Staying with the subject of shipping containers used in architecture, I have been thinking about the nineties; the years that I spent all those rainy sunday afternoons watching MTV. I’d like to bring up this video that comes with the famous song ‘Lemon Tree’ of Fool’s Garden. For me it was my first confrontation with the concept of replaceble houses. The makers of this video unconsciously must have influenced the current urban practise.
Jurgen Bey, one of the key figures of the Dutch Design movement, has started a new platform called PROOFF to rethink to office. PROOFF, which stands for ‘Progressive Office’, is meant for sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas regarding the improvement of working life and all around it. To realise products, PROOFF works together with national…Read more →
This temporary squash court solves the squash problem, giving cities the opportunity to organise a world tour squash event without investing in expensive accommodations. The flexible hall of glass travels the world and brings the tournaments. The instant stadium has been at the world’s most special places and has made squash a world sport at Grand Central Terminal New York, Royal Albert Hall in London, the Boston Symphony Hall and, last but not least, the pyramids of Giza in the Egyptian desert.Read more →
We’ve been talking a lot about tiny homes lately, but artist Kevin Cyr takes the concept to the extreme. For his latest crowd-funded project, Cyr found a ubiquitous shopping cart and inserted his pop-up camper design to create the Camper Kart. Don’t be fooled by the compact exterior — Cyr has managed to pack storage, table and seating space, as well as lighting inside the space of a shopping cart.Read more →
Dutch designer Eveline Visser has created a beautiful collective bird house called Bird City. The installation gives a potential home to an entire population of up to 33 unique species. Inspired by the huge community of different birds that live in the city, Visser has designed this neighborhood for birds. Like with people, every different type…Read more →