Archive for March, 2013

Culture Island \ UGO architecture

Culture Island \ UGO architecture

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Culture island – model of a public library for a small towns up to 15 thousand inhabitants. The starting point for creating the architectural concept of a model municipal public library was the research carried out in 2010 by the Office for Readership Research of the National Library and the Public Opinion Research Centre TNS […]

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Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture

Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’ will be staged at Galeri PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, from 7 March to 12 May 2013. The exhibition is the first major survey of the studio’s work to be held in South East Asia and follows critically acclaimed recent shows in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Arranged around the themes […]

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Passive House "Bruck" \ Peter Ruge Architekten

Passive House “Bruck” \ Peter Ruge Architekten

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Peter Ruge Architekten sets new standards of sustainability through the design of “Passive Houses”, currently being built in southern China. With a 95% energy saving over that of a conventional Chinese residential building, the Passive House “Bruck” is the first housing of it’s kind to be realized in the countries damp, warm, southern climate. Construction […]

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PinPres Mini \ OOO My Design

PinPres Mini \ OOO My Design

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• March 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

PinPres Mini is a modular shelving system easily mounted to walls that allows you to enjoy the PinPres experience everywhere; at home, shops, libraries, offices, restaurants … PinPres Mini transforms any wall into an amazing piece of Op Art, creating endless optical effects by combination of its changing form and vivid colors. PinPres Mini measures […]

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GrabitRobot multi-purpose holder \ Trinkits

GrabitRobot multi-purpose holder \ Trinkits

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• March 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

GRABIT ROBOT MULTI PURPOSE HOLDER SET TO LAUNCH ON KICKSTARTER Trinkits, a husband and wife start-up design company recently announced the launch of their first crowd-funded project via Kickstarter, the GrabitRobot. Grabit is a multi-purpose holder that can be used in the home or office. Grabit is made of durable ABS plastic, standing at 5 […]

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Autodesk Offices Milano \ Goring & Straja Architects

Autodesk Offices Milano \ Goring & Straja Architects

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• March 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Autodesk asked Goring & Straja Architects to design the interiors of a new office within an existing condominium complex. Autodesk’s goals for the office were to achieve a high level of sustainability while blending Italian flair with an international spirit. The LEED-CI Gold-certified office relies on green design strategies such as natural light, energy-efficient lighting, […]

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Dental Clinic \ Paulo Merlini

Dental Clinic \ Paulo Merlini

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• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his architectural photography. Designed by Paulo Merlini, the project is a Dental Clinic located in Oporto, Portugal. The uncommon form, narrowness, vertical amplitude of the space and the two big glass façades placed on the main and back façade defined mainly the organization of the spaces. The reception […]

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The Sweet Alchemy workshop \ Kois Associated Architects

The Sweet Alchemy workshop \ Kois Associated Architects

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• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Sweet Alchemy workshop is a tailor made space for the training of patisserie apprentices under the guidance and directorship of head pâtissier and owner Mr. Stelios Parliaros. It is located on the underground level of  the Sweet Alchemy patisserie. The idea for the workshop follows on the conceptual tracks of the Sweet Alchemy patisserie […]

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THE: SQUARE³ \ LAVA

THE: SQUARE³ \ LAVA

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• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

How do you want to live in the future? Three towers of gold, silver, and bronze and three diagonally shaped city blocks make up THE: SQUARE³, a new mixed use development inspired by sport that revitalises a unique urban quarter in Berlin. The project is just nine minutes from Alexanderplatz, the very heart of Berlin, […]

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ANIMA Cultural Center in Grottammare \ Bernard Tschumi Architects

ANIMA Cultural Center in Grottammare \ Bernard Tschumi Architects

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• March 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND ARCHITECTURAL GENERATOR OF EVENTS, ANIMA IS THE NEW PROJECT BY BERNARD TSCHUMI IN ITALY. ANIMA is the first project by architect Bernard Tschumi in Italy. Commissioned by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ascoli Piceno and by the Municipality of Grottammare, it is meant to generate stronger ties between the people […]

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