Archive for November, 2012

Brick Wall House \ 123DV architecture

Brick Wall House \ 123DV architecture

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• November 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by 123DV architecture, this house is the result of the exceptional conditions of the context. It is squeezed between a five story apartment block and a semi classical house with a gabled roof. An abstract wall guarantees privacy towards the neighbouring apartment. The stacking of blocks is an abstract metaphor for the layered composition […]

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Upcycling Pavilion \ BNKR Arquitectura

Upcycling Pavilion \ BNKR Arquitectura

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• November 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Expo CIHAC is the biggest annual architecture and construction exhibition in Latin America. Like many other exhibitions, it creates large-scale contamination due to the excess waste it generates. Almost all the pavilions of the different brands and products related to the architecture and construction industry, end up in the trash. Deeply concerned by this, we […]

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Sidekick Stool \ Timothy John

Sidekick Stool \ Timothy John

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• November 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Thanks is proud to release the ‘Sidekick Stool’, designed by Mt. Maunganui-based furniture designer Timothy John for the Thanks retail stores. The Sidekick is visually light, unimposing and is easily incorporated into any space. It is inspired by the silhouette of a glass science beaker, resembling a 3D line drawing of its form. As the […]

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LEAN Bookshelf \ Monocomplex design studio

LEAN Bookshelf \ Monocomplex design studio

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (2)

We always put books on a bookshelf uprightly, but when looking at them, casually, we see them falling down, again. Unlike normal bookshelves, ‘LEAN Bookshelf’ has the bottom which inclines to keep books uprightly. It has bilateral symmetry and towers over, based on the central point. Therefore, it is possible to load books without difficulty. […]

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Festka Bicycles presents a unique kickstarter Project 200

Festka Bicycles presents a unique kickstarter Project 200

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

After two years of development, Festka Bicycles presents an ultimate carbon frame. Carbon couplings are used to connect tubes, which allows for tailor-made construction. The carbon tubes are a result of cooperation with CompoTech, a company which focuses on advanced solutions from sports to robotics. Using carefully-selected composition of high-strength fibres, the new tubes set […]

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Upper Duncan Estates \ MAD(E) IN MUMBAI architects

Upper Duncan Estates \ MAD(E) IN MUMBAI architects

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The project deals with redevelopment of eighteen plots in the inner city of Mumbai, ad measuring almost 250m of length. The length of the site is expressed through a 250m long linear built form, which grows with acquisition of subsequent plots. The building expands over three phases leaving appropriate recreational grounds to handle the density […]

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H + City Project \ EGA to Masterplan

H + City Project \ EGA to Masterplan

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

Designed by EGA, the H+ city renewal project in Helsingborg, Swedenhas won the WAN AWARD URBAN REGENERATION 2012. Jury : Alan Thompson, Head of Design Review at the Design Council Biljana Savic, Urban Programme Manager for The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community Richard Brown, Director, Keith Williams Architects Comments from the Jury: It was Erik Giudice […]

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New Approach Project \ Jorge Penadés Serrano

New Approach Project \ Jorge Penadés Serrano

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• November 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

New Approach: the celebration of geometry as an aesthetic act. The New Approach project was born as a challenge to develop stimulating items with an essentially geometrical system that can be redefined with every new piece. I understand space as a shifting entity. Lines merge to create planes, planes join and become volume, volume changes […]

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Competition Entry: Daegu Library / Holm Architecture Office

Competition Entry: Daegu Library / Holm Architecture Office

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Daegu Library site is situated in the heart of city of Daegu, the 3rd largest city in South Korea. With the design of the Daegu library we wanted to fully embrace the expanding role of the modern library as a center of both knowledge and community. By reversing the traditional library layout, moving the […]

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House Rehabilitation in Bellaterra / YLAB Arquitectos

House Rehabilitation in Bellaterra / YLAB Arquitectos

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

YLAB Arquitectos recently has completed the House Rehabilitation in Bellaterra. The project consists of the rehabilitation of a one family house and its outdoor space located in the beautiful residential area of Bellaterra, in Cerdanyola del Vallès; closed to Barcelona and in the surroundings of the Collserola natural park. The owners, a family passionate about […]

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