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Archive for March, 2012

Amazing Transparent Floating House in England

Norway based architects Jarmund/Vigsnaes Arkitekter created the breathtaking transparent floating house located in Suffolk, England, “featureing an all glass enclosed main floor contrasted by a pitch black upper level.” This contrasting effect creates the illusion that the black portion of the home is actually levitating, or floating, off the ground.”
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Dog-Themed iPhone Case Doubles as Wallet

Designed by Korean design firm KONdesign, iPUP is an iPhone case doubled as a security wallet to store your credit cards.
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Paper Geodes Building Patch

Inspired by rock formation, a Common Name has been filling vacant brick spaces, drain holes and the like with paper geodes – crystalline like structures. Each piece is site-specific and made from carefully cut and painted paper.
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An 80-Ton Bird’s Nest Was Constructed in the Botanical Gardens

An 80-Ton Bird’s Nest was constructed at the Clemson University Botanical Gardens. “The nest was built with the assistance of numerous students and other volunteers using 80 tons of pine logs harvested from the local Oconee County pine plantation and hundreds of bamboo stocks that were carefully organized into a circular structure dug in gardens rich red clay.” photos by Dylan Wolfe
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A 42ft QR Code on Roof of New Facebook Headquarters

Facebook employees have painted a massive 42ft square QR code on the roof of their new headquarters in Menlo Park. “It started with a comment on Zuck’s post. I wrote, “Hack yeah! I’d like to paint a gigantic QR code somewhere so we can RickRoll online maps, or point people to our careers site, or send them to a ‘Clarissa Explains it All’ GeoCities Page,” explains Mark Pike, a Facebook employee.   Via  1   2

The World’s Largest Deckchair

A couple enjoy the sun on Bournemouth beach on the world’s largest deckchair. By artist Stuart Murdoch, the deckchair is 8.5metres tall and 5.5metres wide.  Via  1   2

Portable Handpresso Auto Espresso Maker

The Handpresso Auto is a neat, single-serve portable espresso machine. It sits easily into a cup holder and conveniently plugs into the car lighter socket. Just add water and an ESE espresso pod of your choice, press the button, and you’ll have a proper cup of coffee in no time!
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Stunning Redwoods Treehouse Restaurant Perched High in the Treetops

By the New Zealand based Pacific Environments Architects Ltd., the stunning treehouse restaurant resides on the north of Auckland, New Zealand, nestled into a 40 meter high redwood tree.
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Sardine Rocking Chair

Scottish artist Tristan Cochrane maked this extremely unique sardine rocking chair. “The story behind Tristan’s career is pretty interesting: he worked for over ten years in the fishing industry before studying cabinet making and furniture design at Bucks University near London. His resume certainly explains how he ended up making such a chair.
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Meeting Room Floating in the Air

Suspended 50 feet above the ground, the floating conference room is designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen for Nykredit headquarters building in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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