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An exploration of avant-garde, manual, digital and 3D design, crafts, graphics, typography, architecture, interiors, furniture, furnishings, , street art and Rock 'n' Roll.
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Design Genius

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The Manta Underwater Room / Genberg Underwater Hotels | Arch Daily | Dec 6, 2013 | © Jesper Anhede
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Magnificent, the Manta Underwater Room, a sampling of the design work of the Genberg Underwter Hotels. 

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Kindergarten KITA / Conveyer

Kindergarten KITA / Conveyer | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
Courtesy of Conveyer Architects: Conveyer Location: Sofia, Bulgaria Architect In Charge: Ivaylo Andreev Design Team: Angel Savlakov Area: 660 sqm Year:
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Kindergarten that still looks like lots of fun created by the architects, Conveyer in Bulgaria.

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The Manta Underwater Room / Genberg Underwater Hotels

The Manta Underwater Room / Genberg Underwater Hotels | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it
© Jesper Anhede Architects: Genberg Underwater Hotels Location: Pemba Island, Tanzania Year: 2013 Photographs: Jesper Anhede From the
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Oh My God, this looks like an extraordinary holiday experience, the Manta Underwater Room on Pemba Island, Tanzania by Genberg Underwater Hotels.

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A Walking City for the 21st Century

A Walking City for the 21st Century | Avant-garde Art, Design & Rock 'n' Roll | Scoop.it

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In a world where people live more mobile lifestyles than they have for centuries, cities are facing a problem they rarely planned for: their citizens move away. When jobs and resources start to decline, modern cities, such as Detroit, suffer difficult and often wasteful processes of urban contraction. In contrast to this, Manuel Dominguez’s “Very Large Structure,” the result of his thesis project at ETSA Madrid, proposes a nomadic city that can move on caterpillar tracks to locations where work and resources are abundant.

 
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Conceptually, there is something to "a walking city for the 21st Century". But aesthetically "Manuel Dominguez's 'Very Large Structure' looks more like anOrwellian 1984 science fiction nightmare.

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