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Combining architecture and fashion

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With Resilient Skin Code, a collaboration between the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London and the Design School of Politecnico di Milano, participants explored new links between architecture and fashion design, working out wearable ...

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Façade cladding made of 100 per cent recycled plastic

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Said to be the first 100 per cent recycled cladding material, the Pretty Plastic shingles by the Dutch studios Overtreders W and Bureau SLA have been used on a permanent building for the first time. ...

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A coat that protects against unwanted data collection

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Vienna-based architectural firm Coop Himmelb(l)au designed a rather oversized coat, which, using metallic fabric, is said to protect the wearer from radio waves and signals, as well as tracking devices such as GPS. Called the ...

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A beehive made of recycled milk jugs

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In response to the growing trend of backyard beekeeping, US-based Loll Designs and Lake Superior Honey Company designed a sleek table-top beehive, made of HDPE, sourced primarily from milk jugs. Residential beekeeping is growing in ...

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A self-regenerating concept tire

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Tire company Goodyear developed a new concept tire called reCharge that can adapt and change to meet individual mobility needs. The concept focuses on three factors: personalisation, sustainability and being hassle free. At the core ...

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A net-zero mass-timber building

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Designed by Generate Architecture and Technologies, a start-up company out of MIT and Harvard University, and design and construction company Placetailor, a five-storey building will be constructed in Boston, U.S., made from cross-laminated timber (CLT), ...

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