Page67_Lynette Jackson's Photostream. COMMONstudio - ABOUT. Designer_Visits. Monday, 24 June 2013 by Irene Hoofs An illustrator and publisher of ‘Kleursprookjes’ (Colour Fairy Tales) Caroline Ellerbeck lives with Gilles and her three children Luuk (9), Fien (5), Flores (2) on a ground floor apartment (from the nineteen twenties) in Rotterdam West.
Seven years ago Caroline and Gilles bought this ground floor apartment in the New West part of Rotterdam. An apartment in this case doesn't mean one floor ... no there are three floors, and the back is bordering a surprisingly large garden. She has a nice view of her garden from her office located on the ground floor. Also Gilles works from home. Converting Construction Sites into Public Spaces. This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional) No one would ever think of enjoying the space within construction scaffolding (or sidewalk sheds).
But, in New York City, they are so prevalent (stretching 189 miles if lined end to end), that students from the Parsons School of Design created Soft Walks - simple DIY kits with chair pieces, a counter, a light fixture, a planter, and a green trellis that anyone can pick up and install onto the beams of their nearest scaffolded area. The initiative aims to transform nearly 6,000 construction sites, equaling 189 miles of covered sidewalk. Soft Walks transform construction scaffolding from a dark, covered walkway into a rest stop for busy city dwellers to stop and have a seat, or even eat and socialize. A Design with Legs: the House in a Suitcase Comes 'Round Again.
© Eva Prats and Ricardo Flore In 1996, Barcelona architects Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores built their wonderful Casa En Una Maleta, or House in a Suitcase, in a 293 square foot apartment.
They wrote: The project investigates minimum space in our daily activities; the pieces of furniture open according to each moment of the day. LUMINAIR LTD - ECO-FRIENDLY, SUSTAINABLE LIGHTING, INSTALLATIONS & PRODUCT DESIGN. Airless Bike Tires Mean Cyclists Will Never Get A Flat Again. Britek Tire and Rubber has been developing an airless tire that can eliminate flats and convert stored energy into forward momentum.
The Energy Return Wheel (ERW) has an internal rubber layer, which is stretched and held taut by adjustable rods. Gizmag reports that the tire features a rubber tread on the outside, and a series of elastic cushions in the space between. Geometry Daily. Visualism | design & direction. The 20 Most Popular Homes in Dwell. The 22 Best Maps of the Year - Design. Over at TreeHugger, a curated collection of the best maps they saw all year: Maps.
They make everything a little bit better. Christina Elleni. Christina Elleni.'s Photostream. Awwwards: Website Awards - Best websites around the World. 99% Invisible. Design Squish Blog: SUMMER FLOWERS - botanic illustration, flowers, nature, sustainable lifestyle, do-it-yourself, creative environmental options, craft, organics, gardening, planting, flower pots, reusing, old and vintage, nature, environmental news, rec. Since 1999 home of design culture, leading independent publication for design, architecture, art, photography and graphics. The Best Part - A Daily Art and Design Blog. Design Milk: Modern Design.