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XuperMask – Smart Face Mask Combines Face Technology with Audio Engineering

On Water by Kersting Architecture

Kersting Architecture have designed On Water, a vacation guest house located in Wilmington, North Carolina. Project description This vacation guest house sits on a 3.61 acre peninsula reaching into Futch Creek. Spectacular views offer western sunsets across the creek, sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean and a swimming pool just steps outside to the north. Three bedroom suites, a kitchen and a living area provide comfort for guests, with each room granted a water view. Column less porches formed by cantilevered bedrooms offer cool shaded areas and a rooftop terrace is perfect for sun worshipers. The material palette of painted brick, exposed structural steel, stained mahogany and white painted trim were selected to coordinate with the main house currently under construction. Architect: Kersting Architecture Designer: Michael Ross Kersting, AIA w/ Associate Toby R. Keeton Firm: Michael Ross Kersting Architecture, P.A. Builder: Tongue &

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Spillway Pavilion Bar by Margot Krasojevic

The Pavilion Bar has been designed as part of Paris’ flood control infrastructure. It features a gorgeous, enclosed circular glass bar that rests over a bell mouth spillway which allows water to enter from its entire perimeter, directing the water throughout the design, into the spillway. This circular glass bar has been designed specifically to direct water through its ramps next to the spillway located under a moveable glass clad floor. The industrial function of the bar, combined with an ethereal monocoque shell that houses the light and reflective nature of the pavilion bar’s interior, gives an effervescent feel with the lattice spillway filtering water. It is channeled through the underground network of submerged canals then upstream to the impounded lakes and nearby reservoirs. The lightweight composite fiber monocoque canopy covers the pavilion formed as a whirlpool to channel rainwater around the surface and into the spillway beneath it. Designer : Margot Krasojevic

Futuristic QUANT e-Sportlimousine Features nanoFLOWCELL Drivetrain Concept

QUANT e-Sportlimousine was introduced at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, it’s a luxurious car with nanoFLOWCELL drivetrain concept. It’s a futuristic vision that becomes reality, during the press day, this car aroused great international media interest. nanoFLOWCell AG presents you with the world’s first automobile powered by nanoFLOWCELL drivetrain concept. It’s a 4-seater sports car with 5.25-meter body length and 2.2-meter wide with sporty design. At this moment, the company is still continuing testing for the first roadworthy prototype which offers ground-breaking battery development, in particular in the field of flow cell battery technology. Nunzio La Vecchia, Technical Director of nanoFLOWCELL AG says that this car is the first automobile equipped with nanoFLOWCELL which is also designed from the scratch to meet up homologation requirements. Through extensive research and development, the company is able to produce the first prototype during the last few years. From : nanoFLOWCE

HUB CREATIC by TETRARC

TETRARC have designed HUB CREATIC, a building located in Nantes, France, that is dedicated to young companies developing new digital applications. Project description Behind its lively yellow walls, the building assembles seventy start-ups businesses. It has affirmed their presence in the town and offers them a scalable work space at a reduced rent where they can finalise their creations, live out the first moments of their existence and recognise their early development. It gathers them around a vast swirling atrium, a spatial design favourable to communication and the synergy of projects, Here architecture and innovation work in harmony. The architecture reflects the particular purpose of the building and showcases an industry of excellence in Nantes comprising 700 companies and representing 18,000 jobs in the city of Nantes alone, that of new information and communication technologies. The Hub Créatic has been built at the heart La Chantrerie, a