Archive for January, 2009

Anemone Lamp | Artecnica - Heath Nash

Anemone Lamp | Artecnica – Heath Nash

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• January 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Anemone Lamp, by South African designer Heath Nash for Artecnica. Anemone is a malleable white lamp composed of connected four-wall cells. White lamp is packaged flat  and expands into a series of honeycomb structures. Anemone infuses simple geometric forms with an unexpected fluidity, turning a conventionally static object into a playful, tactile experience.

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Antwerp Port House | Zaha Hadid architects

Antwerp Port House | Zaha Hadid architects

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• January 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Zaha Hadid architects has won a competition for the port house – headquarters of Antwerp Port Authorit (APA), Antwerp, Belgium. The new port house design consists of two entities: the existing fire station and a new crystalline volume lifted above the retained building. Together they form a new landmark as the headquarters of the Antwerp […]

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COMPERJ - PETROBRAS | Biselli + Katchborian architects

COMPERJ – PETROBRAS | Biselli + Katchborian architects

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• January 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Brazil based Biselli + Katchborian architects has designed a Information Center of the new Petrochimical Complex of Rio de Janeiro – COMPERJ – PETROBRAS, located in Itaboraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. + PROJECT MEMORIAL History and Geography equally contributes to the construction of the extraordinary beauty of the site. The Geography through different geologic accidents […]

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BV House | Biselli + Katchborian architects

BV House | Biselli + Katchborian architects

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• January 21, 2009 • Comments (1)

Interplay between 2 neutral materials – concrete and timber is the interesting part for this project, BV House, designed by Biselli + Katchborian architects. Spatial organization is clearly defined in 3 different levels. Due to the site condition, the big ramp has created a quality of floating effect to the house with a welcoming sense. […]

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China Life Insurance R&D Center | Henn Architekten

China Life Insurance R&D Center | Henn Architekten

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• January 20, 2009 • Comments (1)

Munich-based Henn Architekten has won the competition proposal for the China Life Insurance Research & Development Center on the rural outskirts of Beijing. The design concept was developed from a traditional Chinese courtyard architecture and translated into highly technologically developed, forward-looking design. The complex for China’s biggest insurance company consists of a main building, a […]

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Open Air swimming Pool Oostduinkerke | Dierendonck Blancke + L.U.S.T Architecten

Open Air swimming Pool Oostduinkerke | Dierendonck Blancke + L.U.S.T Architecten

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• January 19, 2009 • Comments (0)

An outdoor swimming pool center by Dierendonck Blancke Architecten in association with L.U.S.T Architecten in OOSTDUINKERKE, Belgium where located in-between the city center, sea and beach. The design seems to be integrated into the city planning that become a focal point and a transitional ‘urban bridge’ between city and beach, where is in-line with the […]

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Filament | FOC - Janne Kyttänen

Filament | FOC – Janne Kyttänen

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• January 19, 2009 • Comments (0)

Filaments table light, by Janne Kyttänen. The creation of shadow that cast on the wall is quite interesting for the design. The light is available for sale in FOC (Freedom of Creation). Designer: Janne Kyttänen

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Haus 47°40’48”n/13°8’12”e | Flöckner + Schnöll

Haus 47°40’48”n/13°8’12”e | Flöckner + Schnöll

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• January 18, 2009 • Comments (0)

Austrian architects Maria Flöckner und Hermann Schnöll has designed a house named 47°40’48”n/13°8’12”e, where is its exact site location. However, architect’s idea – “home at any place, could just as well elsewhere are”, the house is also interchangeable with other sites. Due to its two bold horizontal plates and full height curtain wall in-between, a […]

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BIllys Brother | ADDI

BIllys Brother | ADDI

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• January 16, 2009 • Comments (1)

I believe you have seen so many waving book selves like this, but the key idea to me for this book shelf is to be anti-gravity as the books seem falling off from the shelf by its inclination, but it is not. A hybrid between a traditional shelf and a sculpture, the shelf interacts between […]

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Brindilles | Ligne Roset - Francois Azambourg

Brindilles | Ligne Roset – Francois Azambourg

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• January 15, 2009 • Comments (0)

USA based Ligne Roset designer Francois Azambourg has designed a chaotic ceiling light, Brindilles. The ceiling light is consisted of 108 LED’s with fibre optic cables. Just imagine, it is really a spectacular ceiling light when hanging in a empty room.

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