Archive for November, 2010

D-17 | Sarah Oppenheimer

D-17 | Sarah Oppenheimer

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• November 10, 2010 • Comments (0)

Recipient of the 2010-11 Rome Prize, Sarah Oppenheimer is known for her aesthetically sleek and perceptually startling installations that alter existing gallery and museum spaces to reveal seemingly impossible views. Her site-specific installation at Rice University Art Gallery, D-17, is a wing-like form that soars upward and out of the building, appearing to pierce the […]

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Parking Sonvida Basel | HHF architects in collaboration with ARchos Architektur

Parking Sonvida Basel | HHF architects in collaboration with ARchos Architektur

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (6)

Switzerland-based architectural firm HHF architects, in collaboration with ARchos Architektur designed the Parking Sonvida Basel. The project is located on the outskirts of Basel and is part of a new housing project with different sized villas and small apartment buildings. The underground parking is designed as an underground street (approximately 150m long) which allows to access […]

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OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (1)

Portuguese-based architectural design office OODA & OOIIO win Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition. The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taiwan’s new spirit. The Tower was planned to be at least 300-meter […]

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Bella Sky launches in 6 months

Bella Sky launches in 6 months

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• November 7, 2010 • Comments (2)

Right now the construction of the Bella Sky hotel in Copenhagen is the largest building site in Denmark. In only 6 months Bella Sky will open as one of Scandinavia’s largest and most spectacular hotels Visually the hotel will be characterized by the two leaning towers, creating a spectacular and unspoiled view over the green […]

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The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) - Call for Entries

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) – Call for Entries

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• November 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

The 23rd Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will be held May 14-17, 2011 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. ICFF and Bernhardt Design announces a call for entries – deadline January 15, 2011. ICFF Studio invites submissions of product prototypes from designers working on any and all the product categories exhibited at […]

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Waveone + Honeybee | Studio DesignJoo

Waveone + Honeybee | Studio DesignJoo

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• November 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

Korean furniture designer Juil Kim, the founder of studio DesignJoo designed the Waveone & Honeybee stool. The Waveone is changeable furniture that could be adjusted with the surroundings whenever the user wants. A leap from the conventional furniture, like putting up blocks as you needed. The Honeybee stool’s design taking as a motive the honeybee. It […]

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Hospice Sondergaard | Henning Larsen architects

Hospice Sondergaard | Henning Larsen architects

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• November 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural practice Henning Larsen architects has designed the Hospice Søndergaard. The purpose of Hospice Søndergaard was to offer terminal patients as much quality of life and dignity as possible in the concluding part of life. The physical surroundings should be dignifying and inspiring – regardless if you are a patient, nurse or relative. Henning […]

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HB:BX Internation Competition - Exhibition Opening & Book Launch

HB:BX Internation Competition – Exhibition Opening & Book Launch

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

HIGH BRIDGE: BRONX, BUILDING CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE. ENYA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN IDEAS COMPETITION EXHIBITION OPENING Exhibition Opening & Book Launch November 11th 2010 5:30– 8:00 PM Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012 Free Admission + FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA), AIA New York Chapter, is thrilled to announce […]

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Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Australian Architectural Review (AR) recently awarded Peddle Thorp Architects, Melbourne and Sustainable Built Environments (SBE) a commendation for their finalist listed entry in the Proposition 2065 design competition. Jury report The major strengths of this scheme related to the way scale and connectivity have been handled. The fractured volumes of the key buildings were seen […]

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Hot Pants Smokin' | White arkitekter + Butong

Hot Pants Smokin’ | White arkitekter + Butong

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Titled ‘Hot Pants Smokin‘, referring to the song by James Brown, this sculpture of concrete and light was executed by White arkitekter and Butong for the biannual Uppsala Lighting Festival (a.k.a. Allt Ljus på Uppsala). Uppsala is situated in northern Europe, as far north as Alaska or Greenland. Through the dark month of november this […]

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