Archive for 2012

Hanjie Wanda Square in Wuhan \ UNStudio

Hanjie Wanda Square in Wuhan \ UNStudio

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• May 19, 2012 • Comments (1)

Hanjie Wanda Square is a new luxury shopping plaza located in the Wuhan Central Culture Centre, one of the most important areas of Wuhan City. The multifunctional organisation of the master plan – which includes cultural and tourist facilities as well as commercial, office and residential components – acts as an attractor to the area […]

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Video: Elements by William Kaven Architecture

Video: Elements by William Kaven Architecture

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

William Kaven Architecture announces release of Elements, a short film by Creative Director Daniel Kaven, that was lensed at one of the acclaimed design studio’s dwellings under construction on a dramatic perch in rural Mosier, Oregon. The picture which runs 1m 15s, visually explores Elements in the context of the Columbia River Gorge, an 80 […]

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Kokaistudios wins competition to design Tsinghua Law Library Building

Kokaistudios wins competition to design Tsinghua Law Library Building

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (0)

Kokaistudios has been announced as the winner competition for the new Tsinghua University Law Library located in Beijing, China. The proposal stands out amount the final 5 competing firms including ECUC, RTKL, Zaha Hadid Architects and Zhubo Design Group. The project proposes a reflection on the role of void in structuring functions and programs within […]

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La Peña House \ R-ZERO Arquitectos

La Peña House \ R-ZERO Arquitectos

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• May 17, 2012 • Comments (2)

Sited in Valle de Bravo on a property of 1117 square meters, this house is a project at the bottom of the cliff that highlights and frames the beautiful great lake views from within. Due to the irregular ground where it is located, it has been solved in three levels to also blend into the […]

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Florence Design Week 2012: Russian Design Pavilion

Florence Design Week 2012: Russian Design Pavilion

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Florence Design Week 2012 Russian Design Pavilion Lungarno Collection 22 May – 3 June 2012 Russian Federation will be a special guest of Florence Design Week for the first time. Project aims to promote striking trends of russian contemporary design, introduce europen public to the talented colleagues from Russia whom exhibition and residence will be […]

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U27 Office Building \ Park Associati

U27 Office Building \ Park Associati

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

In January 2012, Milanofiori 2000 srl began work on the building known as U27, that is due for completion and handover to Nestlé Italiana Spa in December 2013. The architectural design by Park Associati is based on an analytical approach to the articulated system of access to the Milanofiori Nord area, the pedestrian walkways and […]

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Desired Sync: [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.5

Desired Sync: [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.5

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designers and Artists in New York City Team up to Develop Projects Addressing Currents Global Issues Wednesday, May 10 – Friday, June 15, 2012 Opening reception and book launch: Wednesday, May 15, 6 – 8pm The Korean Cultural Service New York and the Institute of Multidisciplinarity for Art, Architecture and Design (I:M) are pleased to […]

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Video: 3form New Products 13 Teaser

Video: 3form New Products 13 Teaser

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

3form produced a 30-second teaser of what’s new for 2013. The 30-sec. video gives a first peek at Hint, a collection of panels embossed in Varia Ecoresin that can be compromised of a single-sided texture or mixed-and-matched for a two-sided texture. Thousands of color options are possible, giving designers incredible flexibility and creative options. The […]

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Swisstouches Hotel \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

Swisstouches Hotel \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

HBA, one of the leading global hospitality design firms, created a brand defining design for the new luxury hospitality nameplate. The hotel marks the first Swisstouches property in China bringing contemporary Swiss style to the city of Xi’an. HBA’s inspiration for the property was the Swisstouches brand concept. They were required to implement what the […]

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Cactus \ monocomplex design studio

Cactus \ monocomplex design studio

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

South Korean studio MONOCOMPLEX recently has created the Cactus chair. ‘Cactus‘ is a single sofa which looks similar to a cactus. Its round form without angular forms gives a cozy feeling of a sofa and follows a simple and modern trend. It gives its entire looks very neat by using a bright colored canvas and […]

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