Nike’s Aerostatic Dome is World’s First Structure Supported Entirely by a Helium-Filled Canopy

April 10, 2014 by  
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To celebrate the launch of the  KOBE 9 Elite Low HTM at this year’s Milan Design Week, Nike teamed up with Arthur Huang, founder of upcycling company MINIWIZ , to create a stunning aerostatic dome supported by nothing more than a helium-filled canopy. Located at Palazzo Clerici in Milan, it’s the first architectural structure which uses zero compressive elements . What’s more, the entire pavilion can be deflated and relocated to another location inside five pieces of check-in luggage. Read the rest of Nike’s Aerostatic Dome is World’s First Structure Supported Entirely by a Helium-Filled Canopy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aero-static dome at Milan design week by Arthur Huang , aero-static dome at Palazzo Clerici in Milan , aero-static dome supported by helium-filled canopy , helium-filled balloon supports entire structure , KOBE 9 Elite Low HTM at Milan Design Week , MINIWIZ builds an aero-static dome for design week , Nike’s aero-static dome at Milan Design Week , Nike’s Flynit technology fused with modern architecture , structure with zero compressive elements

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David Chipperfield Wins Competition to Design Sophisticated New Nobel Center in Stockholm

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Tunisia Battles to Save Famous Star Wars Set from Encroaching Desertification

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Remember Luke Skywalker’s home in Tatooine that was lovingly restored by fans? It’s currently one of several Star Wars sites threatened by desertification in Tunisia. In order to address the problem, this week Tunisia’s tourism ministry announced a new international fundraising campaign aimed at saving sets used in the Star Wars films before they are destroyed forever by the encroaching desert. Read the rest of Tunisia Battles to Save Famous Star Wars Set from Encroaching Desertification Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Anakin Skywalker , desertification , Luke Skywalker , Mos Espa , Ong Jmel , Save Mos Espa , star wars , Tunisia , Tunisia Tourism Ministry

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Bioclimatic Rio Branco 12 Tower to Set New Standards for Green Offices in Brazil

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