Saturday, February 27, 2010

Sleeping Vendo

Now this is a pod. I love the sleepbox by Arch Group. It is like a vendo machine for power naps or laziness. It is ideal for airports, bus terminals and other busy urban areas. Rentable like a hotel room, bed sheets are changed regulary. So this is good if you are stranded in a city and have nowhere to go....I am curious of the rent rates though. How competitive the rate is than staying in a cheap hotel. The only missing is your own toilet maybe because there are public comfort rooms out there. So if you are a bachelor and wants to save a lot.... all you need is a toothbrush and a sprinkle of water on your body's warm areas.... it will be strange though, that your bedsheets is cleaner than you.

Kokkugia's S/craps

Parametrick design is the IN thing today. If you don't know how to use advanced digital don't belong to the Kewl group. But no worries...cuz the only cool thing about 'em are the forms....the peeps behind it...are actually geekozoids. You hafta learn Maya, Rhino and other animals in the 3d modelling world to be able to sport a hot fashionable architechuh. Before you know it, you are already balding... or hairline is already receding.... i hope this is not the case behind kokkugia, a studio of three young guys who obviously came from digital savvy schools such as Heyhey and Columbyah. The design (posted in Designboom) is their entry for the Taipei Performing Arts Center Competition which was won by OMA. Their scheme looks like meta scraps king kong crampled and made into a roof. WHICH by the way..takes forever to make in a modelling software! The program was influenced by the contour underneath so you have those boxes... on top of it...kingkong threw the scraps...
Kingkong has been scraping his mucous and booger on the scraps..sp underneath it created these interesting network of trusses....awesome..isn'tit?