World’s first 3D-printed concrete houses are coming to the Netherlands

It appears that technology is finally catching up with the construction industry’s ambitions, as a handful of 3D-printed projects inch closer to fruition. The Dutch city of Eindhoven will be the first in the world to have habitable 3D-printed concrete houses.

5 best sculpture parks from around the world

In woodlands and jungles, along coastlines, and on mountaintops, sculpture has long been integrated into the world around us. However, we often think of sculptural viewing as an indoor experience, placed throughout museums and galleries. But in recent decades the concept of sculpture parks have taken off.

Rising Furniture inspired by transformations in nature

Much like how pop-up books give stories dimension, Amsterdam-based designer Robert van Embricqs‘ Rising Furniture gives poetic form to function. If your home has so much furniture it’s difficult to move, these designs can give you some extra space.

Artist creates animal portraits on wooden canvases

I’ve previously posted about paintings on tree logs that mirror their surroundings. Now, an illustrator and tattoo artist Kirsten Roodbergen from the Netherlands has created lovely animal portraits on slices of wood from cross-sectioned tree trunks.

Micro Matter: Discover tiny worlds captured in glass tubes

If you’ve ever seen a ship in a bottle, you were probably captivated by the idea of capturing these tiny worlds and being able to hold them in your hands. That’s the feeling these charming vertical worlds have accomplished. The series, called Micro Matter, features towering houses,…
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