With the world getting more and more crowded, housing shortages are demanding increasingly creative solutions. Estonian architects are using clever design to squeeze the most out of limited living space.
Sprinting star Usain Bolt ran a footrace in a Zero-G gravity plane during a flight aimed to test a bottle of champagne that can be popped in outer space. The maker of the bottle is Charles de Gaulle's great-grand nephew.
Milan's Salone del Mobile is the world's top event in the design calendar. While some criticize the participation of big brands such as Google and Instagram, the fair remains a celebration of the "optimism" of design.
The top award among the 65 countries and 100 studios participating has gone to a Swiss display focused on optimal living quarters. The theme of this year's show in Italy's La Serenissima is Freespace.
Known for its unaffordable housing, Hong Kong is not only an expensive place to live, but also to die. As the city runs out of space to store cremated remains, finding a final resting place is becoming a costly affair.
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