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At last year's Geneva Auto Show, we caught our first glimpse of the extraordinary Arcfox GT, a Chinese electric hypercar with a monstrous power output that puts it right up there among the world's most powerful cars. We didn't, however, get a chance to take a closer look, and now strikes us as a perfect chance.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Hypercar, Electric Vehicles, Genev
Although the great white shark is one of the ocean's top predators, it's still considered a vulnerable species. Now, for the first time, scientists have discovered what is claimed to be a prehistoric nursery site for the sharks – and it could have implications for protecting them today.Continue ReadingCategory: Biology, ScienceTags: University of Vienna, Sharks, Fossils, Conservation
Design studio Vidivixi has teamed its furniture collection with works by US artists and designers to create a series of moody sets in its Mexico City showroom. Read more
the rooftop consists of 4 blocks with pitches in various angles, a structure created to match the L-shaped plan of the residence. The post GAISS reinterprets traditional pitch roof typology with residential design in latvia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Milky Way is a rotating disk-shaped galaxy, and is pretty stock standard for its age. It’s generally believed that it took billions of years for galaxies to take on that shape, but now astronomers have discovered an ancient disk galaxy, which emerged at least 4.5 billion years earlier than previously thought possible.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Astronomy, ALMA, Radio, Hubble
projectors are placed outdoors, year-round, casting fleeting views of the rolling hills, open fields, and hardwood forest onto the architecture. The post doug aitken’s ‘lighthouse’ is an architecture-wrapping installation of changing landscapes filmed throughout the seasons appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Rocking up to a group ride on an MV Agusta has long been the kind of thing to raise eyebrows. An MV rider, eh? What are we looking at here, a dyed-in-the-wool old-school Agostini fan? A lover of fine Italian design? A fastidious bike-washer? You can be fairly sure you're not looking at somebody frugal or practical or geared up for long distance; MV's motorcycles are statement pieces. Strapping lu
this design can be made within 48 hours, save up to 50% of all construction costs, and greatly reduces CO2 emissions and waste. The post 3D-printed floating house will be built in 48 hours in czech republic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Originally completed in the 1970s by noted architect Jerry Lomax, the Taylor Beach House recently received a renovation by SPF:architects. The two-year project focused on maximizing light and views, and refreshed the home with an improved interior layout.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, House, Home, Luxury
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