Monday, February 19, 2018

Arctic Energy Positive Hotel

International architecture firm Snøhetta's latest concept, “Svart” is  built with an emphasis on sustainability, has a yearly energy consumption reduced by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel and is able to produce its own energy. It is also a stunning piece of architecture.

Via Fubiz Media

I love this firm's work and have posted previous projects here and here

You Need Beehives In Your Living Room

BEEcosystem has created a system of wall-mounted observation hives that can be easily expanded in a hexagonal, honeycomb style, and even lets you invite the bees into your living room. This concept, bringing bees closer to humans in an urban environment, is not only good for the bee population as a whole, but it increases the understanding of the importance of bees and their role, as we learn to live side-by-side.

How to cut a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheel

This video shows how to use specialized Parmesan cheese knives to cut the cheese by hand.

You will probably never have a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheel but, if you are ever lucky enough to possess one, you now know how to cut it. Your friends will be mighty impressed.

Via Boing Boing

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Electrify Your Drawings

This silver ink pen lets you connect electrical circuits simply by drawing on paper.