Rural Urban Framework builds post-disaster housing in China featuring rooftop farms

Crops are planted on the roofs of these houses in China’s Sichuan Province, which were designed by Rural Urban Framework as a possible solution for accommodating people affected by natural disasters. Jintai Village is located near Guangyuan, Sichuan Province, which was one of the areas worst affected by the devastating Wenchuan Earthquake of 2008. The area also suffered floods

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Design Museum’s opening exhibition presents reactions to a complex world

The first exhibition to take place in London’s new Design Museum explores a spectrum of issues that define our time, with installations by OMA, Hussein Chalayan and Neri Oxman. The Fear and Love exhibition presents 11 installations by 11 different architects and designers, who each confronted a different issue shaping today’s world. It’s the first

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Rural Urban Framework uses mirrored tiles to camouflage toilets at Mulan Primary School

Hong Kong studio Rural Urban Framework covered this new primary school toilet block in mirrored tiles so that it reflects its surroundings, helping to camouflage the building (+ slideshow). Mulan Primary School was extended by Rural Urban Framework to provide a new toilet block, playground, and a building for additional classrooms. Mirrored ceramic tiles cover the toilet […]

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