This building’s amazing facade transforms to regulate daylight

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archimania’s Conservation Hall is a sunken extension that preserves a historic governor’s mansion

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Muzeiko Museum: Bulgaria’s First Kids’ Museum Set to Open in June

April 29, 2015 by  
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TreeHouse Memorial City becomes the highest rated LEED Platinum Core and Shell Building in Texas

April 23, 2015 by  
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MVRDV’s Pushed Slab Hyper-Efficient Office Opens in Paris

November 28, 2014 by  
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Green Roofed Farming Kindergarten Teaches 500 Vietnamese Children How to Grow Their Own Food

May 1, 2014 by  
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How You Can Make an Edible Water “Bottle” at Home!

May 1, 2014 by  
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We were fascinated when we first came across the Ooho, an edible water “bottle” conceived by three students to reduce plastic waste, and decided to make one of our own. Check out our DIY video and DO try this at home! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: algae water bottle , biodegradable water bottle , calcium lactate , DIY , eco design , edible bubble , edible water bottle , edible water bottle diy , green design , Guillaume Couche , how to make an edible water bottle , Lexus Design Award 2014 , molecular cuisine , molecular gastronomy , Ooho , Ooho water bottle , Pierre Paslier , Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez , sodium alginate , sustainable design , water issues

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Scientists Discover How Ancient Egyptians Transported Huge Pyramid Stones Across Desert Sand

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Researchers from the FOM Foundation and the University of Amsterdam have figured out how the ancient Egyptians transported huge stones across desert sands to build the famed pyramids . Through experiments and simulated desert conditions, scientists determined that the secret of moving heavy stones across the porous surface of the desert lies in the dampness of sand. Read the rest of Scientists Discover How Ancient Egyptians Transported Huge Pyramid Stones Across Desert Sand Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ancient building techniques , ancient Egypt building technique , Ancient Egyptians , ancient pyramids stones , Egypt Giza pyramids , Egypt pyramids , FOM Foundation , university of amsterdam

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Cozy Daylit Home in the Netherlands Uses Locally Sourced Wood to Keep Dry

September 6, 2013 by  
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Report Reveals Unoccupied “Vanity Space” in the World’s Tallest Skyscrapers

September 6, 2013 by  
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Just as a sugary dollop of frosting can double the height of a cupcake, it turns out that today’s tallest skyscrapers are topped with useless space to inflate their height. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) just released a report revealing the sheer amount of unnecessary “vanity space” added to the top of the world’s tallest buildings . The takeaway? Almost a third of the superstructures’ height is composed of useless space. Read the rest of Report Reveals Unoccupied “Vanity Space” in the World’s Tallest Skyscrapers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: burj al arab , burj khalifa , city with most vain skyscrapers , council of tall buildings and urban habitat , ctbuh , skyscrapers with vanity space , ukraina hotel , united arab emirates , useless space on top of skyscrapers , vainest supertall building in the world , world’s vainest buildings        

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