Archive for October, 2010

BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

8 House by Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has been completed recently. Celebrating its third project with the same development team in the maturing neighborhood of Orestad, the construction of the 61,000 m2 8 House has come to an end, allowing people to bike all the way from the street up to its […]

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Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In San Francisco, WRNS Studio has recently completed a dramatic multi-story parking structure in the heart of the city’s Mission Bay redevelopment zone. This new seven story elevated parking structure serves adjacent laboratories and offices with 1,420 spaces. The north and east façades, which border a public plaza, are clad in perforated aluminum panels whose […]

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Plera Pendant Lamp | DZstudio

Plera Pendant Lamp | DZstudio

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (2)

Plera is a new suspension lamp designed by DZstudio of Enrico Zanolla and Andrea Di FIlippo. Pleara means funnel in Friulan, the language spoken in northeastern Italy. The idea was to realize a small suspension lamp which could express minimalism but with the soft touch of the wood in opposition to the cold touch of […]

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Youmeet Meeting Centre | sprikk

Youmeet Meeting Centre | sprikk

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Dutch studio sprikk designed an innovative meeting centre for youmeet. Youmeet offers meeting- and workshop spaces as well as training sessions in innovative ways of working hosted by creative professionals. The space provides environments according to five steps in the creative process : ‘create’ generating ideas, hosting brainstorm sessions ‘design’ laboratory for developing ideas, […]

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OSB Office | mode:lina

OSB Office | mode:lina

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designers from mode:lina have recently finalized their premises in an elegant 60′s building basement in Poznan / Poland. Faithful to the idea of using cheap materials without cheap appearance, designers used  lacquered OSB boards for the flooring and furniture. Desks, also made of OSB, are covered with artificial leather to make sketching and drawing more […]

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Australia's Top Green Building Event - Future Proffing Property Conference

Australia’s Top Green Building Event – Future Proffing Property Conference

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Future Proofing Property Conference, one of the Australia’s Top Green Building Event that will take place in Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre (Queensland, Australia) on 8th-9th November, 2010. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from over 25 of the world’s leading domestic and international sustainability thinkers. Future Proofing Property is this year’s most […]

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Blue Cable Rope chairs by Tom Price presented in Chic Art Fair Paris

Blue Cable Rope chairs by Tom Price presented in Chic Art Fair Paris

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

For the occasion of the Chic Art Fair Paris, British designer Tom Price created this serpentine bench by seamlessly weaving together 5 separate Blue Cable Rope chairs. A perfect compliment to the newly renovated Docks en Seine building which now houses the Paris center of fashion and design on the left bank of the Seine. […]

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Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners has won an international competition to design Luxembourg Royal Hamilius, a mixed-use development in the heart of Luxembourg City developed by Codic International. We are delighted with this excellent result and look forward to further developing the scheme. Our proposal is based on a sequence of rich public spaces, inside and outside, […]

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SOD Project | Guillaume Lehoux

SOD Project | Guillaume Lehoux

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• October 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

A french product designer Guillaume Lehoux designed the SOD Project which was based on the results of a NASA experiment. This experiment was designed to study the influence of certain psychoactive substances on the behavior of living things. The researchers inoculated the test substances (marijuana, caffeine, benzedrine and chloral hydrate) to spiders and then let […]

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Chair Velvet | Sand & Birch

Chair Velvet | Sand & Birch

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• October 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

Sand & Birch this time goes back to its first and most successful inspiration, and presents a new interpretation of a concept that made this young italian studio known by public: just like the famous Velvet Sofa, this Velvet Chair takes its shape from the idea of a ribbon three times wrapped on itself. Thanks […]

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