Archive for June, 2011

Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The programme of requirements includes a terminal building, a control tower, and two spaces for storages. Given their size, none of these elements were obvious candidates to represent a new airport. The strategy pursued therefore seeked to link the three programmes by means of a common visual element that avoids the impression that a strange […]

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Gran Casino Costa Brava | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Gran Casino Costa Brava | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (1)

Last week, Lamp Lighting Awards 2011 for ARCHITECTURAL EXTERIOR LIGHTING has been awarded to Gran Casino Costa Brava. (Please click here to the award page) the use of light as a projective tool, another element of architecture both in its natural and artificial angle that is effectively integrated in the structure itself and generates threedimensionality […]

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GEO Magnetic | Hyungwoo Uhm

GEO Magnetic | Hyungwoo Uhm

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• June 20, 2011 • Comments (1)

Design for Geometrical-Shaped Desk Lamp Using Magnetism This style is characterized by simplicity and intended to be functioned by magnetic force. And it also drastically excludes the digital-styled switches and high-technological decorative elements. Electric power is supplied through the rail holding up the head lamp and the head lamp can go up and down by […]

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Water Filtration Plant in the Venice Lagoon | C+S Associati

Water Filtration Plant in the Venice Lagoon | C+S Associati

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• June 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

An infrastructure becomes landscape design. Located in the Nortehrn Lagoon Park north of Venice, on the southeastern edge of Sant’Erasmo island, the new water filtration plant is part of the general urban and environmental upgrading of the island that the Magistrato alle Acque di Venezia is implementing through the Consorzio Venezia Nuova, within the context […]

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Public Art Project on Tour in Basel | Manfred Kielnhofer

Public Art Project on Tour in Basel | Manfred Kielnhofer

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• June 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

Shared by Austrian designer Manfred Kielnhofer. The “Light Guards” project is further developed and become a ghost car touring in Basel art show during June 15 – 19 2011. Art 42 Basel is the world’s premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin […]

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'Foundouk' series | Project HOLO

‘Foundouk’ series | Project HOLO

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• June 18, 2011 • Comments (1)

HOLO, an experimental design collaboration formed by Australian designers Christopher Thomas and Michael Travalia have launched their third furniture collection at DMY Berlin, the Berlin design festival , May 1st – 5th. The collection is called the ‘foundouk‘ series and is inspired by a design jam session the designers took in  Morocco. It features a […]

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London 2012 Olympic torch... a high-tech cheese-grater?

London 2012 Olympic torch… a high-tech cheese-grater?

• June 18, 2011 • Comments (2)

London will host the Olympics once more in 2012 and there are obvious changes that are being made all over the metropolis.  Design duo BarberOsgerby have been given the enormous challenge and honour of designing the torch that will carry the flame from Land’s End in Cornwall all over the UK ending in London ready […]

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Bay Ship and Yacht Company | estudioOCA / Omg

Bay Ship and Yacht Company | estudioOCA / Omg

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• June 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

This project serves as an extension of the Bay Trail, part of what will be a 500-mile network of bicycle and walking trails connecting 47 cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. This section begins at the Alameda Ferry station and continues through an industrial corridor, along the property of the Bay Ship and Yacht […]

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Emeryville Marina | estudioOCA / Omg

Emeryville Marina | estudioOCA / Omg

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• June 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Located on San Francisco Bay, in the East Bay city of Emeryville, the marina provides unprecedented views of the Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate bridge, the San Francisco city skyline, Alcatraz, and Angel Island. The marina was originally built on landfill and had compacted several feet over the years, causing flooding of the Bay Trail […]

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Drava River 2012 Maribor Slovenia | estudioOCA

Drava River 2012 Maribor Slovenia | estudioOCA

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• June 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Proposed by estudioOCA, this riverfront redevelopment project provides a range of possibilities and aims to improve urban life and spatial appropriation. There are no grand gestures; areas remain open, often surprising, and spatially generous. The project invites residents to take a walk with children along the river, go fishing, stop under the trees of Lent […]

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