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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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Floating Cloud: An Electromagnetic Cloud That Hovers on Your Desktop by Richard Clarkson | Colossal

Floating Cloud is the latest “weightless” creation from NYC-based artist and designer Richard Clarkson who has long been fascinated by the shape and form of clouds that he translates into audiovisual devices. The Floating Cloud is held in place by … Continue reading

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Future of Fake News

Welcome to the future of fake news. Source: Future of Fake News

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DIY Papercraft Light Shades of Aquatic Life by Vasili | Colossal

Taking inspiration from the Dutch seaside, Netherlands-based design studio VasiliLights produces both DIY and fully-assembled paper light shades in the form of aquatic life. The paper shades come in a variety of colors and sizes, you can see more in … Continue reading

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Kayashima: The Japanese Train Station Built Around a 700-Year-Old Tree | Colossal

In the Northeast suburbs of central Osaka stands a curious train station unlike any other. Kayashima Station features a rectangular hole cut into the roof of the elevated platform and, from inside, a giant tree pokes its head out like … Continue reading

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An Origami Pineapple Pavilion Opens Inside Berrington Hall’s 18th-Century Garden | Colossal

Situated inside the garden of the Georgian mansion at the National Trust’s historic Berrington Hall is Studio Morison’s newest structure Look! Look! Look!, a pineapple-shaped pavilion with angles akin to a folded work of origami. The pavilion is dusty pink, … Continue reading

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The Prism: A Pyramid-Shaped Cabin by Lou Andréa Lassalle

Located at the edge of lake La Blanche in an urban area of Bordeaux, France, this cabin in the shape of a pyramid was designed by visual artist Lou Andréa Lassalle and built by Zebra3 as part of the Refuges … Continue reading

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Casa do Penedo: The Portuguese Flintstones house – Walls with Stories

There is a marvellous piece of architecture located in the north of Portugal, in the Parish of Várzea Cova, municipality of Fafe, that goes by the name of Casa do Penedo. It’s name translates as House of the Rock in English. … Continue reading

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The First Annual International Bamboo Architectural Biennale Explores Material’s Use in Contemporary Design | Colossal

Last fall the very first International Bamboo Architecture Biennale premiered in the small village of Baoxi, China, placing eighteen permanent works by twelve international architects within the traditionally agriculture-centered town. The biennale, curated by artist Ge Qiantao and architect George … Continue reading

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New Particle Discovery Reignites Decade-Old Physics Controversy

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland have discovered an exciting new particle—or rather, an exciting combination of particles. It doesn’t have quite the same impact that the Higgs Boson (the one people called the God Particle) did five … Continue reading

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