Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)
To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Google has created a new animated short set to a song performed by Tony Bennett entitled “Cold, Cold Heart.” It features a lovesick boy trying to woo a girl with everything from roses and a box of chocolates to a dinosaur sweater. You’ve just got to love the end, when Google shows a collage of cute pairs that includes a princess and a frog, an astronaut with an alien and a same sex couple holding hands at the altar.
The short is a Google “doodle,” or artwork that takes their classic logo and tweaks it for holidays or special events. “The idea was to come up with something different – not static,” said Willie Real, the doodler who created the concept, told SF Gate.
“We want to try new things and just have fun with the homepage. We always want to surprise and delight our users.”