Archive for February, 2012

PEPE Hairstylist Showroom \ POINT

PEPE Hairstylist Showroom \ POINT

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• February 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project wanted to solve some problems of space and logistic that badly characterized the pre-existing rooms, giving the owner the chance to dedicate a single space to each activity scheduled. The focus of this project is the so-called decompression gangway conceived to incline the user towards the Pilates approach. The mood is thus cozy […]

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Dual City Summer Sessions: Milan + Barcelona

Dual City Summer Sessions: Milan + Barcelona

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• February 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

University of the Arts London offers a range of Dual City Summer Courses that begin at either Chelsea College of Art & Design or Wimbledon College of Art and end in either Milan or Barcelona! The Dual City Summer Sessions began in 2006 as a range of practical art and design courses that commence in […]

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Farm at the Wamberg \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

Farm at the Wamberg \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• February 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

A redundant farm building in Berlicum has been transformed into a large family home and an architectural office. The farm, a typical ‘langgevel’ farm where all the entrances and orientation are on the longest façade of the farm, belongs to the estate ‘De Wamberg’ and was built in 1893. In this farm the house and […]

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Great Pier of the Great Lakes \ !melk

Great Pier of the Great Lakes \ !melk

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• February 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Chicago is known for its penchant to “make no little plans” as Daniel Burnham memorably pronounced over a century ago. And so today, Chicago’s most popular attraction, Navy Pier is revisiting Burnham’s legacy as it reimagines its potential as a world class cultural destination. To help realize Navy Pier’s ambitious design goals, a team led […]

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Vacation House \ LMARCHITECTS

Vacation House \ LMARCHITECTS

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The private residence is situated in the outskirts of Monemvasia, Greece, in a high pitch ground with panoramic view to the sea. The functional units of the residence are distributed along a synthetically emphasized axis of movement creating two alternative open spaces allowing a maximum exploitation of the panoramic view and continuity between indoor and […]

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Leucos Solea Light \ Javier Mariscal

Leucos Solea Light \ Javier Mariscal

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Javier Mariscal, this wall/ceiling piece is composed of two overlapping, decorative panels made of handcrafted, rolled glass. Against a glowing glass diffuser, the panels emit a unique, partially subdued brilliance, like that of a half or quarter moon. Panels are available in combinations of grey/black and silk white/opaque white. + Design facts Product: […]

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23rd Biennial of Design - Call for entries

23rd Biennial of Design – Call for entries

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Museum of Architecture and Design has launched an international Call for Entries for the 23rd Biennial of Design – the deadline is 30 March 2012. They are inviting designers, commissioners, manufacturers, academic tutors, students or design organisations to apply the latest design works. If you are interested in this event, visit www.bio.si for more […]

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Catalyst Parking Garage \ inbo

Catalyst Parking Garage \ inbo

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The recently built Catalyst parking garage, designed by Inbo,  is trending within an ambitious international development at Science Park TU/e. The continuous façade of framed stretched metal elements enables natural ventilation of the garage. Influenced by the ever changing daylight, the representation of the semi-transparent skin provides the building with a welcome dynamic expression. Leading […]

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Casa Gavion \ Colectivo MX

Casa Gavion \ Colectivo MX

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• February 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

Emotional Architecture in Casa Gavión, Following the Path set by Luis Barragán I believe in an emotional architecture. Luis Barragán Barragán reinvented Mexican modern architecture with sensuous aesthetics, vivid colors, attention to spaces and light, while accentuating the building’s natural surroundings. Casa Gavión by architectural studio ColectivoMX tries to evoke that emotional architecture. The use […]

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Finn House \ WoodWoodWard Architecture

Finn House \ WoodWoodWard Architecture

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• February 24, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled in amongst the banksia trees and coastal scrub on the Silverleaves foreshore is a pair of glistening red fins – a bold response to the client’s brief for a “grand gesture on limited means.” Reminiscent of a Richard Serra sculpture, the two striking red glazed-brick blade walls slice through the site, organising program into […]

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