20 year old female Interior Design student from Australia.
"People think that design is styling. Design is not style. It's not about giving shape to the shell and not giving a damn about the guts. Good design is a renaissance attitude that combines technology, cognitive science, human need, and beauty to produce something that the world didn't know it was missing."
Bridge design specialists Knight Architects have announced that their Japanese-inspired hydraulic footbridge in Paddington, London, has been approved to go ahead. The Merchant Square Bridge is inspired by traditional Japanese fans, raising and lowering in a unique segmented fashion which the architects say make it more like a “kinetic sculpture”.The 3-meter (9.9-ft) wide bridge crosses London’s Grand Union Canal with a span of 20 meters (66 ft) and will be illuminated at night by embedded LED lights on the handrail. (via HUH.)
BMW Headquarters is a Munich landmark, which has been serving as world headquarters for the Bavarian automaker BMW for almost 40 years. It was declared a protected historic building in 1999. Extensive refurbishments commenced in 2004 and were completed in 2006.