Archive for January, 2011

Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

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• January 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

Washington-based architectural firm KGP Design Studio recently has completed the Bicycle Transit Center (BTC) at Union Station, Washinton DC. It is designed to store 150 bicycles as well as a locker/shower and a repair rental store. While “differentiating” itself from Union Station itself, the Center does merge with its surroundings adapting the vocabulary of the bronze […]

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Lightning Benches | NunoErin

Lightning Benches | NunoErin

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• January 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

American design studio NunoErin has been commissioned by the Mississippi Children’s Museum to design the Lightning Bench. The bench is able to interact with the users via its hidden network of sensors installed below the translucent surface. This project was inspired by a child’s ability to turn a functional world into an imaginative journey. + […]

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The Cube-Kitchen Loft | Oneto/Sousa Arquitectura interior

The Cube-Kitchen Loft | Oneto/Sousa Arquitectura interior

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• January 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Lima Peru, Interior Design firm Oneto/Sousa Arquitectura interior recently completed a modern and compact design project for a small apartment. This time the design process was different since the owner already had the concept so Oneto/Sousa Arquitectura worked together and collaborated in the whole interior of the apartment. The kitchen is a big white […]

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Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

Inside-out Art Center | Atelier 11

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Beijing, China-based architectural studio Atelier 11 has successfully converted the 30 years old factory building into the contemporary Inside-out Art Center. A simplistic aesthetic was adopted for the interiors of the Art Center with the intention to keep some characteristics of the previous industrial building, as a reflection to the history of the site. […]

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The Ring Stadium | OFIS Arhitekti + Multiplan Arhitekti

The Ring Stadium | OFIS Arhitekti + Multiplan Arhitekti

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

OFIS Arhitekti, in collaboration with Multiplan Arhitekti has designed the extension of the football stadium in Maribor, Slovenia. + Project description by OFIS Arhitekti The plot that was used as a multi-functional sport field and is located in the centre of the city. In the sixties a small tribune was built along one side of […]

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Backbone Village Houses | OFIS Arhitekti

Backbone Village Houses | OFIS Arhitekti

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• January 23, 2011 • Comments (0)

Slovenian architectural practice OFIS Arhitekti designed the contemporary yet affordable 3 bedroom housing development with private garden located in Podpec, Slovenia. The main proposal was a condensation of village cores with branching – a traditional and historical rural layout of condensed longitudinal buildings along a road with kept green area around it. OFIS Arhitekti + […]

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Renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall | L3P Architekten

Renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall | L3P Architekten

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• January 22, 2011 • Comments (1)

Switzerland-based architectural firm L3P Architekten recently has completed the renovation / extension, conversion of the former restaurant Metzger Hall, Dielsdorf apartment house with 3 newly constructed apartments, 5 renovated apartments, and 1 commercial area. From an architectural view the extension, with its form and materials, should be truly distinguishable from the main building. Through this, […]

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Works by naifdesign

Works by naifdesign

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• January 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

naifdesign was established in 2010, to design durable and cheerful products. The studio aims creating comfortable products with deep relations to their owners, without abandoning the basic rules of design. With their products, naifdesign aims to turn homes, offices and all other living areas into exclusive places. All naifdesign products are created with eco-friendly and […]

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Floor Lamp Family | IZZI Design studio

Floor Lamp Family | IZZI Design studio

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• January 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

IZZI DESIGN studio created a floor lamp family, designed by Constantin Alupoaei, Bucharest and Romania. The lamps are made up of FOREX material, white color, and the illuminating source is a neon tube. The idea came following the stylization of the human figure, resulting a simple and universal message. The Stick Family illuminates you and […]

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Airnova at Maison Objet

Airnova at Maison Objet

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• January 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

If you are now in Paris during 21st – 25th January 2011, you might get a chance to take a look at Paris Trade show – Maison Objet. AIRNOVA is presenting some of the new designs in HALL 5B, area “COTE ACTUEL”, stand O13. Elegance and glorification of detail: these are the guidelines for AIRNOVA […]

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