City in the Sky: Futuristic Flower Towers Soar Above Modern Metropolises
City in the Sky is a project between Megatropolis and Hrama that imagines a world in sucy megacities as London and New York City where gardens and oases soar far above congestion and pollution.
Une Architecture at the Mobile Art Pavilion by Zaha Hadid | Dezeen
An exhibition of work by London architect Zaha Hadid has opened inside her Mobile Art Pavilion (see our earlier story), which has found its permanent home in Paris having toured New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong since 2008. The pavilion will remain outside the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris and the inaugural exhibition in
Pop-up Pavilion // BOWOOSS Research Project
A cocoon-like temporary summer pavilion in Saarbrücken, Germany, is the result of a research project on biomimicry conducted at the city’s architecture school.
Incredibly Leaf-Like: 12 Bio-Inspired Plant-Based Designs - WebEcoist
Sometimes, nature can influence design in the most unexpected ways. Would you ever think of looking to a calla lily for an ultra-efficient impeller design, or a mangrove tree ecosystem for a futuristic set of skyscrapers? These 12 biomimetic designs and concepts apply biological aspects of flowers, lily pads, leaves
University of Stuttgart unveils woven pavilion based on beetle shells
A robotically woven carbon-fibre pavilion based on the lightweight shell encasing a beetle's wings and abdomen is revealed by the University of Stuttgart.
Research Pavilion by ICD and ITKE
Research Pavilion made from carbon and glass fibre filaments wrapped around steel by University of Stuttgart researchers.
ICD | ITKE Research Pavilion 2011 / ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart
In summer 2011 the Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), together with...