Archive for July, 2011

Armstrong Place Family + Senior Housing | David Baker + Partners

Armstrong Place Family + Senior Housing | David Baker + Partners

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• July 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

This complex development fills a formerly industrial city block with an innovative housing mix: Affordable urban townhomes to keep growing families in the city and family housing adjacent to senior apartments to prevent seniors from living in isolation. Leading a trend of transit-oriented development along the district’s main business corridor, the development lies just a […]

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Hippo | Vasiliy Butenko

Hippo | Vasiliy Butenko

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• July 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Vasiliy Butenko, the chair’s soft and volumetric shape and size combine beautifully to create clear lines that enhance the attention to design. The volume just below the seat lines suggests an added padding and tremendous comfort. It is easy to see that the shape is reminiscent of kid’s cartoons. The world famous “Kinder […]

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Bubble | Dick Olango / AOAD

Bubble | Dick Olango / AOAD

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• July 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

This is a project where the lighting is a means of defining space in a subtle way. You have the adjustable light bubble as cloud in the space and as cloud is a sign of rain, coolness etc, so does the light bubble help in creating emotions to the room. Abstract This project was a […]

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New Book by Roger Diener, Joseph Abram & Martin Steinmann: DIENER & DIENER

New Book by Roger Diener, Joseph Abram & Martin Steinmann: DIENER & DIENER

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• July 14, 2011 • Comments (1)

An Illuminating New Title on the Internationally Acclaimed Architecture Practice Phaidon is pleased to present the only monograph on the internationally acclaimed Swiss architecture practice of Diener & Diener. With a subtle, sophisticated style that combines intellectually rigorous thinking with an unpretentious, practical approach to design, Diener & Diener are world renowned for their singular […]

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eBay Workplace Initiative | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

eBay Workplace Initiative | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• July 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

As part of the Operational Excellence Initiatives for eBay, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates collaborated with eBay’s internal Workplace Resources Team to develop a series of pilot projects intended to establish a new corporate workplace standard. New modular furniture workstations increase flexibility and allow teams to easily reconfigure their spaces using a standard kit of parts. […]

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Extension of the National Maritime Museum | C.F. Møller Architects

Extension of the National Maritime Museum | C.F. Møller Architects

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (1)

C. F. Møller Architects has designed the extension of The National Maritime Museum in London, Britain’s seventh largest tourist attraction and part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. The new wing, called The Sammy Ofer Wing – named after the international shipping magnate and philanthropist Sammy Ofer, who has funded most of £36.5m extension […]

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Museum of Liverpool | 3XN Architects

Museum of Liverpool | 3XN Architects

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

3XN Architects have recently completed the Museum of Liverpool. Traditional facades often deal with interruptions – windows for example.  I wish to create a holistic kind of architecture, and a patterned façade ties the building together into one sculptural entity.  By creating the pattern into a relief, as we did with the Museum of Liverpool, […]

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High Park | Rojkind Arquitectos

High Park | Rojkind Arquitectos

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (3)

High Park is located on the outskirts of the northern city of Monterrey, Mexico. Surrounded by the Majestic Sierra Madre Oriental Range. The project is designed to take full advantage of its geographic location and to help mitigate the extreme climatic conditions. As a recurring design concern for rojkind arquitectos and as a way of […]

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Residence in Kishigawa | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

Residence in Kishigawa | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates have completed a residence in Kishigawa. The owner of the house is a Sushi chef from Wakayama. Dressed in coveralls most of his spare time, he is a big car lover and a mature man who enjoys both his work and hobby. With masculine clarity, his wishes […]

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Presenting Moving Design's 2011 Call to Action: An Intervention on Bicycle Safety

Presenting Moving Design’s 2011 Call to Action: An Intervention on Bicycle Safety

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Moving Design 2011: An Intervention on Bicycle Safety has begun! The new program is aimed at advancing powerful ideas in response to the need for bicycle safety and awareness in the City of Chicago. During 12 evening sessions over six weeks, 30-40 moving designers/artists will convert design into tangible and real social currency. Participants will […]

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