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architecture goes back to its roots
‘Baubotanik’ is a botanical architecture office in Germany that creates buildings and objects such as pavilions or animal watching platforms. Baubotanik’s unusual approach is that they organically grow buildings by mending artificial components e.g. steel with living plants or trees.
Why it matters
This living architecture shows just how respectful we can be to the environment when building new structures. Will we see these techniques being used for larger projects, will the first living flagship store be just around the corner?
Wisemarkit.com is an online shopping platform in the US that lets Facebook members set up an online shop and curate products of their choice from third party websites. It’s like ‘Amazon’ without having to actually own the products. They promote the products through their social channels and earn a commission on every sale.
Blue de Genes is a celebration of the humble blue jean and its origin in Genoa. The festival celebrates the birth of jeans and the possible future of the denim staple over three days.