During Beijing Design Week 2015, designers, architects and innovators from across the world have come together to research and reflect upon the city’s current living standards. The Dutch studio MVRDV has presented ‘The Next Hutong Research’, marking the culmination of their experimentation and investigation into a proposed solution for densely-populated city life.
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French 3D-printing company Fabulous has brought together a team of scientists and architects to imagine a bubble-shaped habitat for Mars that can be printed on the red planet.
The Sfero house features an internal and external dome, with a protective pocket of water between the two. A single corridor rests on the planet’s surface and allows access to the interior, which would have an upper and lower level linked by a spiral staircase.
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Agnes’ work is restrained and essential frou-froulessness. See it now at Tate in London.
Björk’s craft has its own category.