Water mobility: personal submarines and navigating floating gyms, the ultimate water-bike but also self-driving Roboats crossing Amsterdam canals… With 70% of the planet covered in water, the future of traveling might come as a gliding technology.
South African designers Porky Hefer created hanging seatings inspired by marine creatures. The series supports local makers with an environmental message.
Yaroof installation by Aljoud Lootah pays homage to traditional fishing techniques and Arabesque patterns in front of Dubai contemporary skyline.
OPA studio designed Casa Brutale, a conceptual architecture completely immersed into the cliffside of the Aegean cost. Concrete, glass, wood and a pool-roof integrate with the natural landscape paying homage to pure brutalism as well.
Nick Ross’ Tension Lamp bends like a fishing rod and wins 2014 Muuto Talent Award.
Alejandro Plasencia designed REMORA, an anti ghost-net system that could reduce the deadly volume of ocean floating plastic waste to encourage a more sustinable fishing industry.
Mont Saint Michel returns to its true island’s status: the new jetty and causeway by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes blend into the landscape until disappearing and give the impression to walk on water during high tide.
NLÉ studio protoyped and built a sustainable A-shaped watercraft structure for Makoko floating community in Lagos, Nigeria. The project responds to the critical challenges posed by urbanization and climate change in Africa and foresee possible solutions to a new way for sustainable architecture.
The Manta Underwater Room is the breath-taking floating project in the Indian Ocean that literally immerse guests in a responsible touristic experience with the lively murmur of the reef.
Aki Inomata played with the “identity transfer” concept creating fascinating shells for hermits crabs that reproduce the architecture of various countries
Young Danish company addinterior presents ANGEL, a sculptural stool with a poetic shape evoking an angel with the wings spread out.