Archive for July, 2013

House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

House in Naruto \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Japanese architect Naoko Horibe. The property where this residence stands is occasionally flooded during heavy rains. The clients requested a design that dealt with the problem, as well as providing security, privacy, good natural light and air circulation, and a space that their children could run around in. In response the architect proposed […]

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House of Yamakawa \ Naoko Horibe

House of Yamakawa \ Naoko Horibe

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (1)

Naoko Horibe designed the House of Yamakawa. This home sits on a road that gets a surprising amount of traffic given how narrow it is. To minimize the noise from cars and to ensure privacy, the architects concentrated storage spaces along the side of the house facing the road and added a hallway as a […]

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FAV 2013: La Grande Motte by David Hamerman

FAV 2013: La Grande Motte by David Hamerman

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• July 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

For La Grande Motte‘s FAV 2013, the Pavilion was realized by an architect from Languedoc Roussillon’s region, David Hamerman who graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture of Montpellier. Memory … memory and the sea … a song by Léo Ferré. This city and its forms are crimping the Mediterranean are the testimony of an […]

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FAV 2013: Montpellier by Robin Juzon

FAV 2013: Montpellier by Robin Juzon

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• July 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

For Montpellier’s FAV 2013, the pavilion was realized by an architect from Languedoc Roussillon’s region, Robin Juzon who graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture of Montpellier. The pavilion of simple geometric shape, was achieved with the aid of wooden panels. With the massive and opaque origin, the panels are similar to thin sheets of […]

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Concept Portico Shop in National Gallery \ EDGE

Concept Portico Shop in National Gallery \ EDGE

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• July 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

EDGE has designed the new Portico shop at the National Gallery in London. Our ‘big idea’ was the concept of a visit to an artist’s studio, where the objects and artefacts on display are arranged in seemingly eclectic groupings, whilst forming an overall cohesive story to reflect the wide range of products available. We wanted […]

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Corporate Headquarters of Lalux Assurances \ Atelier d’ Architecture et de Design sa

Corporate Headquarters of Lalux Assurances \ Atelier d’ Architecture et de Design sa

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• July 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by architectural firm Atelier d’Architecture et de Design Jim Clemes sa., the new “Lalux” building is certainly striking. The designers wanted to create a permeable building that both embraces nature and reflects its essence. + Press release from Atelier d’ Architecture et de Design sa A Shimmering Eye-Catcher Sustainability in all its aspects: future-proofed planning […]

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20 Social Housing and 3 Commercial Spaces in Paris \ h2o architectes

20 Social Housing and 3 Commercial Spaces in Paris \ h2o architectes

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• July 19, 2013 • Comments (3)

h2o architectes recently has completed the 20 social housing and 3 commercial spaces in Paris, France. + Description from h2o architectes The project of the rue Godefroy Cavaignac in Paris consisted in the rehabilitation of a building which did not meet hygiene and security standards into new social housing. The agency’s aim was to renew […]

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Commercial Area, San Jose del Cabo Airport \ sanzpont [arquitectura]

Commercial Area, San Jose del Cabo Airport \ sanzpont [arquitectura]

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• July 18, 2013 • Comments (1)

sanzpont [arquitectura] designs the commercial area at the new T2 of San Jose del Cabo, México’s Airport. The project’s main objective is not only to incorporate shops and services within the terminal but also to make the passenger go through an experience during his instance at the Airport Mall creating a whole Image and Brand […]

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EMILIO Hair Salon \ Keikichi Yamauchi Architect & Associates

EMILIO Hair Salon \ Keikichi Yamauchi Architect & Associates

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• July 18, 2013 • Comments (1)

Keikichi Yamauchi Architect & Associates recently has completed the Hair Salon interior project, EMILIO in Japan. it is the “extraordinary relaxation” that brings a sense of exaltation or expectation somewhere in one’s mind. Keikichi Yamauchi + Project description from Keikichi Yamauchi Architect & Associates Extraordinary relaxation In Maruyama district, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, a small beauty salon […]

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"Who's next" magazine rack \ Officina Art & Craft of Marco Ripa

“Who’s next” magazine rack \ Officina Art & Craft of Marco Ripa

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• July 17, 2013 • Comments (1)

Marco Ripa, craftsman and designer, runs “officina Art & Craft“. Through it he produces unique and bespoke furniture pieces in iron and steel. Born in 1977, at the age of 15 Marco entered the workshop to learn the craft of an artisan. He chose iron as his signature metal because it’s dirty, noisy and rejects […]

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