The DNA concept by Seattle-based Pensar studio leverages 3d printing to create a shoe adapting not only to a users foot contour, but also to help improve foot dexterity, by pairing data acquisition, user behavior, and rapid prototyping, the system manifests a new method of mass-tailored products.
The „T-Guardian“ is a sculpture which is travelling the worlds’ museums and exhibitions.
Dutch architecture firm NIO architecten has recently completed a houseboat on Amsterdam’s river Schinkel. “From a symbolic point of view, the houseboat is literally and coincidentally a “twin blade”", state the architects. “As seen from the outside, it appears to be 98% symmetrical. But once inside, perception is inverted and an asymmetrical structure is revealed”.
Milan, Italy is known as one of the most polluted cities in the world and it only has very little green space. Milan’s Vertical Forest (known in Italy as Bosco Verticale) is a system that optimizes, recuperates, and produces energy. Covered in plant life, the building aids in balancing the microclimate and in filtering the dust particles contained in the urban environment.