Archive for May, 2011

Open House | Architects EAT

Open House | Architects EAT

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• May 16, 2011 • Comments (3)

Open House is an Australian house designed by Architects EAT. The internal planning strategies are devoted to the layering of spaces, and orchestrating the sequences in a mise-en-scene liked methodology. Architects EAT have opened up the interior, got rid of the original rabbit warren internal walls, and starting from the dramatic suspended black raw steel […]

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Loft in Paris | NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio

Loft in Paris | NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Paris-based firm NZI Architectes + Sandra de Giorgio, this loft has been transformed from a 50m² artist’s workshop (13m long x 3.5m wide x 5m high) to a compact living and sleeping spaces. Due to tight space, NZI Architectes has clearly defined the spaces by changing the level and also provided a sleeping […]

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Junk Chair Project | Monocomplex Design Group

Junk Chair Project | Monocomplex Design Group

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

South Korean Monocomplex design group has created the ‘Junk Chair Project‘ . ‘Junk Chair Project‘  is a work emphasizing the importance of design concept. Using plastic chair which can be frequently seen around, it was intended to figure out the identity as designer or a human while experiencing the course of objective introduction of one’s […]

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New book by Morphosis - Combinatory Urbanism: The Complex Behavior of Collective Form

New book by Morphosis – Combinatory Urbanism: The Complex Behavior of Collective Form

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Stray Dog Café will release new book by Thom Mayne (founder of Morphosis architects) “Combinatory Urbanism: the complex behavior of collective form”. This book explores new directions and approaches to urban planning and design. In the PREFACE, Architecture and urban planning have changed dramatically in the past few decades, not only as separate disciplines and […]

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Eighty-Fifth Street Residence | Neal Beckstedt Studio

Eighty-Fifth Street Residence | Neal Beckstedt Studio

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (1)

New York-based boutique design firm Neal Beckstedt Studio recently has completed a model apartment at The Lucida on East 86th Street. In designing the 5-bedroom apartment, Beckstedt faced two interlocking challenges: giving the place a contemporary slant in keeping with the architecture of the building and creating spaces that would appeal to a range of […]

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Redesign for new city hall in Borgaro Torinese | STUDIO 06

Redesign for new city hall in Borgaro Torinese | STUDIO 06

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Italian firm STUDIO 06, this project is to redesign a new city hall in Borgaro Torinese, near Turin, Italy. + Architect: STUDIO 06 srl (Roberto Guadrini, Massimo Guglielmotto, Paolo Mattiolo) + Collaborator: Roberto Raglia + All images courtesy STUDIO 06

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Krea Art Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

Krea Art Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Spanish firm Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura has recently completed Krea Art Centre in Spain. The solution proposed for the Art Centre is basically articulated around a dialogue between the old convent and the new building. A building-corridor winds next to the old building and goes over it to end up inside the cloister. It is conceived […]

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Puzzle Rug IMPERIAL | Nauris Kalinauskas

Puzzle Rug IMPERIAL | Nauris Kalinauskas

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

One of the most famous Lithuanian designer Nauris Kalinauskas has designed the Puzzle Rug IMPERIAL. Forget the moment of disappointment when the rug you chose failed to fit the place you prepared for it because it was too long, too short, or too wide…Contraforma Studio offers a solution to this problem – Imperial – the […]

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Think Brick Awards 2011: Open until May 31st

Think Brick Awards 2011: Open until May 31st

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

This is about 2 weeks left for Think Brick Awards 2011 entries, have you submitted yours? The Think Brick Awards for 2011 is one of the richest design awards in Australia, it is not too late for architects and students to submit an innovative brick design for a chance to win the About Face Student […]

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Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

Church in Piacenza | Studio KUADRA

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• May 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

As documents they recount the millennial history , ancient and modern, which is renewed in the modernity of the forms and the faith which is recalled though prayer. Enrico Tealdi As befits its central role in the community, this Church is a Landmark and point of congregation for all in the area of Piacenza. The […]

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