Conceptualised by Ball-Nogues Studio, the Healing Pavilion is a seating structure for visitors at Cedars Sinai Medical, LA in the US. Photographs courtesy Ball-Nogues Studio

Left: The intricate detailing of this composition along with the shadows the two inch wide mild steel tubes cast, are meant to captivate visitors; Conceptualised by Ball-Nogues Studio, the Healing Pavilion is a seating structure for visitors at Cedars Sinai Medical, LA in the US. Photographs courtesy Ball-Nogues Studio; Right: Danish designers Husum & Lindholm Architects devised Growmore, a modular building kit for urban gardeners. Photograph by Daniel Ruiz /UrbanNext courtesy Husum & Lindholm Architects

Architecture students from the University of Hong Kong built the Sun Room for farmers in China’s Fujian province using woven bamboo shelters Photograph courtesy The University of Hong Kong

The Insect Hotels by Czech design studio Dilna Hammer are made to help people show their gratitude to the smallest garden helpers and stop the disappearance of primal pollinators like bees

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Conceptualised by Ball-Nogues Studio, the Healing Pavilion is a seating structure for visitors at Cedars Sinai Medical, LA in the US. The intricate detailing of this composition along with the shadows the two inch wide mild steel tubes cast, are meant to captivate visitors. BuroHappold Engineering, LA handled the structural aspects of the form and AHBE Landscape Architects devised the terrain. 

Gardening for Dummies
Danish designers Husum & Lindholm Architects devised Growmore, a modular building kit for urban gardeners. The three dimensional garden includes only six parts: A standard sized planting box, shelves and fittings. The elements were envisioned to be produced with any CNC suitable material. 
Website: www.husumlindholm.com

Cultural Collaboration

Architecture students from the University of Hong Kong built the Sun Room for farmers in China’s Fujian province using woven bamboo shelters. They combined age-old weaving techniques with digital design methodologies to create these unique structures. 

Bee-utiful Spaces
The Insect Hotels by Czech design studio Dilna Hammer are made to help people show their gratitude to the smallest garden helpers and stop the disappearance of primal pollinators like bees. The insect housing spans mini and grand “pit stops” for butterflies, bugs and bird houses. Handcrafted in Czech solid wood, they are available in various shapes and colours.

The Insect Hotels by Czech design studio Dilna Hammer are made to help people show their gratitude to the smallest garden helpers and stop the disappearance of primal pollinators like bees