Archive for 2012

Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Spira has four different performing arts venues: a main concert hall that seats 910, a 450-seat theater, a 200-seat black box, and a 200-seat café stage. The building is situated on an artificial peninsula jutting out into Lake Munksjön, right in the center of downtown Jönköping. The layout follows from a foyer that opens to […]

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WAFELEK wall unit \ WAMHOUSE

WAFELEK wall unit \ WAMHOUSE

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (0)

Poland-based design studio WAMHOUSE recently has created the  new wall unit “WAFELEK”.  

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Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (2)

The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]

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Missix \ Di Marzio Design

Missix \ Di Marzio Design

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Missix by Di Marzio Design_Where opposites attract – even in design: Missix is a small armchair made of rotational moulded polythene and featuring a fully modern and clean design. And yet its soul looks back at the mysterious Minoan spirals from Santorini. Missix’s name comes from its unique heavy-rounded, number six shape. This small armchair […]

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Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners

Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW MUSIC BUILDING FOR NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Groundbreaking for new home of Bienen School of Music to be held in May Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the signature building that will be the new home of Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music and provide additional space for the School of Communication […]

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Manhattan Mountain \ Ju-Hyun Kim

Manhattan Mountain \ Ju-Hyun Kim

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Recent news coverage for the 7-acre parcel, Manhattan’s biggest undeveloped, publicly owned development site south of 96th Street, has provided the chance to contemplate many important urban issues. Firstly, are we taking full advantage of this great opportunity to develop a vast land in the heart of Manhattan, or just limiting our imagination under current […]

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HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab

HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Future Cities Lab recently completed speculative interactive proposal: HYDRAMAX. The drawings and interactive model are currently on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as part of their ‘Utopian Impulse’ show. HYDRAMAX proposes a radical rethinking of the relationship of San Francisco to its waterfront post sea-level rise as a machinic, biotic and productive […]

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FAI-FAH \ Spark

FAI-FAH \ Spark

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Fai-Fah, which means “light energy”, is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme initiated in April 2010 by TMB Bank. The programme acts as a catalyst for change in Thai society through working with underprivileged children and teenagers in their community using the arts as a vehicle for self-development and creative thinking. In October 2010, Spark […]

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Starhill Gallery \ Spark

Starhill Gallery \ Spark

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

Starhill Gallery is perhaps Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic shopping mall, featuring an extraordinary array of luxury shops and fine dining restaurants. Spark’s design proposal dealt with the reinvention of the existing façade of Starhill Gallery facing Bukit Bintang. This reinvention of Starhill Gallery is designed by Stephen Pimbley, founding director of Spark and the architect […]

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Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2012: Area Declic

Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2012: Area Declic

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

This year, Area Declic will present these collections for the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2012 during  17-22 April 2012 in Pavilion 12, Stand C16. California, design Mino Bressan / Thesia Progetti Relax: with this spirit was born the series CALIFORNIA, a Chaise longue for sitting around a pool, indoor or outdoor, in a garden or […]

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