Archive for April, 2011

Second Lecture & Calender of SPD Design Talks 2011

Second Lecture & Calender of SPD Design Talks 2011

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• April 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The first lecture was successfully held on 23 March 2011 by Sergio Menichelli \ Studio FM Milano. Here is the second schedule that will be held on Wednesday, 4 May, 6.30 p.m. Nicolas Bourquin \ Onlab Nicolas Bourquin is founder and creative director of Onlab, a Swiss graphic design agency based in Berlin, Germany. Onlab […]

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Desk Design Collaboration Between Acura & Studio Dror

Desk Design Collaboration Between Acura & Studio Dror

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• April 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Here is the limited-edition desk, in collaboration between Acura and Studio Dror, the desk was inspired by the luxury automaker’s role in “Thor,” the new Marvel film starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins. The desk will be on display at DDCLAB, New York in May this year. Designed with the iconic Marvel S.H.I.E.L.D. […]

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N House | TOFU

N House | TOFU

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect TOFU has created the N House located in villa subdivision areas in Otsu, Shiga, Japan. There are rich natural environments with Lake Biwa in the southeast and Mount Hira in the northwest, so in the first stage, TOFU have decided to use cedar panels as exterior materials. The exterior wall is colored with […]

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Y House | TOFU

Y House | TOFU

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

Y House is a small house designed by Japanese architect TOFU in Obama, Fukui, Japan. There is a vacant lot around the site. So, by creating a large window on the second floor, it is possible to see paddy fields, mountains, sky and feel to spread over a floor area. This plan has high ceilings […]

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Foster + Partners' Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

Foster + Partners’ Citic Bank Hangzhou Branch Headquarters breaks ground construction commenced

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

New CITIC headquarters tower in Hangzhou breaks ground construction has commenced on Foster + Partners’ first project in Hangzhou, China, with a sustainable, landmark headquarters tower for CITIC Bank. The tower has a prominent location in Hangzhou, next to one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks – our challenge has been to create a new […]

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STUD - Dining Table for Odesi | Marc Th. van der Voorn

STUD – Dining Table for Odesi | Marc Th. van der Voorn

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• April 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

Inspired by a tripod stand, Dutch designer Marc Th. van der Voorn has created the STUD Dining Table for Odesi that applied its stability and standing pattern to his new modern dining table design, they are beautifully made with craftsmanship. + Technical data / credits Designer: Marc Th. van der Voorn Dimensions: length 200 or […]

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Dorsey Residence | Coates Design

Dorsey Residence | Coates Design

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• April 27, 2011 • Comments (2)

Coates Design has designed the Dorsey Residence in Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA. This custom island house symbolizes its owner. From the outside, the home is an anonymous, almost austere, monumental concrete facade anchored deep into the hillside on a waterfront property. Much of the home is hidden behind the two-story concrete face. Upon entering, it […]

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Rita Atkinson Residences | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Rita Atkinson Residences | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• April 27, 2011 • Comments (1)

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, in partnership with Webcor Builders, has recently completed a nine-story, 226-unit residence hall that anchors UC San Diego’s new medical school campus. Faced with a projected increase in the enrollment of graduate and professional students, a shortfall of on-campus residences, and the goal of housing half of the student population in […]

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Being Development launched 6 prefabricated modular homes in The Netherlands

Being Development launched 6 prefabricated modular homes in The Netherlands

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• April 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Dutch supplier of prefabricated modular homes – Being Development, has recently launched 6 being homes in The Netherlands. Designed by Nanne de Ru from Powerhouse, the homes are produced off-site, thus reducing waste (only 2% of waste can’t be recycled), high efficiency and offering the contractors a healthy environment to work in. BEING DEVELOPMENT […]

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House A | Takeshi Hamada

House A | Takeshi Hamada

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• April 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takeshi Hamada recently has completed the Narrow House in downtown, Abeno-ward, Osaka, JAPAN. Background, Atmosphere The location is Abeno-ward Osaka, JAPAN. Though it is a superb location just 10 minutes from Tennoji Station, it is in the downtown streets filled with traditional emotion, there are traditional  tenement houses, old houses and shops, just […]

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