Dezeen reports about the semi-translucent bar that designers Diogo Aguiar and Teresa Otto have built for a competition of the Universidade do Porto in Portugal. The 4.7 meter high bar consists of 420 IKEA storage boxes fixed on a metal frame. At night the boxes are illuminated by LED lights inside responding to the music being played. The boxes vary in size so that each box is giving a different brightness according to its depth. The modular white cube was built in one week with help of the students in Parque da Cidade, Porto. By opening one of the walls the cube transforms into a bar.
The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam’s Smart Cities competition received 80 entries by students and young researchers from across the globe. These projects represented the future of cities through smarter technology application in areas such as distribution, energy, mobility, and infrastructure. The Smart Cities Biennial Award ceremony, held at the end of this past April, announced the Sendai…Read more →
What to do when you live on the 7th floor of an apartment building, but feel the desperate need to start a pop-up restaurant in your own house? That was what the people behind the Australian pop-up concept Jafflechutes must have experienced before they came up with the idea to serve hot sandwiches by means of a parachute.Read more →
Roof Garden Arnhem is an all-in-one location for a guaranteed fun time: it’s a park, garden, hang-out place, bar, silent disco location and showroom for Arnhem’s many creative and cultural initiatives.Read more →
Many, many architects take themselves too seriously and lack a good sense of humour. The guys of Fantastic Norway, who also created the fantastic cardboard clouds at the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture, are quite different. To gain more attention for their creations, they organised the project Walking Berlin, in which they dressed up…Read more →