Tag: Architecture


Recycled Cargo Container Bridge Spans Environmental Gap

Ariel Sharon Park in Israel is planned to be a stunning ecological retreat in the middle of a densely populated urban area. The site was once an enormous landfill, but today it is being turned into the largest urban park to be built anywhere in the world in the last century. One of the centerpieces of this oasis will be the ECOntainer Bridge, a 160-meter-long bridge made of repurposed shipping containers.

via Recycled Cargo Container Bridge Spans Environmental Gap | WebUrbanist.

Monastic Marvels: 12 Cliffside & Mountaintop Monasteries | WebUrbanist

Clinging precariously to sheer cliff faces or perched on towering mountaintops and volcanic plugs, these 12 rocky monasteries throughout the world certainly provide inspiring views of the natural landscapes and cities around them.

via Monastic Marvels: 12 Cliffside & Mountaintop Monasteries | WebUrbanist.

LED Ceiling Tiles Create A Virtual Sky For The Office – PSFK

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering in Stuttgart, Germany, have created a dynamic lighting solution for offices that simulates an open sky effect. The luminous ceiling recreates subtle changes in natural lighting conditions, including passing clouds, to enhance work conditions for office employees.

via LED Ceiling Tiles Create A Virtual Sky For The Office – PSFK.