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La Grande Arche

In architecture on July 9, 2010 at 7:00 am
I love La Grande Arche (de La Défense), although it doesn’t agree with my vertigo, and was thrilled to see this proposal from Stéphane Malka. The insertion of low cost (€3000) living units beautifully augments an already stunning building. Put me down for a unit near ground though me thinks.

~'Self Defense' by Stéphane Malka~

{Read the story on BLDBLOG and visit Stéphane’s site here}


Audi mechanic cam

In retail, service on July 7, 2010 at 7:15 am
Fresh from field testing in Germany our auto friends are rolling out the “Direct Recption” concept in their UK Audi Centres that will “enable Audi customers to view in ‘real time’, and communicate with, technicians as they carry out diagnosis and repair work.” No more wondering if they are twidling their thumbs or riffling through your glove box whilst they should be kicking tyres…

~Audi's "Direct Reception" system~

More info via “Endgaget”