Published August 4, 2012
blogs , technology
Tags: 3D printing, architecture, automated, blogs, control, remote, robot, stone spray, Technabob, technology
The Stone Spray robot was created as a 3D printer to produce architecture out of soil. While technically speaking, this robot wasn’t designed to create art, the results of its efforts and the research project sure look like some interesting sculptural works.
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Basque health department headquarters in Bilbao, Spain
A beautiful looking building in Bilbao. It turns out that this strange looking surface is just a sort of skin, not the structure of the building.
Same building with the skin apparent during a night shot.
Published June 27, 2008
asides , design , technology
Tags: architecture, asia, asides, bldgblog, damper, design, skyscraper, taipei, Taipei 101, taiwan, technology
Published June 23, 2008
asides , design
Tags: architecture, asides, dezeen, Fukui, hair salon, Hiromasa Mori, Japan, Shiro, Takuya Hosokai
The Shiro hair salon was designed in 1980 by Takuya Hosokai and Hiromasa Mori. It’s located in Fukui Japan.
The Lilypad is a project for the Climate Refugees – A Floating Ecopolis For Climate Refugees. It is a solution for the water rising, each floating cities designed to hold around 50,000 people. Lilypad travels on the water line of the oceans, from the equator to the poles following the marine streams warm ascending of the Gulf Stream or cold descending of the Labrador. (via lemonspank)
I found this a wonderful story about how an architect took it upon himself to build a scavenger hunt into one of his client’s apartments, all without telling them. It would have been really interesting if this missive was received after the architect’s demise or 20 years later. Mysteries are always fun. (via kottke)