Who doesn’t want a piece of nature in the office? The designers of Nine99 created delicious grass squares to give a natural touch to the office or home by placing them freely or according to feng-shui. The entire project is made of recycled materials and tries to merge the home with the outdoors. “Unlike ordinary flowers, grass is completely natural, a piece of earth, that grows indoors with minimal care.” As you can see, it’s not just about a piece of ordinary grass, but rather about the lovely package. The packages have an air opening to gain longer shelf live for the product.
In order to create privacy when a lot of people are together in a big room, the designers of Molo have come up with an innovative system to create modular spaces. Flexible walls made out of kraft paper enable people to create their own private rooms with sound-absorbing effects. The kraft paper walls are expandable,…Read more →
In the Netherlands new business parks pop up everywhere. At the same time 16% of the office buildings stand empty. The Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman came up with this pretty remarkable project that criticizes this phenomenon, as well as the architectural styles at business parks. In the Dutch city of Drachten he built a Little…Read more →
The architects of Daiken-Met couldn’t find themselves a good office space in the city of Gifu, Japan. They decided to design and build the ideal studio themselves, which resulted in Sugoroku Office, a temporary moveable office that’s built from seven shipping containers. I’d say this three-level building is more than a piece of container architecture — it represents container…Read more →
Urban Pixels is a project by the MIT Media Lab. This distributed system is built of individual pixels that configure together in a display system. The pixel systems are suited for lighting and display and are therefore blurring the boundaries between digital facade displays and street lighting. Very interesting, because it can be used for…Read more →