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We are excited to announce that our first offline event, TreeLife by TCH, will be unveiled in a major city in 2013. This event will showcase innovative and creative sustainable architecture, and illustrate that green can co-exist with urban city life. The world's first major public exhibition of 'green design' treehouses, TreeLife will bring the biggest names in international architecture, design and art into the one public place for the first time, showcasing cutting edge green and sustainable design. Life in the trees Treehouses have become creative eco-statements in the design world. They allow people to literally be "in" nature and peace above the stressful street level of life. The Cool Hunter will invite top local and international architects, artists and designers to design for the event a modern treehouse, created from sustainable and recycled materials Art-life: Green-themed, organic art installations placed around treehouses including topiary.

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Yellow Treehouse Restaurant / Pacific Environments Architects: Pacific Environments / Peter Eising & Lucy Gauntlett Location: Auckland, New Zealand Project Managers: The Building Intelligence Group – Gareth Skirrow, Blair Wolfgram, Joe Holden Engineers: Holmes Consulting – Chris MacKenzie & John Worth, Martin Feeney – Holmes Fire Building Contractors: NZ Strong – Shane Brealey, Paddy Molloy, Megan Roberts; Citywide Construction Ltd – Jim Bellamy Timber Fins: McIntosh Timber Laminates – Owen Griffiths, Sandy Sandiford Lighting: ECC Lighting & Furniture – Renee Kelly Project year: 2008-2009 Photographs: Lucy Gauntlett It’s not often that a commission to design a treehouse is offered, so when Colenso BBDO – on behalf of Yellow Pages briefed Pacific Environments Architects for a ‘reality’ TV advert for an off-the-wall functioning restaurant, Pacific Environments jumped at the opportunity. Architectural Concept The concept is driven by the ‘enchanted’ site which is raised above an open meadow and meandering stream on the edge of the woods.

80+ Strange and Fantastic Buildings Architecture The term Architecture can refer to a process, a profession or documentation. As a process, architecture is the activity of designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures by a person or a computer, primarily to provide shelter. As a profession, architecture is the role of those persons or machines providing architectural services. As documentation, usually based on drawings, architecture defines the structure and/or behavior of a building or any other kind of system that is to be or has been constructed. In the late 20th century many new concept was included in the compass of both structure and function.

Watch Dylan Dog: Dead of Night online - Watch Movies Online For Free Full Movie Downloads. How to watch movies? If you are new to watching movies online on TwoMovies, this guide will certainly help you. Click here to read full guide... It’s Time To Do Your Own Thing Why do you read TCH? Does it inspire you to create, start a business, design a product, improve an idea? Does it make you want to innovate or imitate? Does it inspire you travel, or live in another city or country? Do you need someone else to tell you your product/idea/execution/brand is great? We say don’t worry what anyone else thinks, trust your own judgment.

Tree hotel / Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter An interesting concept for a camouflaged hotel on a tree by Swedish architects Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter: The concept is to create a shelter up in the trees, a lightweight aluminum structure hung around a tree trunk, boxes clad in mirrored glass, 4x4x4 meters. The exterior reflects the surroundings and the sky, creating a camouflaged refuge. The interior is all made of plywood and the windows give a 360 degree view. The functions provides a living for two people, a double bed, a small kitchen and bathroom, a living room and roof terrace. The access to the cabin is by a rope ladder or a rope bridge.

Eco-principles Principles of eco-design From all the many theories behind environmental design, this section pulls out just five core ideas. They are all important, and they provide the tools for approaching most design challenges. Assembly Primer for Hackers (Part 1) System Organization Tutoria Tags: programming , Disclaimer: We are a infosec video aggregator and this video is linked from an external website. The original author may be different from the user re-posting/linking it here. Taro Yamamoto User Rating Current user rating: 94 (42 votes)You didn't vote on this yet. Profile Name Taro Yamamoto Japanese: 山本太郎 (やまもと たろう) Birthdate: November 11, 1974 Birthplace: Takarazuka, Hyogo, Japan Height: 175cm Blood Type: A Movies

Mark Jenkins // Street Installations - StumbleUpon Besançon Rome Rio de Janeiro Final Wooden House / Sou Fujimoto Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects Location: Kumamoto, Japan Project Team: Hiroshi Kato Structural Consultant: Jun Sato Structural Engineers Lighting: Hirohito Totsune Contractor: Tanakagumi Construction Design Year: 2005-2006 Construction Year: 2007-2008 Site Area: 89,3 sqmConstructed Area: 15,13 sqmPhotographer: Iwan Baan I thought of making an ultimate wooden architecture. It was conceived by just mindlessly stacking 350mm square. Lumber is extremely versatile.

3-foot-wide house squeezed into a tiny Polish alleyway, between buildings [20 pics & video] The Keret House is an art installation that is also a fully-functional home in Warsaw, Poland. It is inserted in the space between two buildings. At its widest it is 5 feet across, and at its narrowest, 3 feet. The Design The Construction The Interior Battle Royale II User Rating Current user rating: 82 (51 votes)You didn't vote on this yet. Profile Movie: Battle Royale II / Battle Royale II: Requiem Romaji: Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka Japanese: バトル・ロワイアル II~鎮魂歌(レクイエム)~ Director: Kenta Fukasaku, Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Kenta Fukasaku, Norio Kida, Koushun Takami Producer: Kenta Fukasaku, Kimio Kataoka, Hikaru Kawase, Masumi Okada Cinematographer Release Date: July 5, 2003 Runtime: 133 Min. Language: Japanese Country: Japan

Baatara gorge waterfall The Baatara gorge waterfall (Balaa gorge waterfall) is a waterfall in the Tannourine, Lebanon.[1] The waterfall drops 255 metres (837 ft) into the Baatara Pothole, a cave of Jurassic limestone[2] located on the Lebanon Mountain Trail.[3] Discovered in 1952 by French bio-speleologist Henri Coiffait,[4] the waterfall and accompanying sinkhole were fully mapped in the 1980s by the Spéléo club du Liban.[5] The cave is also known as the "Cave of the Three Bridges."[6] Traveling from Laklouk to Tannourine one passes the village of Balaa, and the "Three Bridges Chasm" (in French "Gouffre des Trois Ponts") is a five-minute journey into the valley below where one sees three natural bridges, rising one above the other and overhanging a chasm descending into Mount Lebanon.

Baumraum Treehouses Some of us think that our far off ancestors lived in the trees — and during our childhood, when our thoughts and memories are most pure, we yearn to climb trees growing in our gardens, in our parks, in our cities. As we get older, the urge to climb trees subsides as we ride elevators up to our offices in the sky and look out across the cities where we live. Yet occasionally, as we’re sealed up tight in our artificially climatic spaces, we long for a breath of fresh air. At a German company called baumraum an architect, a landscape architect, an arbologist, and a craftsman design modern, natural and solidly constructed treehouses. Each treehouse project is assessed individually. The team takes into consideration both the condition of the environment and of the tree, with the size and features the clients desire.

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