Archive for March, 2011

Kinetic Robot | Monocomplex Design Group

Kinetic Robot | Monocomplex Design Group

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• March 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

South Korean Seoul-based design studio Monocomplex Design Group has created these creative Kinetic Robots. The object applied with the mechanism induces simple behavior to a person. If the same movement is repeated or the same strength is given for constant time, desired result will come out. A robot contains strong factor of kidult. There is […]

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Graz is UNESCO City of Design!

Graz is UNESCO City of Design!

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• March 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Graz is the first Austrian City of Design! On 16. 03. 2011 the Director – General of UNESCO in Paris, Ms Irina Bokova, officially announced the inclusion of Graz into the international network of creative cities. The designation “City of Design” is not a “title” in the classic sense of the word, but rather an […]

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Dual Cut | Kitmen Keung

Dual Cut | Kitmen Keung

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• March 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Hong Kong designer Kitmen Keung has created a transformable foam block titled Dual Cut, with only two cuts for Belgium design brand Sixinch. Splitting a raw rectangular foam block with only two L-shaped cut lines, Dual Cut is a transformable furniture piece that employs the simplest production processes true to the materials in use with […]

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Home of the Future | LAVA

Home of the Future | LAVA

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (7)

LAVA’s Home of the Future is a showcase for future living, with nature, technology and man in a new harmony. The Home of the Future will start construction in late 2011 on the rooftop of a new furniture mall in Beijing, China. An ETFE geodesic skydome provides a year-round microclimate that opens up the home […]

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Scandinavian Golf Club | Henning Larsen Architects

Scandinavian Golf Club | Henning Larsen Architects

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Henning Larsen Architects has designed the Scandinavian Golf Club located in Farum, Denmark. With its location in the beautiful, hilly landscape of the previous training area of Farum military barracks, the Scandinavian Golf Club comprises an exclusive nature park and golf course of 2 x 18 holes. The architectural vision has been to bridge the […]

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The Wave in Vejle | Henning Larsen Architects

The Wave in Vejle | Henning Larsen Architects

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Wave in Vejle by Henning Larsen Architects is a new unique housing and with its sculptural and organic forms it will become the new landmark of Vejle. With the magnificent location overlooking the promenade and the bay the characteristic building both respects and challenges the potential of the area. During the day the white […]

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Baufeld 10 – HafenCity Hamburg | LOVE architecture & urbanism

Baufeld 10 – HafenCity Hamburg | LOVE architecture & urbanism

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Baufeld 10 is a mixed use building to accommodate 24 apartments, 2 commercial spaces & 1 restaurant located in HafenCity Hamburg, Germany. It was designed by LOVE archi­tec­ture & urban­ism after winning the 1st prize international competition in 2005. Living with a direct view of the port With the HafenCity Hamburg, a new district covering […]

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The new Gerngross! | LOVE archi­tec­ture & urban­ism

The new Gerngross! | LOVE archi­tec­ture & urban­ism

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Austrian architectural practice LOVE architecture & urbanism has completed the refurbishment project – the new Gerngross! located in Styria. 1. Restructuring the Existing Centre The layout of the store was not intuitive. Walkways were complex and confusing, and it was difficult to navigate. To improve this, the layout of the indoor levels (G, 1st, 2nd, […]

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Small Big AP | metroquadrado®

Small Big AP | metroquadrado®

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• March 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portugal-based young architecture and graphic design office metroquadrado® has completed the refurbishment project Small Big AP. + Project description by Susana Saraiva INTRO I know, we all want to do things from scratch so that all our intellectual creativity can be set loose, but the truth is, cities are becoming bigger and bigger every day […]

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BIG won E2 (Ecology + Economy) Timber Competition in Finland

BIG won E2 (Ecology + Economy) Timber Competition in Finland

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• March 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG (DK) + Pirmin Jung Engineers for Wood Constructions (CH) + AOA Anttinen Oiva Architects Ltd (FI) + Vahanen Engineers (FI) + Stora Enso (FI) is the winning team to design a prototype wooden construction system for a pilot project in Kouvola, Finland that will serve as a showcase for the sustainable use of timber […]

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