World’s First Tower Made from Mushrooms Takes Root at MoMA PS1 in New York

June 26, 2014 by  
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Mushrooms aren’t just for eating anymore. Biotect David Benjamin and his firm, The Living, recently completed their latest project – the world’s first tower made of fungus bricks – at MoMA PS1 in Queens, New York. The shroomy, biodegradable building will be unveiled later tonight at a press preview, but you can sneak a peek by checking out our gallery here . MORE PHOTOS > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3m , Architecture , biobrick , David Benjamin , design competitions , ecovative , Hy Fi , living building materials , living buildings , moma , MoMA PS1 , MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Winner , museum of modern art , mushroom bricks , mushroom building , mushroom towers , organic bricks , organic building , organic building materials , organic buildings , PS1 , ps1 warmup , queens , the living , young architects program

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The UpStanding Desk Transforms Your Regular Desk into a Standing One for Less Than $200

June 26, 2014 by  
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Standing desks are an ideal way to combat the health implications of sitting all day , but many people are turned off by the cost of buying one. That’s where The Upstanding Desk comes in, an affordable add-on that converts any regular desk into a workstation you can use while standing. Designed by Brooklyn-based designers Mikey Chen and Sam Carmichael , the desk costs less than $200, and there is even the option of buying the plans and making it yourself – assuming you have the necessary DIY skills. Read the rest of The UpStanding Desk Transforms Your Regular Desk into a Standing One for Less Than $200 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adjustable standing desk , Canadian plywood , flat-pack standing desk , Mikey Chen , Sam Carmichael , standing desk add-on , The Upstanding Desk

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