Hong Kong architect Otto Ng drew inspiration from challenges facing the modern world to design an innovative suburban model that could become reality. His model, called Transcity, blurs the line between urban and suburban to foster a sustainable infrastructure. Read more: http://www.dwell.com/articles/A-New-Model-for-Suburbia.html#ixzz2EyEfsqnk
Known for its futuristic designs, a global firm lined the walls of a Tokyo orthodontics clinic with pieces of calcium silicate, cut through with trails of LED lights, to create an out-of-this-world space. The panels can also move vertically, into the lighting cavities, if there is an earthquake. Read on for more innovative architecture design.
An urban farm was recently planted right in the heart of downtown Shenzhen, China as part of the Shenzhen & Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture. The installation, called Landgrab City, is a square plot of land that represents a map of the city and visualizes how much food is required to sustain it.