Renault Taps Ross Lovegrove to Design Twin’Z Electric Concept Car

April 10, 2013 by  
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Renault and British designer Ross Lovegrove just took the wraps off the Renault Twin’Z electric concept car. The Twin’Z is an all-electric city car with rear-wheel drive, a 100 mile range and a 86-hp rear-mounted electric motor . It draws its inspiration from the heritage of some of the Renault’s other models like the Renault 5 and Renault Twingo, but Renault invited British designer Ross Lovegrove to add some extra design touches. Read the rest of Renault Taps Ross Lovegrove to Design Twin’Z Electric Concept Car Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: automotive design , Design , electric car , electric motor , green car , Renault , renault electric car , Renault Twin’Z concept car , Ross Lovegrove        

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UNStudio to Relaunch as Open-Source Knowledge Sharing Practice

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Dutch architecture firm UNStudio — a longtime Inhabitat favorite — made a surprise announcement this week , revealing that it will shift away from being a traditional design firm and relaunch itself as an open-source knowledge sharing practice. The firm will launch a new online platform that will facilitate the open exchange of ideas, replacing the monolithic structure of most architecture firms. The reboot will encourage new collaborations and it aims to fundamentally change the way we think about architecture. Read the rest of UNStudio to Relaunch as Open-Source Knowledge Sharing Practice Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , co-creative design , collaboration , dutch design firm , Knowledge sharing , open-source architecture , sustainable design , UNStudio , UNStudio architecture        

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