Archive for May, 2011

New book by Bentley Meeker: Light x Design, 20 Years of Lighting

New book by Bentley Meeker: Light x Design, 20 Years of Lighting

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• May 11, 2011 • Comments (1)

+ This guest post is by Bentley Meeker, Celebrity Lighting Expert I may not have designed much in the way of light fixtures (coming soon though) but I do know a thing or two about lighting and our environments. While a lot of emphasis is put on chandeliers, sconces, floor lamps and the like, far […]

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Save the Date: Riverside Museum preview with Zaha Hadid

Save the Date: Riverside Museum preview with Zaha Hadid

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• May 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

SAVE THE DATE 9-10 JUNE 2011 RIVERSIDE MUSEUM GLASGOW SCOTLAND ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW WITH ZAHA HADID In Greater Govan & Glasgow Harbour, UK, the new Riverside Museum by Zaha Hadid architects will replace the Museum of Transport previousy located at the Kelvin Hall. The project started on site in 2007. By late September 2008 the steel skeleton […]

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Ashburton House | PHOOEY Architects

Ashburton House | PHOOEY Architects

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• May 10, 2011 • Comments (3)

Recently completed by Australian architectural practice PHOOEY Architects, this new double storey four bedroom house rests in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. All the public and private spaces have a variety of long views oriented towards the scenic parkland. Depending on the rooms location and aperture, the parkland is captured in a different light. Sunlight […]

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Brisbane Airport competition – Calling for Entries!

Brisbane Airport competition – Calling for Entries!

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• May 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brisbane Airport Corporation working in association with City Lab is pleased to announce BNE: Making Connections: An architecture and urban design competition for Brisbane Airport that is open to all registered Australian architects. If you are interested in entering, please join Andrew and BAC General Property Manager Renaye Peters for the competition briefing, followed by […]

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Narrative in Practice 2011 - Design Symposium

Narrative in Practice 2011 – Design Symposium

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

Narrative in Practice 2011 – Design Symposium 14 creatives explore how they use narrative in their work In London, The symposium draws together a diverse array of practitioners from various disciplines such as architecture, exhibition design, public engagement and participation and interaction design. The speakers will discuss the role narrative plays in their everyday creative […]

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Boundary House | BKK architects

Boundary House | BKK architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

Boundary House by BKK architects is a private house in Melbourne Vic, Australia, the placement of the existing residence on the site presented a series of rather awkward residual spaces. The brief was to increase the size of the residence and retain a sense of landscape. Orientation of the residence meant that the existing kitchen […]

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Beached House | BKK Architects

Beached House | BKK Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

Entering this home begins with the decision to leave the city. The recurring ritual that plays out in the journey to the holiday home is integral to the conception of this house: the car and its contained interior; the stop off for provisions in the last town before arrival; getting out and unchaining the entry […]

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Enclave House | BKK architects

Enclave House | BKK architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

Designed by Australian firm BKK architects, this project has been undertaken for a couple and their children of varying ages. It includes alterations to an existing Edwardian House and a new separate studio to the rear of the site. The house is designed so that the spaces within and around the house will be adaptable […]

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Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

Inktpot Utrecht | OKRA Landscape Architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

The patio as he hart of the railway network Just next to Utrecht Central Station you find ‘De Inktpot’ (the Inkwell), the largest brick building in the Netherlands. More than just a colloquialism or nickname, ‘De Inktpot’ has become a term of endearment for the building. The building is of an imposing size, but with […]

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The Number House | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

The Number House | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

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• May 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

The Number House by Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates is the residential project which is comprising of 4 houses located in Hozumidai, Osaka, Japan. This is a mass-produced type ready-built house often developed on a large scale, and as such, has the advantage of producing entire housing of rows. In many cases, as the appearance […]

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