Curvaceous apartment with tree-lined terraces unveiled for Paris

May 23, 2016 by  
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Unlike its urban neighbors, the UNIC eschews harsh edges for a sinuous and asymmetric form that references organic shapes found in nature. The floors gradually decrease in size towards the upper levels, giving the 13-story-tall block a mountain-like appearance. Full-height glazing wraps around every floor and opens up to undulating terraces with glass balustrades and planted trees. Related: MAD completes undulating Harbin Opera House in China “The floating and upward-growing form responds…

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Google is launching a modular smartphone that snaps together like LEGO bricks

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Google lifted everyone’s hope up a few years ago by floating its idea for a customizable, modular phone, then striking it down. Lucky for consumers sick of the pressure to buy the latest and greatest new phone every few months, the Project Ara phone is set to ship out next year. At Google’s recent development conference the announcement was made that Ara would actually see the light of day. The latest model features a frame with six slots for different hardware modules, which can snap…

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Eye-catching Container Park’s creative cargotecture revives downtown Las Vegas

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Designed by The International Port Management Enterprise (IPME) and Breslin Builders as a solution to revitalize Downtown Las Vegas, “Downtown Container Park” is a 50,000-square-foot outdoor shopping and entertainment venue, composed of an arrangement of repurposed shipping containers. The project, which took two years to complete, boasts a vibrant array of shopping boutiques, a barbershop, various food and beverage providers, an observation tower and immersion dome, a children’s playground, and…

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Mitsubishi president and VP to resign amidst fuel-economy scandal

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President of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. Tetsuro Aikawa announced his impending resignation in response to the publicity of the automaker’s fuel economy data manipulation. Both he and vice president Ryugo Nakao will step down on June 24, at which time Nissan will become the company’s biggest shareholder in an attempt to turn around the brand in the eyes of Japanese consumers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elxcnyyVC5w Last month the company admitted to using improper fuel economy tests…

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