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Coat to Tent: A Wearable Shelter for Refugees

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A lack of shelter, warmth and waterproof clothing is a major problem in refugee camps and particularly for those on the road to a new home. In response, students at the Royal College of Arts ...

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Colour changing flowers for your Valentine

Published 3 hours ago by Allie | no responses

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, London based designers Bompas & Parr have create several varieties of colour changing flowers. Painted with two different types of thermochromic ink, the colours of the flowers transform in a dramatic way ...

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SOAK: The Sweat Sensitive Textile

Published 4 hours ago by Allie | no responses

Smart textiles and coatings continue to revolutionize the way we live and take every day problems off our hands. One is the importance of staying well hydrated, particularly when working out. But this isn’t always ...

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Crushable Helmets at the Superbowl?

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Player concussion are a major issue and plague within professional American football leagues such as the NCAA and NFL. In response to the issue, Seattle-based VICIS has reinvented the traditional football helmet. Instead of focusing ...

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Unconventional Yet Beautiful Materiality at the A&N House

Published 6 days ago by Allie | no responses

The A&N House in Granada by Ariasrecalde Taller de Architectura distinguishes itself from its neighbours not only volumetrically, but also with a clever and unconventional facade material – baseboards. In terms of form, each of the ...

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A Floating Facade by LAB3d

Published 1 week ago by Allie | no responses

Last week, we looked at a project for floating trees in Rotterdam’s harbour. This week, we have an entirely floating facade created with the latest in 3d printing technology by LAB3d. In a project for ...

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