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.
Archive for January, 2009
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
A clean facade and composition for photography studio in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Jun Aoki & associates. There are 3 rental photo studios where two in the basement, one on the ground. Ground floor accommodates the car parking lots for studio users. The ceiling grid with fluorescent light allows ever-changing appearance of the space during [...]
A minimal design by Marcio Kogan, Casa Corten House. A simple plan with high ceiling level and large opening that use to harmonize between inside and outside. When you walk through the building, you can see material changed in the journey, it is a good project to demostrate how the interaction between the materials that [...]