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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?
‘Kilo fashion’ is a temporary store that sells clothes per kilo. Choose your piece, weigh it on the balance, print the tag and put it on.
Metro Cash & Carry store has two floors a Metro shop on the first floor and a garage on the second for people who live close to the Metro store and ready to pay for guarded garage space. There is a lack of places for garages in Moscow, it’s a huge social problem and government gives land for garages more readily than for private shops.