June 21, 2016 1

Restoring and adding to a tower-house, converting it to a traditional rental villa in Mani by Z-Level

Peloponisos Year:2011 Honorable mention in Domes Awards  2015 “Best built work 2011-2014″ Photography: Babis Louizidis   The tower-house is located at Exo Nyfi, an abandoned traditional settlement in Eastern Mani with stone towers. Positioned on the hill the house looks out over the Mani landscape with views of olive groves and the sea.Initially an abandoned […]

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June 20, 2016 1

LEGO Designs a Vintage 1960’s Volkswagen Beetle Fully Prepped For a Day at the Beach

LEGO designers have developed a new flashback kit, an advanced model that replicates many of the iconic elements of a vintage 1960 Volkswagon Beetle. Built using 1,167 pieces, the bright blue replica has several operational features, including a pop-up hood and truck, flip-down seats, and a removable roof to peep the steering wheel and other accessories […]

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June 17, 2016 bug-1

New Winged Insects Constructed from Video Game and Computer Components

Before old circuit boards find their way to the landfill, Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell gives them new life as winged insects. Tearing the boards from old computers and video game systems she cuts and sculpts them into crawly creatures that resemble butterflies, dragonflies and even cockroaches. The upcycled bugs are further adorned with […]

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