Urban Dome

Biodomes take over urban environments for a variety of functional uses

Implications - Biodomes are being incorporated seamlessly into urban environments for a multitude of purposes, that include everything from residences to workplace escapes and artistic installations. The use of such environments offers a cocooned form of escape in highly populated areas – popularized as consumers place a higher value on mental and physical health.
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Curvaceous Wooden Domes - The 'Dome of Visions' Explores Wood as an Eco-Friendly Alternative
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This Year and Hot 4,507 Clicks Pub: Aug 18, 17
Curvaceous Wooden Domes
The 'Dome of Visions' Explores Wood as an Eco-Friendly Alternative
The ‘Dome of Visions’ is the third iteration of a series which explores sustainable spaces within a dome-like enclosure. The structure was designed by Finnish company Metsä Wood, which... [More]
Clever Air Pollution Installations - Pollution Pods Highlight the Effects of Air Pollution
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Recent and Hot 136 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 18
Clever Air Pollution Installations
Pollution Pods Highlight the Effects of Air Pollution
Artist Michael Pinsky’s has created one of his most thought-provoking installations to date, with a new piece entitled Pollution Pods. The piece is on display at London’s Somerset House and... [More]
Spherical Urban Greenhouses - Amazon is Building a Relaxing Green Community For Its Employees
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Warm 3,152 Clicks Pub: Jul 14, 16
Spherical Urban Greenhouses
Amazon is Building a Relaxing Green Community For Its Employees
This urban greenhouse will serve as a sanctuary for Amazon employees in Seattle, Washington. The structure will consist of three spheres that “will house more than 3,000 species of plants&#... [More]
Conference-Housing Plant Domes - Peter Veenstra Visualizes Plans for a Vegetation-Encompassing Dome
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This Month and Warm 468 Clicks Pub: Mar 6, 18
Conference-Housing Plant Domes
Peter Veenstra Visualizes Plans for a Vegetation-Encompassing Dome
Dutch landscape architect Peter Veenstra propositions a plant dome as a conference venue for Design Indaba in Cape Town. The spherical bamboo structure has a dual purpose. Firstly, it will be... [More]
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