Archive for December, 2012

Paloma \ Tetrarc architects

Paloma \ Tetrarc architects

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in southern France, Nîmes is well known for its exuberant character, its fashionable artists and….. its tumultuous/spectacular storms. Tetrarc has fed on Nîmes’ special identity in order to create the complex dedicated to contemporary music that has just been opened at the entrance to the town between a flying club and a district made […]

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Video: Herzog & de Meuron's parking garage in Miami Beach

Video: Herzog & de Meuron’s parking garage in Miami Beach

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

DigiVision Productions shared with us their production of Herzog & de Meuron‘s raw and sexy parking garage in Miami Beach. The parking garage has transformed a utilitarian structure into art & mix use. It also has ignited world wide conversations about it’s design & use.

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Cuba Lamp \ Studio Archidea Design

Cuba Lamp \ Studio Archidea Design

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designer Tatiana Bortkevica has recently presented her new collection of elegant pendant, wall and floor lamps called Cuba. Being passioned by Cuba- the island of music, sun and colorful architecture, Tatiana decided to implement these ideas into a light object. The shape of the lamp reminds of Cuba’s trimmed architectural columns, which creates a harmonised […]

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Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

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• December 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The clients wanted a new house but not a new neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a small lake. This gave the couple the idea to build their “home and vacation home at the […]

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House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• December 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by Vitor Vilhena Architects, this house is located in South of Portugal, Algarve, Tavira. Here the ocean peeks, while the 400 olive trees surround the house. An old building has to give place to a new one, keeping the two volume-footprint in the soft […]

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LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice \ C+S Associati

LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice \ C+S Associati

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• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by C+S Associati, LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice is the winning entry of an international competition and awarded with the Special Prize of the Gold Medal of Italian Architecture 2012. Inhabited infrastructure The project is a winning entry of an international competition. The building is a graft in the complexity of the Venetian urban […]

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Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

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• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The geometry of the Festival Hall developed from the topographical conditions, placing it in an adequate relationship with the existing Passionsspielhaus. The building’s form and positioning both relate to the impressive landscape setting defi ned by the rock formations in the back, and to the dynamic presence of its neighboring historical counterpart. This existing building […]

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Light Invaders \ Marcin Pogorzelski

Light Invaders \ Marcin Pogorzelski

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• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

“Light Invaders” is a collection of home lamps inspired by a micro insects. Those little invisible creatures are everywhere in our living space. After many years of evolution they are made specially to what is theirs purpose. This is what Marcin Pogorzelski wanted to accomplish designing those lamps. Marcin Pogorzelski’s purpose was to make a […]

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The belTable \ Marcin Pogorzelski

The belTable \ Marcin Pogorzelski

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• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Marcin Pogorzelski, the belTable is project of table based mainly on simplicity. The plan was to minimize every parts of table and make it even easier to put together after unpacked at home. There are 4 parts which are used to create the belTable. Top, Legs, Pegs and Belt. That’s all what you […]

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Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition 'cultural heart and soul'

Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition ‘cultural heart and soul’

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• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Australia’s sixth largest city – the Gold Coast – has announced a global design competition to develop it’s ‘cultural heart and soul’. Designers are being invited for form multi-disciplinary teams ready for the two-stage competition, to be launched in March 2013. Shortlisted teams will each receive $A250,000 to develop their designs. + Summary of steps […]

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