I really love it when you see a project and think to yourself, “wow, why has that not been done before”. Those projects tend to be some of the most inspiring and ground breaking so when I came across this project by Belatchew Arkitekter I couldn’t resist sharing it with you all.
‘Strawscraper’ transforms transforming Söder Torn tower in Stockholm into a moving object where its external fabric blows in the wind like grass. The ‘hairs’ use piezoelectric technology to convert the motion of the wind into electricity. The idea of making a static object appear to be a living, moving form that has the capacity to generate energy is an inspiring one - especially when it is this aesthetically beautiful.
i need that shirt!
Liquid is the classical state of matter with a definite volume but no fixed shape.
cats are liquid
How the fuck do cats work.
Meet Mr. Camouflage, one of the special stars of sea life in the Lembeh Strait. I literally said “Whaaaaaaaat the f…” when I saw that amazing color change.
Isn’t evolution grand?
Here’s a feature from Science Friday on octopus and cuttlefish camo skills.
I think we all need a break right now, so here’s the world’s smallest monkey eating a noodle.
me & u <3