Raffaello Rosselli transformed a dilapidated, window-less two-storey tinshed into a light-filled office and studio in Sydney, Australia.
“The project embraces that it will continue to change with time through rust, decay and repair.”
Planter Bricks, by Emerging Objects, are custom designed concrete masonry units that can hold plants and vegetation. The planter bricks have the potential to counter the heat island effect in big cities through evapotranspiration and pollution conversion. The plants in the wall help mediate the temperature of the microclimate surrounding the building, buffer sound and help filter the air.
The Open University has created a fun series of short animated introductions to six of the most important movements in design history. Starting with the Gothic Revival, it looks at the Arts and Crafts movement, Bauhaus, Modernism, American Industrial Design, and Postmodermism.
Via The Casual Optimist.
My kinda kitchen.
Via Emma’s designblogg.