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In a city characterized by fast population growth, Amsterdam residents are beginning to entertain alternative living situations. Enter Schoonschip, a sustainable floating neighborhood located on the Johan van Hasselt Canal in a former industrial area. Local architecture firm i29 has created a striking floating home with a small footprint inside the community.

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Canadian architect Natalie Dionne has completed a forest retreat in southeastern Quebec, which is raised up on stilts to meet the level of the rocky landscape.

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The Next Web

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A new study has shown a way to make wood transparent without using huge amounts of energy in the process.

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In 2016 and again in 2018, PetaPixel featured the work of Dora Goodman, a woman who was adding hand-crafted elements to analog cameras. Fast forward to

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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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