BIGs looping station design in Paris turns bridge into public space

March 24, 2017 by  
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Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group and French studio Silvio D’ascia Architecture unveiled new renderings of their competition-winning designs for a loop-shaped metro station in Paris. Created as part of Société du Grand París’ Grand Paris Express project, the Pont de Bondy station is one of 68 new stations planned for the redevelopment that will expand the existing metro system by 200 kilometers. The sculptural station will include a bridge and tunnel wrapped around a giant atrium next to the riverbank.

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Spend Halloween night with 6 million Parisian skeletons in world’s creepiest Airbnb

October 14, 2015 by  
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Extraordinary sinkhole pops up beneath a busy Parisian highway

June 4, 2015 by  
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Planning Korea envisions futuristic pod habitats in Paris

February 10, 2015 by  
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Kinematope installation turns Parisian railway station into a trippy science fiction world

December 16, 2014 by  
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A fantastic light installation by artist Pablo Valbuena lit up the Nuit Blanche festival in Paris using light projectors, sounds systems and architecture to create a trippy artificial reality. Valbuena’s 546-yard-long Kinematope installation turned a railway station into a science fiction set that responds to its environment using light and sound that travel from one side to the other at varying speeds Read the rest of Kinematope installation turns Parisian railway station into a trippy science fiction world Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: art installation , interactive art , Kinematope , light and sound installation , light installation , nuit blanche , Pablo Valbuena , Paris , Paris public art , responsive art , responsive environment

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Paris Officials Veto Herzog & de Meuron’s Triangle Skyscraper

November 20, 2014 by  
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Parisian city council officials have voted against Herzog & de Mueron ’s Tour Triangle, a proposed  triangular skyscraper  that would be the French capital’s third largest structure. Deeming the 180 meter tower too modern for the Parisian skyline, the city’s Mayor Anne Hidalgo says that the fight is not over, and is urging a second vote. Tour Triangle, which was first proposed in 2008, would create 3,000 jobs as well as 85,000 square meters of office space spread vertically . Read the rest of Paris Officials Veto Herzog & de Meuron’s Triangle Skyscraper Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , Herzog & De Meuron , Mayor Anne Hidalgo , sustainable design , Tour Triangle , triangular architecture , triangular skyscraper

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Acid Rain is Turning Canada’s Lakes Into Jelly

November 20, 2014 by  
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You’d have to be living under a rock not to know that acid rain is a monumental problem, but these days, the consequences of industrialization are beyond anything we could have imagined. Witness Canada’s jelly lakes: thanks to acid rain, several of Canada’s water bodies are now turning into a gelatinous mess. Read the rest of Acid Rain is Turning Canada’s Lakes Into Jelly Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: acid rain , Acid Rain Canada , Acid Rain US , calcium plankton , Cambridge University , Canada gelatinous lakes , Canada jelly lakes , Canada Jelly water , Canada lakes , Climate Change , climate change acid rain , environmental study , gelatinous lakes , gelatinous plankton , jelly plankton

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Make a Beach Bag from an Old Window Screen

June 24, 2013 by  
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Ready to hit the beach with a unique and upcycled accessory this summer? Look no further than this chic mesh beach bag from Parisian blogger Pascale Mestdagh of Behind the Lines. This fun carry-all is made from unexpected household materials, …

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Gorgeous Bubble Gardens Pop Up in the Streets of Paris

December 8, 2010 by  
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Today on Planet 100: Steamy Metro Riders Heat Parisian Homes (Video)

September 15, 2010 by  
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