Just give a look to the work of the Korean designer Dohoon Kim. He has presented his new collection of steam bentwood chairs. These chairs are designed and manufactured by steaming wood processing technique which bends the wood in steaming condition. Such technique makes the design environmentally sustainable. Dohoon Kim used small amounts of wood and created this collection which looks rather simple but yet very stylish, elegant and beautiful. The material itself gives the ability of elasticity and durability. Some more advantages of steaming wood processing technique are free expression of formation and small deformation of wood. As Dohoon Kim says: The ‘Steam bentwood chair’ is one of my latest works that shows its organically structured form made with steam bent-wood technique. One look is just enough to see the original way how each pieces of wood connecting through each other. These chairs will be suitable in any interior.
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This quirky lakeside house by architecturalpolka has been awarded for its originality three times in 2010 by the Texas Society of Architects Design, the AIA Austin, and the Residential Architect Grand Design Award. The design of this house can be described as stripped architecture because its very simplistic and modern and that is why its Mod Cott. All possible tricks are used for economy and efficiency – there are large solar panels on the roof, rain collectors, and sustainable materials too – the construction is mostly of steel and wood. This is the greenest house indeed. But even with all those advantages many internet users found this home a bit too cold and unfriendly for its cold concrete floors and gloomy gray colors.
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