Chapultepec Avenue slices through Mexico City splitting part of the city in two. With 10 lanes of chaotic traffic, it’s hard to cross the street, hard to bike, and generally not a place where people want to spend time. (Video)
Office of the future.
If the cubicle is dead then what’s next? Will the office of the future be a self-driving car, city in itself, or a cabin in the forest? The workplace of the future will be a park, according to New York-based architecture firm Juhyunkim Architecture PC.
Aandeboom, the Dutch team that brought us the clever P-Tree urinal, designed this clever pop-up Tree Bench. This quirky design takes the traditional park bench to another level by supporting it with a set of industrial straps, allowing it to hover over the ground while providing space for plants and grass to thrive beneath it. (Pics)
Vicissitudes show a circle of figures which are linked through holding hands.
They are life-size casts taken from a group of children
This winter, tourists to the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula off the coast of Cancun, Mexico will have one more thing to look forward to – an amazing underwater museum featuring 400 sculptures, inspired from both contemporary and Mayan influences. (Pics)
Männerspielplatz is a 17-acre theme park in Germany with a real theme. The name translates to “men’s playground”.
This 130m skyscraper has been approved for building in London, but unlike “dead” conventional buildings, the Sky Garden includes plans for two three-story gardens to be built inside it.
Looks like a vacuum cleaner when folded
A British designer has come up with a sports car that can be folded in half to park it in tight spaces. Daniel Bailey, 22, has revealed that the BRB Evolution jacks up on its nose with its back wheels sliding underneath on two rollers, and thus uses 50% less parking space. (Pics)
CarLoft® is a pioneering modular loft scheme with a garden and a garage on every floor. All these brand-new luxury flats come with at least one adjacent parking space known as the CarLoggia, reached via the CarLift. When you arrive outside the building, the CarLift recognizes your car from the built-in transponder and knows which floor you live on. And still seated inside your car, you’re taken straight to your home in total safety.
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