OCT

Postcards for ants: A year-long project by Lorraine Loots

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A picture a day – and the project is already into its second year. Since 1 January 2013, one of these unbelievably elaborate miniatures has been painted every day.

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OCT

Mirror, mirror on the wall: Breath Box by NAS architecture

Breath Box by NAS architecture On the occasion of the Festival of Lively Architecture, NAS architecture has created this pavilion, which features a shell that ‘breathes’.

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OCT

Way up: Treehouse by Tom Hare

cherry-treehouse-1The treehouse designed by artist Tom Hare is like a cocoon. At night, when it is lit from within, its delicate structure glows.

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OCT

Riehen Natural Swimming Pool by Herzog & de Meuron

Riehen Natural Swimming Pool by Herzog & de MeuronThe idea of replacing the obsolescent outdoor swimming baths in Riehen, a town on the outskirts of Basel, had been considered for a long time, and finally this year the Riehen Natural Swimming Pool opened its doors.

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OCT

Desk and bed in one by Mira Schröder

Schreibtisch-Bett-1Although it could save workaholics a lot of time between workspace and bed, this piece of furniture is primarily intended for people living in cramped quarters.

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