Trust Me With This Truss-Me!
Truss Me Collection
Designer: Sandeep Sangaru @ Sangaru Design Studio
Here bamboo has been manipulated with using its inherent tensile strength and mechanical properties in such a way that load-bearing but light-weight engineered craft solutions emerge.
Truss-Me collection by Sangaru Design Studio is a unique, innovative approach to bamboo craft. It is hand-crafted and sustainable.
Truss-Me collection is based on a system where split and laminated bamboo module which acts like truss; is used. And it is Best of Best award winner @ Red Dot Awards : Concept 2009 too.
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0.76º – Climate change chair
Designer – Artist: Puneet Gupta
Women carrying several water pots one upon another on their head is a very common sight in an Indian village or Kasbah. We all have seen it. Puneet Gupta also saw it. But he didn’t stop there. He saw a problem – water concern and gave it a global shape by creating a functional piece of art. And now literally he is going global!
0.76º is a piece of livable art – a steel & fabric chair – Climate change chair – an installation – a coffee chair created by Indian designer-artist Puneet Gupta.
0.76º is part of an exhibition “Asia Now: Exploring Design Culture”.
The exhibition ‘Asia Now’ is curated for Dwell on Design by designboom being held at Los Angeles from today till 27 of June. The exhibition brings the best contemporary design from 11 countries throughout Asia.
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Architect-Designer: Pinakin Patel
Is this India’s first prefab green villa, made to order and limited edition!
India’s design icon Pinakin Patel completes 25 years of design this year and to celebrate he has come up with Hara villa and various exotic collections.
But why is he so affable? With no design background his creativity started in the era when Indian design scene was either completely ‘desi’ or mad about ‘foren’. He created desi-modern and his blend became magical and iconic.
Pinakin’s signature villa – Hara (hara means green in Hindi) villa is a fully furnished wooden villa that can be bought for plug-in living.
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Designer: Domingos Totora
And yes these boulders or pebbles or stones call it whatever; are made of recycled cardboard!
And who says recycled designs are not visually stunning!
The designer, Domingos Totora‘s passion for natural and sustainable ways turns his products into pieces of art.
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a Courtyard Office, an Elephant Village, a Garden Wall House, a Street in Attic!
What are these? And who can think of these types? I say only the one who is deeply rooted in building economically as well as socially sustainable lives! Rahul Mehrotra a veteran in Indian architecture scene is this person, I am going to talk about on this Environment day.
Architects: Rahul Mehrotra Associate Architects
How spaces can be used, how a courtyard can be used.
courtyard houses, seen many but this is a courtyard office.
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Lace Garden by Anouk Vogel
(nickname: Bride’s Garden)
This eye candy garden is planted with white-flowering shrubs, bulbs and perennials which looks like lace with existing green. The literal twist is given with a lacy wire fence!
The Swiss designer Anouk Vogel is a landscape architect who dabbles in creating gardens, temporary installations, buildings, interiors and street furniture. Her competition entries, concepts and realized work come from some dreamland to create utter magic. There is always some poetry, birdie, lace and not to forget strength present in all her work.
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