Archive for September, 2010

UNStudio Office Tower | UNStudio

UNStudio Office Tower | UNStudio

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (1)

Dutch architectural practice UNStudio‘s UNStudio Office Tower in South Axis business area Amsterdam, has been recently realised. The façade of the UNStudio Tower plays with the juxtaposition of a horizontal and vertical articulation, conceptually relating to the principles upon which the moiré effect is based. In the design for the tower it was important for […]

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'DUB' Staircase | Reinier de Jong Design

‘DUB’ Staircase | Reinier de Jong Design

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (5)

Rotterdam-based design studio Reinier de Jong Design has designed and recently finished a staircase design named ‘DUB‘. It is obvious at first sight: DUB is a staircase. Upon closer look you discover something else. These steps seem really high but actually consist of two steps in one. Eight white blocks, sixteen grey steps. It makes […]

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COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN

COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

“COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Complete Works 1968-2010“, published by TASCHEN. This book has not yet been released. But you may pre-order in Amazon. Please click here to order this book. You can click the link to flip through the book at http://www.taschen.com/lookinside/00396/index.htm + Information COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN Author: Michael Mönninger Editor: Peter Gössel […]

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Urban-Chaotic Respite Lounge Chair | Vieyrah Designs

Urban-Chaotic Respite Lounge Chair | Vieyrah Designs

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (7)

Urban-Chaotic Respite Lounge Chair by furniture design studio Vieyrah Designs (founded by Alberto Vieyra) is a contemporary lounge chair fused with local craftsmanship. The chair is hand crafted in San Diego, California. Metal Structure covered in metal sheet painted with Dupont car paint. A lot of people don’t know how furniture can be art, and […]

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Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The concept for Sperone Westwater represents both a response to the Bowery’s dynamic urban character and a desire to rethink the way in which we engage with art in the setting of a gallery. The moving gallery animates the exterior of the building and creates a bold vertical element within. Like a kinetic addition to […]

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stONE + tONE Collection | fivetimesone

stONE + tONE Collection | fivetimesone

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• September 22, 2010 • Comments (0)

fivetimesone is a group of architects, designers and design madcaps from different sides, mostly based in the north of Poland. fivetimesone creates objects inspired by nature and strive to expose diverse traditions of European craftsmanship. During design processes and production fivetimesone takes care about the ecology. Inspired by nature, diversity of places, people and cultures […]

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Playground Building in Utrecht | Van Rooijen Architecten

Playground Building in Utrecht | Van Rooijen Architecten

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• September 21, 2010 • Comments (1)

In The Netherlands, Dutch architectural practice Van Rooijen Architecten completed the new playground building in an inner courtyard close to the city center of Utrecht for the children of the neighborhood. The old existing building on the playground was to be replaced by a new one. The brief called for a modest, durable and safe […]

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Call for Applications 6th Lively Architectures Festival

Call for Applications 6th Lively Architectures Festival

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• September 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FESTIVAL OF LIVELY ARCHITECTURES On the occasion to the 6th FESTIVAL OF THE LIVELY ARCHITECTURES in MONTPELIER, Champ Libre association throws a call for applications to realize 10 interventions. The Festival is part of the city heart of Montpellier; it will take place in the heart of Montpellier and more specifically in […]

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Studio Roosegaarde's three premieres in Paris, Utrecht and Enschede

Studio Roosegaarde’s three premieres in Paris, Utrecht and Enschede

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• September 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

Studio Roosegaarde has 3 exciting interactive premieres this week. They are ‘Lotus 7.0‘, ‘Intimacy Black & White‘ and ‘Divine‘. The Lotus 7.0 with its hundreds of heat sensitive foils will unfold themselves at museum Le Cube in Paris, high-tech garment Intimacy will become transparent based on social interactions at Centraal Museum and a special public […]

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Veuve Clicquot at London Design Festival 2010

Veuve Clicquot at London Design Festival 2010

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• September 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

Veuve Cliquot has partnered with Dezeen during The London Design Festival. Veuve Clicquot will bring the Mathieu Lehanneur-designed ‘Once Upon A Dream‘ sleep creation to the Andaz Hotel where the dream capsule will play host to design luminaries and London tastemakers as they read excerpts of their favourite books, magazines, and poetry. The London Design […]

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