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While traditional wood and velvet-lined caskets can take more than a decade to decompose in the earth, a new design by Bob Hendrikx is an environmentally friendly alternative that replenishes the soil. Breaking down in just two to three years, “The Living Cocoon” is composed entirely of mycelium, th

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Architecture studio Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes has built a curving wood and steel bridge over railway tracks in Angers, France.

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Designer Adam Nathaniel Furman has picked 10 projects representing the New London Fabulous movement of “beauty, complexity and joy”.

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The French government has announced plans for a sustainability law that will ensure all new public buildings are built from at least 50 per cent timber or other natural materials.

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Design Boom

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denpaku the beachfront mijora by atelier tekuto and amami design firm is a complex of thirteen origami-like concrete villas in the amami archipelago, japan.

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Chicago-based designer Yuting Chang has conceived of a way to build the traditional blue and white pigments often found on porcelain into the very structure of her ceramics. Through slip casting, a process in which the artist can switch between colors within the mold, Chang is able to incorporate up

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Researchers have found a way to turn common trash, like coffee grounds, food scraps and plastic waste, into graphene. Learn more about this breakthrough study.

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Located on the outskirts of Xiadi, a tiny town in China’s Fujian Province, a stunning new Trace Architecture-designed bookstore occupies a once-abandoned residence. A model for sustainable structur…

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arctic bath, a new kind of floating cirular hotel and spa focusing on wellness, has now opened its doors on sweden's lule river.

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the temporary shop has been designed by yusuke seki around the guiding concept of 'minimal intervention, maximum effect'.

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the beds at the tokyo olympic village will be made of cardboard that organizers say is stronger than wood and can be recycled.

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'form without function is pointless. and all the more senseless from today's ecological point of view,' said dieter rams to designboom's editor-in-chief.

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