Star Wars Instant Pots

Officially licensed Instant Pot pressure cookers designed to look like beloved droids and characters from Star Wars. Star Wars Instant Pots definitely inspired by the R2-D2 Instant Pot Wrap. Fulfill your destiny, pressure cook some food, and restore order to your kitchen with special edition Star Wars Instant Pots. Darth Vader Instant Pot Stormtrooper Instant Pot […]
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Shmas Bangkok Green Link wants to add over 30 miles of greenways to Bangkok

At the 2019 Thai Urban Designers Association exhibition, landscape architecture studio Shma unveiled the Bangkok Green Link, an urban revitalization proposal for boosting the livability of the Thai capital with over 30 miles of greenways. In a bid to reconnect the city to nature and encourage residents to adopt healthier lifestyles, the project links major neighborhoods and transportation nodes with lush linear parks with diverse programming. Vibrant and chaotic, the city of Bangkok is infamou...
Tags: Design, Thailand, Bangkok, Bangkok Green Link, Shma, Shmas Bangkok Green Link, Urban Designers Association, Relink Urban Life

Minimalist home in the Brazilian countryside is made from mining waste

Brazilian architectural firm Gustavo Penna Arquiteto e Associados (GPA&A) has unveiled a tiny, minimalist home with a small stature that conceals a powerhouse of sustainable design. Located in a former mining region, the architects decided to build the 484-square-foot Sustentable House out of bricks manufactured from mining sludge waste. The family home is also installed with solar panels and a wind turbine to produce energy and heat water. Additionally, the residence is almost completely zero-w...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Mining, Wind Power, Green Building, Solar Power, Brick, Minas Gerais, Wind turbine, Post-format-gallery, Gustavo Penna Arquiteto, Associados GPA, Sustentable House, Ouro Branco, Nevada Tucked, Jomar Bragança

Families in China create an eco-community of timber, A-frame cabins

Spanning more than 20 acres in China’s Mogan River Valley, Wiki Tribe Park consists of multiple A-frame cabins made out of cross-laminated timber. The impressive project was conceived by local architecture firm Wiki World that wanted to create a collaborative eco-community tucked into an idyllic, natural landscape. The Wiki Tribe Park complex was planned and designed by architects, but the project was organized in a way that would let entire families take part in the construction process. Using...
Tags: Design, China, India, Architecture, Un, Green Building, Cabin, A-frame, Mogan River Valley Wiki Tribe Park, Wiki World

Museum of Plastic pops up during Art Basel Miami Beach

The Museum of Plastic is popping up once again, this time at the EDITION Hotel during Art Basel Miami Beach, from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8. Creative incubator Lonely Whale designed the art installation to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the oceans, first unveiling it earlier this year in New York during World Oceans Week. Lonely Whale is known for campaigns like the anti-straw Stop Sucking and the anti-single-use plastic water bottle Question How You Hydrate. Inha...
Tags: New York, Design, Interviews, Hp, Conservation, Adrian Grenier, Seattle, Art Basel, Public Art, Ocean Pollution, Art Basel Miami, Sustainability Initiatives, Plastic Pollution, Ives, Heron, Basel Miami Beach

Flowing marine research center inspired by tsunami waves

In response to an international design competition for a marine research center in Bali, architects Alfonso Lopez and Duncan Pendlebury of Maine-based architectural studio Solus 4 developed an energy-efficient design with a sculptural form inspired by tsunami waves — the same subject of research for the proposed facility. The undulating shape of the organic building would also reflect site-specific conditions so as to optimize passive solar conditions and use of sustainable systems such as rainw...
Tags: Design, Bali, Indonesia, Architecture, Maine, Energy Efficiency, Passive Solar, Tsunami, Indian Ocean, Resilient Design, Natural Ventilation, Rainwater Collection, Kuta, Solus, Kuta Beach, Design Competition

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