Archive for February, 2012

FLAXX Chair \ Martin Mostböck

FLAXX Chair \ Martin Mostböck

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

Vienna designer Martin Mostböck has created the FLAXX Chair. The FLAXX Chair is a hybrid design which offers the comfort of a free-swinging chair as well as the functionality of a conventional four-legged chair. The novel structure of the support frame and the combination of advantages from both designs is a contemporary interpretation in both […]

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 CS House \ AH Asociados

CS House \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

This house is located in an area dotted with residential buildings. Building a house that creates an isolated world for its inhabitants requires a simple but determined execution. It has been necessary to make the most of the views by making use of the elevated position of the plot to protect it from the impact […]

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Architecture Studio \ AH Asociados

Architecture Studio \ AH Asociados

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It was necessary to eliminate the divisions in order to obtain a free space on both floors: the offices and the architect’s studio. Inside this free space, the existing structure and the built elements, which have been properly repaired and painted, are visible and add a timeless characteristic which contrasts with the new elements. The […]

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Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

The project, based on an exclusive agreement with the Chinese Government and the National China Geological Society, is for a new international jewelry exhibition and cultural center located adjacent to Beijing Airport. The project, envisioned for domestic and international travelers, leverage synergies between the Chinese jewelry industry, retail and entertainment, creating a single cultural center […]

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Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

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The internal space of this monastic creation turns out to be the prime factor in the intervention since this space is recovered as a staged union of three public rooms, which allow a synthetic knowledge of the constructive process of the monastic complex. To achieve this, the original volumes are recovered by means of new […]

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DRDS wins the competition for South Korea's Land and Housing Corporation

DRDS wins the competition for South Korea’s Land and Housing Corporation

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

DRDS design for South Korea’s Land and Housing Corporation wins international competition. The project, located in Jinju South Korea, was selected among 9 teams competing for a new US320 million corporate headquarters. The vision for the project is to create a new sustainable campus with integrated green architectural design features for a new corporate headquarters […]

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NYC Aids Memorial Park \ estudioOCA urbanism and landscape

NYC Aids Memorial Park \ estudioOCA urbanism and landscape

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• February 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Reason The indiscriminate spread of HIV and AIDS in the early 1980s devastated this thriving urban community. Significant communication barriers caused by stigma and the unknown exacerbated the problem. Our NYC Remembrance Memorial symbolizes the eradication of these barriers while paying homage to past and present victims of this disease, their friends and their […]

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Edged-Lamp \ Maximilian Löw

Edged-Lamp \ Maximilian Löw

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Designed by Maximilian Löw, “Edged-Lamp” is a pendant lamp with a span of one meter. The result of this design is a geometric, industrial-looking lamp, which results from symmetrically arranged surfaces. The construction of the lamp has not only aesthetic aspects, but also offers stability, once all the edges are connected. Before the sheet could […]

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Kookoo Clock + Fatti+in là \ Studio KUADRA

Kookoo Clock + Fatti+in là \ Studio KUADRA

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• February 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Italy-based Studio KUADRA has recently created the Kookoo Clock + Fatti+in là.  Kookoo Clocks are made in Italy by “progetti s.r.l.” + All images courtesy Studio KUADRA

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Municipal Auditorium of Teulada \ Francisco Mangado

Municipal Auditorium of Teulada \ Francisco Mangado

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• February 8, 2012 • Comments (2)

Francisco Mangado has recently completed the Municipal Auditorium of Teulada. Teulada-Moraira is an unusual urban center. Though it is divided into two separate physical units, they belong to a single administrative entity. Located in Alicante, in a valley that descends from the mountains into the sea, the city takes full advantage of the two realities, […]

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