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8 hours 57 minutes ago
Courtesy of ICD-ITKE Courtesy of ICD-ITKE

Materials and technology come together in new spaces and experiences. When looking to innovations in advanced construction, the Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), together with students at the University of Stuttgart, have been creating a series of experimental pavilion for many years. These structures tell a story of computational design and computer-aided manufacturing processes for advanced construction.

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9 hours 58 minutes ago

with over 200 programmed events, the festival showcases the the bespoke, inspiring creations of regional designers and craftspeople.

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9 hours 58 minutes ago

Thanks to its strength, lightness, and easy installation, polycarbonate is fast becoming our generation's everyman material. Used to let light in with its translucent properties, buildings built with polycarbonate can appear permeable by day and glow from within by night. Its inherently prefab -nature makes it a strong contender in both small and large projects. Through its use in schools, offices, libraries and even museums, the man-made polymer has earned its place by being as efficient as it is expressive.

Check out 17 of our favorite polycarbonate projects below:

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11 hours 59 minutes ago

the hard hat tour offers the chance to learn about new york's immigration history, while visiting contagious disease wards, autopsy rooms, and other places usually closed to the public.

The post designboom explores ellis island’s abandoned hospital through JR’s ‘unframed’ artwork appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.