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In this space we collect and group everything that today draws our attention but that tomorrow can be common and habitual.
LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM The pandemic has highlighted the need to be able to exercise indoors when there are restrictions on going outside. But not everyone has enough space to exercise where they live. Faced with this need, some entrepreneurs have devised and patented the PIVOT Bed. This isRead more>
SINGAPORE / SINGAPORE Windows are essential elements in the design of buildings, but they are also the part with the least energy efficiency, as heat can be easily transmitted through the glass, which significantly affects heating and cooling costs. In addition, buildings account for 40% of global energy consumption…Read more>
LOS ANGELES / UNITED STATES Air conditioning is expensive and energy efficient, causing a lot of carbon dioxide emissions. A more sustainable method is to cool buildings using the daily passive cooling system during radiation. It is a process by which the surface of the building reflects light to emit heat…Read more>
KADOMA / JAPAN A solution to create a semi-private work environment at home. It was conceived by the Japanese firm Panasonic with its Komoru product, a cubicle / desk that is mounted by the same user and guarantees a space of one square meter that reproduces an office environment but indoors.…Read more>
TURIN / ITALY A student at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Manuel Ibba, has devised a thermochromic roof. It is made of tiles that when it is cold are black to absorb heat and that when the temperature exceeds 20ºC begin to lighten to become white to reflect this heat.…Read more>
LONDON / UNITED KINGDOM If you can't go into the woods to breathe clean air, how about you bring the woods home? Briiv is a new way to filter air that is an alternative to using HEPA filters and ultraviolet lights for a more natural system. Briiv uses filtration systems…Read more>
NOTTINGHAM / UNITED KINGDOM Aran Kalogroulis is an industrial engineer who invented the endless shower. It is a shower that manages to recover, filter, sterilize and reuse 6 liters of water constantly and infinitely. The shower works with a system similar to that of the springs, filtering and sterilizing the water using activated carbon and the…Read more>
YSTAD / SWEDEN About 50 kilometers from Malmö, in a quiet and rural area, there is a very special house. It is the studio and home of two interior designers: Magnus Wittbjer and Micha van Dinther. And it is also a tourist apartment and its private showroom. And is that the TypeO study has converted the…Read more>
COPENHAGEN / DENMARK SPACE 10 is a center for research, creation and innovation in the habitat sector located in the capital of Denmark, although it occasionally opens branches in a pop-up format where it deems it necessary: New Delhi, New York, Nairobi or Sydney. is funded by one of the giants in the industry but its work teamsRead more>