Co-housing facilitates the interaction among neighbors, providing social, practical, economic and environmental benefits. Co-housing communities build social capital – and encourages more sustainable and fun behaviors. The simple act of eating together on a regular basis is a strong catalyst: As architect and founder of the Seattle Schemata Cohousing Project, Grace Kim says: (FastCompany, 2017): […]


Source: BORDERWALL AS ARCHITECTURE The book and its drawings date from circa 2016. The actualization of the teeter-totter occurred in late July of 2019. The subsequent photos and videos documenting the action/intervention in ANAPRA, near Ciudad Juarez / El Paso, have gone viral. The author, Ronald Rael, is a professor of architecture at UC Berkeley. […]

Ronald Rael on Instagram: “One of the most incredible experiences of my and @vasfsf’s career bringing to life the conceptual drawings of the Teetertotter Wall from…”

One of the most incredible experiences of my and @vasfsf’s career bringing to life the conceptual drawings of the Teetertotter Wall from 2009 in an event filled with joy, excitement, and togetherness at the borderwall. The wall became a literal fulcrum for U.S. – Mexico relations and children and adults were connected in meaningful ways […]

LEGO experiments at SparkFun

A member of the SparkFun team is experimenting with robotics and LEGO bricks beyond the confines of the Mindstorm branded products. It will bear fruit to pay attention to their explorations.

for children all screens are touch screens

for children all screens are touchscreens

ceçi nest pas un

ceçi n’est pas un …

speculative product design hammer as a service

speculative product design, Hammer as a Service

omgwtfdondake: biggest-gaudiest-patronuses: biggest-gaudiest-patronuses: aejnn: what if you put a fucking alexa dot in a furby and ur like hey alexa play despacito and the furby opened its beak and despacito just started playing you’re a monster who doesn’t deserve electronics i’m going to eat your fucking phone @sketchingchaos @afe0729

#2yrsago A modern rebuild of the Radio Shack 150-in-One electronics kit

mostlysignssomeportents: While looking into the Kano snap-together learning computer kit (Kickstarted in 2013, reviewed here last January) I got to thinking about Radio Shack’s classic, much-loved 150-in-One Electronics Kit, which occupied literal years of my time when I was a boy. That took me on a journey to Gareth Branwyn’s 2010 Make piece about scratch-building […]

(via PAMELA LIOU – DOTI THE DESKTOP LOOM) Open Source Desktop Jacquard Loom (Source: