Cool Spaces! is a TV series and website that showcases what's new and exciting in the world of architecture and design.
National premiere on public television: April 2014.

One World Trade Center Officially 1,776 Feet Tall

Once Manhattan’s One World Trade Center received its 408-foot spire last May, completing the tower’s 1,776-foot height, it was only a matter of time before the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) would weigh in on the building’s official height —...
Posted On 13 Nov 2013
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Functional Come Rain or Shine: PhotoFlow

Harvesting sunlight for powering a building would seem to be a very different proposition from collecting and filtering rainwater for drinking and cooking. Not for Mexican design firm NOS, which has developed the (for now) concept-only PhotoFlow: a product combining photovoltaic...
Posted On 11 Nov 2013
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A Smarter Workplace: VIA (Vertical Intelligent Architecture)

If you work in an office, you’ve probably griped at one point or another about the conference rooms: balky, unreliable tools for phone and video conferences, poor integration of mobile tools like laptops and tablets, spaces that aren’t flexible enough to deal with...
Posted On 24 Oct 2013
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From Waste to Furniture: FluidSolids

Several years ago, Zurich, Switzerland–based designer Beat Karrer set out to find an environmentally friendly way to create furniture, architectural pieces, and other products. Fast-forward to 2013, and his concept is a reality: FluidSolids. How does it work? The basic principle...
Posted On 24 Oct 2013
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