Selgascano Architects designed the Factoria Joven (youth factory), a creative space where urban youth can skateboard, rock climb, play music and even access the Internet through public computers.
Beno Saradzic’s glittering time lapse video of Abu Dhabi also gives us a history lesson; it takes us from the contributions Sheikh Zayed made in the past to the majestic metropolis it is now.
These substantial steel desktop dumpsters sporting urban art from SteelPlant are conversation-grabbers. They’re cut, formed, and welded up from 14 gauge solid recycled steel. (Thanks Ryan!)
See anything out of the ordinary in the picture? Neither did the woman. She sure as hell didn’t expect what happened next. Would the mall janitors have received the same response?
Ligia Oancea’s enthusiastic musical tribute to her city has apparently sparked a debate as to whether this lady is for real; for now let’s just enjoy the new unofficial anthem of Vancouver. (Thanks Josh!)
With a mix of leather and herringbone fabric, the SPD-compatible Strasse shoe harkens to an early time of pocket watches and Fedoras; the midtop profile offers added ankle support and protection.
Inspired by the classic Harrington Jacket, Triple Aught Design’s Vanguard Jacket offers a fresh modern version, with water and stain resistant fabric and a secret stow pocket in the back hem.
Japan’s Shimizu Corporation recently unveiled plans for a self sufficient floating ecotopia covered in vegetation that generates its own power, grows food, manages waste and provides clean water.
Hundreds of people in a Swiss flashmob suddenly collapsed in the street, to the horror of unwitting passersby, to mimic events in a potential nuclear meltdown and to protest nuclear power plants.
This video of an augmented reality billboard in the Netherlands was set up by the Dutch government to speak out against violence that public service employees encounter while performing their duties.