Superyachts by Zaha Hadid

Drones dropping books, interactive TV, Banksy's $60 art and more in our weekly look at the web

The unstoppable London architect Zaha Hadid has dreamed up a very real family of superyachts for German shipbuilders Blohm+Voss. Her concept yacht—a 420 foot beast with ethereal detailing—has informed the design of a five-yacht series, each around 300 feet in length. The unmatched design is equally technical, rendering it capable of particularly demanding ocean conditions and spontaneous Atlantic crossings. These yachts stand as architecture’s latest …

Wonderful Wilton Way

Drones dropping books, interactive TV, Banksy's $60 art and more in our weekly look at the web

Last summer’s Olympic Games in London were a success for both the city and the UK at large. While it brought many visitors to the Big Smoke, more importantly it brought tourists to the eastern side of the capital, an area often overlooked by tourists. With a bustling DIY sector and urban resurgence, the team at Monocle turned their lens on the east borough of …

Professor Hiroshi Ishii at the MIT Media Lab

Drones dropping books, interactive TV, Banksy's $60 art and more in our weekly look at the web

Any look into the brilliance that’s happening day-to-day at MIT’s Media Lab is a welcome one, and their latest offering is an exciting video about the researchers making the next wave of technology that will allow us to remotely manipulate information. At face value, expert user interface designer Hiroshi Ishii’s new 3D motion sensor project is nothing short of amazing. The motions and spacial differential …