitrified low-level radioactive waste for the first time in a continuous process. In a laboratory set up, 3 gal (11.4 L) of waste taken from a tank at the decommiss
Sri Lankan practice Zowa Architects has used bamboo canes to shroud the glazed walls of this boutique hotel in Uttarakhand, India, which cantilevers out to give optimal views of the Himalayas. Read more
the three-story residence by PopovBass architects and sydney-based builder horizon features a glass and concrete facade that ensures great ocean views. The post curved concrete and glass panels form residence in manly beach, australia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
A glazed box containing a study cantilevers from the contemporary rural Jackson Residence by architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, which overlooks a river valley in the American West. Read more
After years of glass dominating skyscraper construction in New York, architects in the city are returning to stone and other solid-looking materials to cover their towers. Dezeen spoke to those ditching glazing for alternative cladding to find out why. 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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