Archive for October, 2009

Claremont House | Brininstool + Lynch

Claremont House | Brininstool + Lynch

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• October 31, 2009 • Comments (0)

Brininstool + Lynch has designed the Claremont House located in Chicago, Illinois. Due to its long lot site, the house was designed with the full width of window walls at both front and back sides of the house to maximize the penetration of the natural daylighting into the interior spaces, and also to create a […]

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Coffou Cottage | Brininstool + Lynch

Coffou Cottage | Brininstool + Lynch

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• October 31, 2009 • Comments (1)

Coffou Cottage in Michigan City, Indiana, USA, was designed by Chicago-based Brininstool + Lynch with a simple structural system, and was enhanced by a horizontal wood rain screen of Western Red Cedar to privatize the entry sequence on the North, and a wall of operable glass on the South. + Project description courtesy of Brininstool […]

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Hex Chair + Branch Table | Incorporated

Hex Chair + Branch Table | Incorporated

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• October 31, 2009 • Comments (2)

New York-based design studio Incorporated is a multi-disciplinary architecture and design studio with experience across a wide range of project types that specializes in the integration of the design disciplines. Here are the two unique product designs by Incorporated – Hex Chair and Branch Table. + Design description courtesy of Incorporated Hex Chair Incorporated’s Hex […]

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Tower 486 Mina El Hosn | LAN Architecture

Tower 486 Mina El Hosn | LAN Architecture

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• October 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Paris practice LAN Architecture has designed a 142m high the Tower 486 Mina El Hosn, the ‘mirror-tower’ for Beirut, Lebanon. The exterior skin consists of sliding perforated sheet stainless steel panels with a mirror finish, ideally to reflect and symbolize the history and culture of the city within a heterogeneous context. The Cluster Houses materialize […]

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Icila Chair | Cecile Planchais

Icila Chair | Cecile Planchais

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• October 29, 2009 • Comments (1)

French designer Cecile Planchais has designed the Icila Chair. The chair is now available for sales in Outdoorz Gallery. + Design statement courtesy of Outdoorz Gallery Reminiscent of the Japanese art of origami, Icila is made from a single sheet of steel, cut and folded, without welds. The seat is wide (57 cm) and surprisingly […]

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World Village of Women Sports | BIG

World Village of Women Sports | BIG

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• October 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with AKT, Tyréns and Transsolar are awarded first place in a design competition in Malmo, Sweden for a 100.000m2 first of its kind sports facility – The World Village of Women Sports. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG wins competition for The World Village of […]

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Fluid - Amphibian Pavilion for Expo 2012 | Peddle Thorp Architects

Fluid – Amphibian Pavilion for Expo 2012 | Peddle Thorp Architects

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• October 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Designed as the concept of Fluid – Amphibian Pavilion, is the submission project by Australia-based Peddle Thorp Architects for the international competition for the Thematic Pavilion of the world expo 2012 in Yeosu, Korea. The pavilion is resolved as a vessel – a floating exhibition space that can be sailed to other cities. It aims […]

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Ferrari Factory Store | Massimo Iosa Ghini

Ferrari Factory Store | Massimo Iosa Ghini

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• October 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian designer Massimo Iosa Ghini recently has completed the Ferrari Factory Store located in Serravalle Scrivia, Italy. The color, form, and graphical style has been carefully designed to transmit the architectural idea to identify the ‘Ferrari’ image. + Project description courtesy of Massimo Iosa Ghini Ferrari Factory Store of Serravalle Scrivia, entirely designed by Iosa […]

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Audiochmura (Audiocloud) | mode:lina

Audiochmura (Audiocloud) | mode:lina

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• October 27, 2009 • Comments (0)

Polish studio mode:lina recently has designed the Audiochmura (Audiocloud) project which is made of corrugated pipes. This project is under the auspices of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland. + Design description courtesy of mode:lina A project of Audiochmura (Audiocloud) was inspired by the concept of Audioarchitektura (Sonicarchitecture) – brainchild of artist Piotr […]

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Ex Sellerie | Giorgio Comoglio

Ex Sellerie | Giorgio Comoglio

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• October 26, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Giorgio Comoglio recently has completed the renovation of the Ex Sellerie, which is located in the area of the ex military arsenal in Turin, Italy. The task of the project is to increase the original building’s floor area and height. The minimal form of perforated steel envelope has been introduced to integrate the existing […]

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