Archive for October, 2011

"Talking Homes", Lyons hosts discussion for Melbourne Architecture Annual

“Talking Homes”, Lyons hosts discussion for Melbourne Architecture Annual

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• October 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Melbourne-based architectural practice Lyons has brought together a panel of leading architects and designers to discuss the central theme of this year’s Melbourne Architecture Annual, What makes a home? The panel discussion, “Talking Homes“, will take place at Lyons’ Bourke Street office on 25 October and will feature; Jill Garner, Victoria’s Associate Government Architect; Dr […]

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Loef \ Studio Toer

Loef \ Studio Toer

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• October 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Netherlands-based Studio Toer designed the new autonomous sunscreen called Loef. Without sun Loef stands still. When sunshine is collected by the solar panels at the top, Loef starts spinning. The flexible arms open and a shade appears underneath them. + Designer: Studio Toer | http://www.studiotoer.com/ + Project by Studio Toer

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Shortlisted for new engineering campus, University building of Cyprus \ BM3 Architecture

Shortlisted for new engineering campus, University building of Cyprus \ BM3 Architecture

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• October 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

BM3 Architecture was recently placed for an International Competition for a new Faculty of Engineering at the University of Cyprus. The brief for this project was to produce a sustainable master plan the new University Building in Cyprus with opportunity for future expansion. This involved designing several buildings that include a Structural & Earthquake engineering […]

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Salewa International Headquarters \ Cino Zucchi Architetti + Park Associati

Salewa International Headquarters \ Cino Zucchi Architetti + Park Associati

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• October 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Cino Zucchi Architetti + Park Associati recently have completed the new Salewa International Headquarters located in Bolzano, Italy. + Read more about plans, elevations, sections and renderings in our earlier story. The new Salewa Headquarters, one of the most prominent manufacturers in Bolzano, is situated in an exceptional location adjacent to the Bolzano […]

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Time guards \ Manfred Kielnhofer

Time guards \ Manfred Kielnhofer

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• October 15, 2011 • Comments (1)

The Festival of Lights is one of the largest illumination festivals in the world. Every year for twelve days in October, Berlin’s world-famous landmarks and monuments are dressed in spectacular light. German and international artists and lighting designers present extraordinary illuminations, light art and creative designs. The festival is accompanied by numerous cultural events, all […]

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Dassault Systemes Design Challenge: Taxi for Prague

Dassault Systemes Design Challenge: Taxi for Prague

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• October 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Visitor Concept Wins International Designer Competition for Prague Taxi Diego García, Spain, has become the winner of the Dassault Systèmes Design Challenge with his concept named ‘Visitor’. The participants were given the task to design a new taxi for Prague. The second place in the competition – held under the auspices of the Mayor […]

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Anisotropia at China National Museum \ Orproject

Anisotropia at China National Museum \ Orproject

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• October 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

Orproject have just completed the installation Anisotropia, which will be on show at the China National Museum, Tian An Men, Beijing, until the 17th of October 2011. A FROZEN PIECE OF MUSIC Anisotropia is based on Klavierstück I, a composition for piano by Orproject director Christoph Klemmt. The piano piece uses a twelve tone row […]

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ComeQuandoFuoriPiove \ Studio 06

ComeQuandoFuoriPiove \ Studio 06

• October 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

ComeQuandoFuoriPiove is a stool made up of six cards of metal what representing a house of cards; it’s also a magazine rack because under the seat (ace of hearts) there are three compartments where you can put books, magazines and newspapers. More modules can be joined together to form a library with shape of a […]

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Trilux Pavillion \ Future Cities Lab

Trilux Pavillion \ Future Cities Lab

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• October 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed and installed by Future Cities Lab, TRILUX is an experimental construction of three vertical wooden lattice structures that create an illuminated beacon anchoring the corner of the site and invite the neighborhood to participate in the museum activities that take place inside of it. TRILUX is fabricated by combining traditional steam-bending techniques with CNC […]

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Carmencita + Applique à Volet Pivotant + Corazones \ Nemo Cassina Lighting

Carmencita + Applique à Volet Pivotant + Corazones \ Nemo Cassina Lighting

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• October 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

With Christmas just around the corner, Nemo – Cassina Lighting captures the needs of stressed people trying to find the perfect gift for all their friends and family and pragmatically suggests three different lamps for three different characters, three solutions full of personality and style. For connoisseurs: part of the “Classici” collection by Nemo – […]

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