The Anti-Smog Innovation Center is a conceptual building that was designed to reside on the Canal de L'Ourcq in Paris. It "would sport 2,700 solar panels as well as a titanium dioxide coating that would react with UV rays to break down smog." In addition, "a 148-foot-tall Wind Tower would convert the canal's breezes into energy." Well neato. How about you go ahead and build it Paris? The place could use a little cleaning up. Because my girlfriend and I visited once and our first impression of the city, after getting out of the airport, was of a mother letting her 4-year-old daughter shit on the sidewalk. If you think I'm joking, I'm not. It was so romantic.
A solar powered, wind using, smog killing fantasy building in Paris [dvice]
To celebrate the Eiffel Tower's 120th anniversary as one of the world's most recognizable phallic landmarks, it's going to don a temporary party hat designed by architectural firm Serero.
The design is based on a generative script, creating branches out of the primary struct... / Continue →
This is the conceptual AIRE mask. The idea is that you just strap it to your face and charge your iPhone simply by breathing. The Hannibal Lector look is just an added bonus! No word if breathing heavy like a f***ing creeper makes it charge any faster.
The AIRE mask is a co... / Continue →
Note: Full-res cross-section HERE, a bunch more shots of the interior (including plenty of terrifying glass-bottomed walkways) after the jump.
This is Mexican architecture firm BNKR Arquitectura's concept for a 65-story subterranean "earthscaper" right in the middle of Mexico ... / Continue →