Archive for September, 2011

SHH revamps Café Liberty at Liberty's Regent Street store

SHH revamps Café Liberty at Liberty’s Regent Street store

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• September 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Architects and designers SHH have revamped Café Liberty, the 60-cover, second floor restaurant at London’s iconic Liberty department store on Regent Street, which was originally constructed in 1924 using the timbers of two ships (HMS Impregnable and HMS Hindustan). The fast-turnaround, tight-budget project was commissioned by the leisure creative team at Compass Group UK & […]

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IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by dagli + atélier d’architecture, IANUS & IANA are two apartment buildings in Steinsel, in the northern outskirts of Luxembourg-City, with a total of 30 apartments. The project was based on a competition in 2008. Our proposition was chosen because of the architectural concept behind the buildings. Our conception is based on two characters […]

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Disco \ Ana Relvao

Disco \ Ana Relvao

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

Ana Relvao is a Portuguese designer working in Munique (Germany), she has recently designed Disco, a tiny medal made in polished steel. This piece is now on exhibition, at Objectos Reflectidos, where some new portuguese designers are being showed, as part of EXD’11/Lisboa. + Designer: Ana Relvao

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"architects.Doing Other Things" by Chicago Women in Architecture

“architects.Doing Other Things” by Chicago Women in Architecture

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

“Architects.Doing Other Things” art exhibit is organized and curated by the Chicago Women in Architecture. This exhibit is part of Chicago Artists Month 2011, the sixteenth annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant visual art community. The opening is on Thursday, October 6, 5:30pm – 9 pm, at Ross barney architects, 10 W Hubbard Street, Chicago. It […]

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HUTOPOLIS - A generative lab for urban evolution in Beijing Design Week 2011

HUTOPOLIS – A generative lab for urban evolution in Beijing Design Week 2011

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

“Hutopolis” is a research program that aims to investigate new boundaries for the urban development in China. The study intends to re-use and enhance the existing urban framework and networks as a key idea to generate a new evolution of the city. Hutopolis at Beijing Design Week is a retrospective on the urban condition of […]

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BRANCH  dining table \ Marc Th. van der Voorn

BRANCH dining table \ Marc Th. van der Voorn

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch designer Marc Th. van der Voorn has recently designed the BRANCH dining table. The tabletop seems to float above the legs. All steel parts are black oxided to protect them and to give them a nice mat finish. This table is made with beautiful craftsmanship. + Designer: Marc Th. van der Voorn | http://www.marcvandervoorn.nl […]

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Shelter for IDS West 2011 in Vancouver Convention Centre \ molo

Shelter for IDS West 2011 in Vancouver Convention Centre \ molo

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

An installation produced and presented by molo involving four artist/designers – David Ullock, Zoe Garred, Hanahlie Beisle and Joshua Van Dyke – occupying the spaces in and around softshelter (a system for creating personal space within a larger shelter) to create an intimate community of individual viewing galleries. shelter will be exhibited from September 29 […]

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Fraunhofer Portugal \ Pedra Silva Architects

Fraunhofer Portugal \ Pedra Silva Architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Pedra Silva Architects have just completed the new office for the german institute Fraunhofer in Oporto, Portugal. Fraunhofer Portugal is a non-profit private research association and is part of the German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organization for applied research in Europe. Although not familiar to the general public, Fraunhofer is responsible for many important innovations, including, […]

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DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural practice HPP architects designed the DFB Football Museum in the city center of Dortmund in neighbourhood to the main station, Germany. The new museum will have about 7000 m² GFA and 2.400 m² exhibition space. Scheduled on construction in 2012 and completion in 2014. + Architect: HPP architects | http://www.hpp.com/

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Prinsengracht Amsterdam \ Guy Jacobs & Felix van Asch van Wijck

Prinsengracht Amsterdam \ Guy Jacobs & Felix van Asch van Wijck

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• September 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Amsterdam is well known for its cultural heritage and historical significance. This unique apartment of 400m² across one level is located at the Prinsengracht. The six window wide view is very uncommon in the city centre of Amsterdam. The apartment is located in a building with typical neck gables and was build in the first […]

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