Posts by Jacob Wiegmann

October 22, 2013

Futuristic Multi-Pod Habitat that Submerges Underwater

Looking as if it was plucked straight out of a sci-fi movie, the Sub-Biosphere 2 is an ambitious architectural concept created by designer Phil Pauley that is meant to be a submersible, sustainable, underwater environment. Created to house anyone from a scientist to a tourist, the architecture is made up of one large biome with eight surrounding domes connected to it.

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September 28, 2013

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project Pyramid House–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and submitted as a proposal for a recent architecture competition. The simple geometric shape creates a clean aesthetic, while remaining extremely eye-catching due to its iconic though rarely applied form.

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September 22, 2013

Gravity-Defying 1,000-Pound Steel Table

While London-based designer Paul Cocksedge has become fairly well-known for his magical light installations, it is his newest gravity-defying sculptural piece that has caught the eye of art aficionados. The Poised Table may seem like a physical impossibility, but, due to very careful mathematical calculations, this 1,000-pound table is entirely stable. The rolled steel design is actually so solid that you can stand on the overhanging edge without falling over.

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September 8, 2013

South Korea’s River Culture Pavilion

The River Culture Pavilion (aka ARC), a multimedia pavilion located in Daegu, South Korea, is at the forefront of immersive video technology. Built at the end of a peninsula, the space was designed by Asymptote Architecture with the intention of creating a dialogue with the surrounding environment.

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