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Off The Grid
Diogene is a wooden hut, designed for single-person occupancy. Renzo Piano told The Guardian that “one of the most important things is to have happy buildings. It’s like having a family with a lot of children.” If that’s true, then Diogene is both the golden child and the runt in Piano’s family.
How to design a gas station
By Atelier SAD.
Refuge du Goûter started life as a hut, which despite its simplicity lasted just six years shy of a century. The existing refuge went up in 1960, but this is “out-dated and far from meeting modern environmental standards”. That’s according to the designers and constructors of a marvellous new building, which will be ready to receive intrepid visitors this summer.
Matthias Heiderich’s photographs recent photo essay on the United Arab Emirates capitals of Dubai and Abu Dhabi are strikingly pedestrian-free.
The Exbury Egg will be a temporary, energy efficient self-sustaining work space for artist Stephen Turner in the estuary of the River Beaulieu.
Lang/Baumann, Madrid (Spain). Courtesy Loevenbruck gallery and Urs Meile gallery.
l’Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur
Hyllie Water Tower