BIG and WeWork design a nature-inspired school for kids in NYC

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Creative co-working giant WeWork and acclaimed architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group have teamed up to reimagine education starting with the launch of WeGrow, a new school in the heart of New York City that encourages education through play. Designed for children between three and nine years of age, the light-filled learning landscape is a tactile environment filled with custom-made curved architecture and moveable furnishings. The theme of nature runs throughout and can be seen everywhere from the… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Paper artist Amy Genser’s new nature-inspired art mimics reefs, beehives, and barnacles

Paper artist Amy Genser cuts, rolls, and

Every artist has a favorite medium, and Amy Genser’s love of paper is evident throughout her work. She creates intricate designs by cutting and rolling paper in various colors and affixing the rolls to a Masonite board for a three-dimensional representation of underwater reefs. Genser’s most recent works show how her work has evolved since we last featured her pieces a few years ago.

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2016/08/new-ocean-reefs-comprised-of-rolled-paper-by-amy-genser/

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