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    New Solar Canopy Provides Both Shade and Clean Energy

    In a beautiful marriage of form and function, architect and designer, Carlo Ratti has created a light-reflecting canopy that both creates shade and directs sunlight to a photovoltaic panel where it generates electricity. Called Sun&Shade, the canopy is built with ...
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    Margot Krasojevic Envisions Dynamic Seismic Hotel in Italy

    Based on italy’s history of earthquakes which are increasing in frequency, studio margot krasojevic architecture has proposed a hotel designed to reduce and contain its destruction following any seismic activity. accordingly, the building would be located in the western province ...
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    These Illuminated Cylinders Display Fairy Tales when People get Inside to Power Them

    A group of designers have created an interactive light art installation called Loop, that’s currently on display as part of Luminothérapie, a display of temporary public art installations, in Montreal, Canada. Loop, an Ekumen creation, designed and produced by Olivier Girouard, ...
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    Virtual Downtown Running, Sponsored By Nike

    With a little help of creative agency BBH Singapore, an entire city block in Manila has been taken over by Nike with the construction of a giant running track. The running track, called Unlimited Stadium, has the shape of an ...
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    Aloft Has Created The First Voice-Activated Hotel Room

    What seemed like something hotel guests can only dream of has now become a reality. Aloft Hotels now offers the world’s first voice-activated hotel rooms with the help of Apple’s Homekit and Siri. Just say the word and these apps ...
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    Tundra’s Immersive Light Installation Puts Visitors Side-by-Side a Swimming Whale

    Tundra Collective has infilled the D museum in seoul with an immersive, interactive installation made up of thousands of luminous hexagonal cells. ‘my whale (inner revision)’ comprises a series of projectors that beam colored light onto a curved wall surrounding visitors, forming an audio-visual ...
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    Carlo Ratti’s Office 3.0 uses Internet of Things to Create Personalised Environments

    Italian architect Carlo Ratti has designed a system for an office in Turin that instructs heating, lighting and cooling systems to follow occupants around the building like an “individually-tailored environmental bubble”. Carlo Ratti Associati‘s Office 3.0 will use a system ...
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    Yuhan Zhang Conceives Living Spaces Doubling as Transportation with 2050 Volvo Concept

    The city landscape is undoubtedly experiencing rapid transformation. with the fast rate of urbanization, it seems very plausible that people will be live in a vertical city served by new kinds of transportation infrastructure. yuhan zhang works across architecture and automotive design ...
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    Nike’s Nature Of Motion Exhibition Explores Function And Movement

    Nike invited 10 progressive contemporary designers to explore movement through various mediums for ‘The Nature of Motion’ at Milan Design Week 2016. Nike Design aims to advance the potential of the human body through a synergy of form, function and motion. ...