Archive for February, 2011

Sports Facility Heerenschürli | TOPOTEK 1

Sports Facility Heerenschürli | TOPOTEK 1

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• February 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

German landscape architecture studio TOPOTEK 1 has designed the Sports Facility Heerenschürli, it is one of the largest sport facility in Zurich, Switzerland. + Project description by TOPOTEK 1 The Heerenschürli sports facility, one of the largest in Zurich, is located between a nature reserve, a highway crossing, residential housing and large-scale industrial buildings. It […]

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Antwerp cathedral’s second tower - TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

Antwerp cathedral’s second tower – TOWER 2.0 by PLANCONTROL

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

TOWER 2.0 designed by PLANCONTROL wins the first prize at the “A_TA 2010 Architecture Annual” with the contest solution for Antwerp cathedral’s second tower. Tower 2.0 is therefore very much present on its user’s minds, yet it remaining absent for those who chose not to look at it. Daniel Tellman, PLANCONTROL + Project description by […]

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SANDNES / LANTERN | AWP + Atelier Oslo

SANDNES / LANTERN | AWP + Atelier Oslo

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (2)

French-Norwegian team AWP + Atelier Oslo has won the SANDNES / LANTERN international competition. It was opened on the occasion of Stavanger (NO) being european capital of culture, and further nominated for the Mies Van der Rohe prize. The Lantern proposal displays an open roof of such dimension that it becomes the symbol of this […]

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West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

Durst Fetner Residential selects BIG to design 600-unit residential building on W57th Steet in Manhattan, New York. The building is conceived as a cross breed between the Copenhagen courtyard and the New York skyscraper. The communal intimacy of the central urban oasis meets the efficiency, density and panoramic views of the tall tower in a […]

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Timothy Schreiber at Stockholm Furniture Fair + Previous works

Timothy Schreiber at Stockholm Furniture Fair + Previous works

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• February 5, 2011 • Comments (1)

Award-winning London based designer Timothy Schreiber is pleased to announce the launch of the Plooop Chair at the Stockholm Furniture Fair 8-12 February 2011. Succeeding the sleek Plooop Armchair which debuted last year at London’s 100% Design Fair, the Plooop Chair features the unique triple plywood loop formation Schreiber deftly crafts in this series. By […]

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Giò Suspension Lamp | Nemo Cassina Lighting

Giò Suspension Lamp | Nemo Cassina Lighting

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• February 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

Minimalist, neo-decorative, cartoonish, functional, elegant … there are not enough adjectives to describe the characteristics of the novelties that Nemo – Cassina Lighting will be launching at the week of design in Milan. At Poltrona Frau Group’s Milano Design Village (Via Savona 56, Milano), Nemo will present floor and table lamps, wall lamps and suspension […]

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Parametric Bookshelves | Caterina Tiazzoldi / Nuova Ordentra

Parametric Bookshelves | Caterina Tiazzoldi / Nuova Ordentra

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• February 4, 2011 • Comments (2)

The Parametric Bookshelves is designed by Caterina Tiazzoldi and uses advanced digital techniques, developed with the experience as director of the Advanced Research Lab NSU at the School of Architecture at Columbia University, to achieve a formal exploration of new configurations of a bookshelf. +Designer: Caterina Tiazzoldi / Nuova Ordentra | http://www.tiazzoldi.org/

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Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brooks + Scarpa Architects has designed the Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts in Los Angeles, California, USA. The building is inspired by the series of paintings by the British artist Patrick Hughes titled, “Perspectivity”, whose paintings appear to be ever changing and physically moving while being viewed.  At Cherokee the main architectural feature of this project is […]

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Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The several awards winning project Step Up on Fifth by Brooks + Scarpa Architects was designed to accommodate 46 studio apartments, ground level retail space and subterranean parking. The building is loaded with energy-saving and environmentally materials/devices with 71% recycling rate achievement. The front facade is designed with a series of water jet cut aluminum […]

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Interior of Villa in Israel | Hilit Interior Design

Interior of Villa in Israel | Hilit Interior Design

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• February 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

Israeli interior design studio Hilit Interior Design has completed an interior design of a villa in a country region in north of Israel. + Project description by Hilit Interior Design The project includes an interior design of a villa in a country region in north of Israel. Interior design work done by Hilit included close […]

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