Archive for August, 2012

Elwood Townhouses \ Marcus O'Reilly Architects

Elwood Townhouses \ Marcus O’Reilly Architects

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (1)

Marcus O’Reilly Architects, a St. Kilda based practice, is proud to announce that their project 19 Ruskin Street, Elwood is the recent winner of both “Best New Development 1-5 storeys” and “Best Sustainable Development” in the Annual City of Port Phillip Design and Development Awards. This 5 unit medium-density housing development been designed to contribute […]

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CIRRUS, FLORA, IRIS & ZEBRA for DIZAJNO

CIRRUS, FLORA, IRIS & ZEBRA for DIZAJNO

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• August 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

DIZAJNO has launched the CIRRUS, FLORA, IRIS & ZEBRA. The primary idea was light. Light consisting of colors. The colours in the everyday people’s life. The contrast of comfort and discomfort. The sun and the rain. That’s what all of us experience … Lubo Majer, designer Upholstered chairs are possible to combine and create larger sofa. Traditional upholstery composition […]

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Black Dove Chair \ Baltasar Portillo

Black Dove Chair \ Baltasar Portillo

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• August 13, 2012 • Comments (0)

Baltasar Portillo, a Salvadoran Sculptor, has created the Black Dove Chair (wrought iron powder coat), which will be on exhibit by Outdoorz Gallery during Paris Design Week. Baltasar Portillo, intends to intersect between art and design by creating sculptural functional pieces. Transparency is a major characteristic in his work creating pieces that are subtle accents […]

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Kee's Chocolates by slo.vis and et al. collaborative

Kee’s Chocolates by slo.vis and et al. collaborative

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• August 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Kee’s Chocolates has established itself as a premier destination for chocolate in NYC. After nearly ten years as a neighborhood staple, Kee’s has commissioned Architects slo.vis and et al. collaborative with a complete redesign of the Soho store. A vertical wood panel system lines one wall from floor to ceiling. A series of offset wooden […]

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Entrance hall in Shibuya \ TRES-ARCHITECTS OFFICE

Entrance hall in Shibuya \ TRES-ARCHITECTS OFFICE

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• August 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

TRES-ARCHITECTS OFFICE had a design of the entrance hall in Shibuya, Tokyo. Float in the air reception counter. Reception counter in the entrance hall of 4 companies share related to mobile communications. These companies have been developing software and hardware for the expansion of mobile communications in the future, while there are some elements that […]

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Mascotelos House \ ER Studio - Eric Rodrigues Arquitecto

Mascotelos House \ ER Studio – Eric Rodrigues Arquitecto

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• August 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project of a dwelling house in Mascotelos sees on its terrain a conceptual opportunity as well as a circumstance to which it cannot escape: a narrow lot with a slope of three meters between the two fronts, in a relatively rural environment. The accessibility is solved in fronts, an automotive access to the ground […]

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Organic Scapes and Architecture designed "Living Aleutian Home Design Competition"

Organic Scapes and Architecture designed “Living Aleutian Home Design Competition”

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

The shape of the building’s footprint is a direct result from wind studies. By combining the different wind charts, we arrived at the conclusion that the proper orientation and exterior shape should be modeled according to the direction of prevailing winds. This method prevents the structure from acting on strong wind loads, therefore avoiding friction […]

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The Heavy Rabbit \ Bongo Design

The Heavy Rabbit \ Bongo Design

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Bongo Design has designed the Heavy Rabbit. The Heavy Rabbit is a exceptional piece of modern furniture. Each of the 31 steel elements is hand bended and welded together into a structural form with storage capabilities. + Designer: Bongo Design

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Ty Pren Eco-House \ Feilden Fowles

Ty Pren Eco-House \ Feilden Fowles

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in the midst of the Brecon Beacons, South Wales, this new build house was designed as an exemplar model of sustainable domestic architecture. It combines a passive solar design strategy, locally sourced materials and a vernacular form. The site lies within a conservation area and Green Field site on the border of the Brecon […]

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Polish Countryside Home \ UGO architecture

Polish Countryside Home \ UGO architecture

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• August 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

A house designed for a four-person family (two plus two). For people who value privacy and dream of a cottage which would be in harmony with the surroundings, but modern and unique at the same time. The house has been designed on a parcel of 2,000 square metres, adjacent to an old orchard to the […]

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