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The Loop

Located inside Devon House and spanning 4,000 sq ft, the project comprises of three main areas: an entry lobby at Devon House which merges into secondly, an experiential corridor and finally the main open display courtyard with recycling facilities. The design uses a limited palette of materials, such as recycled timber veneer, recycled material terrazzo flooring, each of which was carefully selected to tell a story and provide a continuous theme for the visitors.

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Go home

Due to war and poverty and other factors, more and more people become homeless and need help, especially when they need to get through cold winter nights in their cities. Each homeless person wants a home. This design will provide them with some help. It is like a door that everyone can open it, so that people with it will have a warm feeling of entering home. The surface can absorb the solar heat and store heat during the daytime. Then, it begins to heat wanderers’ body and keep the temperature during the night. It will surely make thousands of homeless people feel not cold in this winter.

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Hanoi Mirror House

Recently, the Mirror House is changed to a fascinate ceramic mosaic tiles seascape in Hanoi’s Reunion Park . Tremendous sea murals is capturing the World famous Ha Long Bay and Truong Sa waves cover the entire exterior of the house. The interior takes the visitor on a magical undersea journey showcasing sea life using 3D mosaic murals with more than 50 mirrors adding delight for everybody. The snail shape of the house provides a unique setting for exploring the magic and beauty of sea.

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Waterfall Towers

The building transcends location as it reformulates an artificial site that becomes part of a unified natural environment. The limit between the city and nature is defined and intensified by the presence of the dam. Every form relates another, reflecting the symbiotic ordering systems of nature. More particularly in the specific concept, the fusion of landscape and architecture happens with the use of the flow of water as a functional and subsequently an organizational element.

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H2.O

H2.O is a Water ATM, a format designed to bring technologies used in large water treatment plants, to schools and small communities living with unsafe drinking water. The design is centered around giving this intimidating technology a human face. Product ergonomics have been thought from user as well as assembly and service points of view. Locking mechanisms for critical components make it tamper and vandal proof. H2.O is engineered for a knocked-down and weld-free assembly, giving it modularity, scalability and on-location assembly convenience.

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Lifi

LIFI is an active ecological packaging with herb seeds. The package itself is made out of processed fallen tree leaves, collected in the forests of Lithuania. The hand made package is filled with seeds and a cover is formed. When a user opens and waters the product, packaging starts to dissolve and helps the plant to grow. This product is an alternative to the in-store found herbs, which are often plastic packaged. It can be reused many times or just thrown away. A graphic representation of herb is used on the labels combined with the hand written fonts to create a personalized feeling.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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