Archive for 2012

Installation for Venice Biennale 2012 by Valerio Olgiati

Installation for Venice Biennale 2012 by Valerio Olgiati

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Valerio Olgiati recently completed an installation for the 2012 Venice Biennale (Commond Ground, curated by David Chipperield). + Pictographs – Statements of contemporary architects For the installation I asked 41 contemporary architects to select images that refer to something important for their work or for them as practitioners. Architects whom I consider to be the most unique working […]

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MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

Leading experiential design agency MET Studio has created an exciting 3D brand experience exhibit for EDF, the official partner of and electricity supplier to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, housed in a purpose-built Pavilion (designed by architects Schmidhuber) within the London 2012 Olympic Park. MET Studio joined a team of leading European creatives on the […]

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Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The monumental, abstract shape of the wall, which is made of local oak wood, separates fantasy from reality. When the audience enters the building, they move from a natural landscape into the realm of the perform-ing arts. ALA Architects The Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand by the young Finnish office ALA Architects represents this […]

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Cinema - Studio des Ursulines \ h2o Architectes

Cinema – Studio des Ursulines \ h2o Architectes

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Founded in 1925, by the actors Armand Tallier and Laurence Myrga, the Studio des Ursulines became the first cinema for art house film in France. Today, this theater continues it’s tradition by catering to the younger Parisian public by providing a locale to discover cinema in it’s many facettes. The small theater offers selective programming […]

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Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled at the foot of a wooded hillside, the two-story, 30,250-square-foot Los Gatos Library provides a visual connection between the Town’s historic Pageant Park and the adjacent Civic Center. The design concept is based on the lantern, which in architectural terms suggests an open, light-filled structure. Daytime illumination optimizes the use of natural daylight, with […]

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Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Crabills bought the five-acre property near Hillsborough, NC, with the intention of building a simple, modern home in a clearing amidst a lush forest. They wanted the house to disturb the natural environment as little as possible and accommodate local wildlife.   Our clients asked us to design a unique live/work house that inspire […]

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Care \ Simon Michel

Care \ Simon Michel

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• September 15, 2012

German designer Simon Michel designed the “Care”. The Problem Infrared thermometers are becoming more and more popular: The Fiber measuring is just quicker. But the measuring accuracy depends on the person who measures. A incorrect handling could result in a measuring difference from more then one degree Celsius. The inspiration and concept Everybody put headphones […]

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StudioKami's Studioloft in Lanificio Roma

StudioKami’s Studioloft in Lanificio Roma

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

StudioKami shared with us their recent completed project in Lanificio Roma - Studioloft , which the opening will be on 16 Oct 2012. + All images courtesy StudioKami

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NM Apartment \ Paul Kaloustian Architect

NM Apartment \ Paul Kaloustian Architect

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The basic approach is to eliminate the existing layout of the apartment and to focus on intensifying its potentials. The NM apartment enjoys unique views on to the Mediterranean sea from one side and the dense fabric of the Gemayze district from the other, which we enhanced by opening up the facades to allow total […]

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Lath Lamps for Atelier-D \ Jonathan Dorthe

Lath Lamps for Atelier-D \ Jonathan Dorthe

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Montreal based Jonathan DORTHE designed the Lath Lamps for Atelier-D. These architectural lamps are made from a thin laser-cut plywood, assembled to create volume. The horizontal bands can be made from dark leather to contrast the light structure, or can be made of a wood veneer, which creates a warm lantern effect. The lamps are […]

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