Archive for January, 2014

Bubbles \ Orproject

Bubbles \ Orproject

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• January 29, 2014 • Comments (0)

BUBBLES FOR THE CITY As a response to the bad air quality which is affecting many cities in Asia, Orproject proposes the construction of an enclosed park within the city. The park houses a botanical garden, the air inside the park is filtered, and temperature and humidity are controlled throughout the year. The buildings surrounding […]

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NAU Installation \ William Kaven Architecture

NAU Installation \ William Kaven Architecture

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• January 29, 2014 • Comments (0)

In Portland, Oregon, William Kaven Architecture redefines pop-up installation for NAU, a luxury, urban + outdoor apparel line for men and women. “At the inception of the project we set out to completely re-define the genre of trade-show. Having never been to a retail convention we had no preconceived notion of what a trade show […]

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Honeycomb resort in Bahamas \ BIG + HKS + MDA

Honeycomb resort in Bahamas \ BIG + HKS + MDA

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• January 28, 2014 • Comments (0)

BIG + HKS + MDA have unveiled the design for the new Honeycomb building and its adjacent public plaza in The Bahamas – a 175,000 ft² (ca. 16,000 m²) residential building with a private pool on each balcony overlooking the marina. Albany is a modern paradise-like beach and golf resort community, located on the south […]

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Products for Kartell \ Eugeni Quitllet

Products for Kartell \ Eugeni Quitllet

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• January 28, 2014 • Comments (0)

Eugeni Quitllet plays with transparency and emptiness for Kartell with three new pieces released in December : Light air table lamp and bar stool version of the Masters best seller chair. Light air table lamp An illusionist table lamp, a suspended light that eludes the laws of gravity. Light-air is essential, modern and rational, but […]

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Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

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• January 24, 2014 • Comments (0)

KAAN Architecten has won the Benelux Aluminium Award 2013 for Sustainable Renovation with the Dreamhouse. An independent jury composed by figures from the world of architecture, technology and media based in the Netherlands and in Belgium, among whom chairman prof. Jan Brouwer (architect, NL) and vice-chairman Thomas Dierickx (architect, BE) assigned the non-residential buildings category […]

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AFILLIA \ Alessandro Zambelli

AFILLIA \ Alessandro Zambelli

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• January 24, 2014 • Comments (1)

Alessandro Zambelli [www.alessandrozambelli.it] will be showing a preview of his new AFILLIA family of lamps for exnovo at Maison et Objet trade show (Stand 8 now Stall C7). The new collection features a new and harmonious mix of tradition and innovation, thanks to an innovative combination of traditional materials coming from the very North of […]

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Satori \  Studio Daniel

Satori \ Studio Daniel

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• January 23, 2014 • Comments (0)

The designer about the Satori: As a small child airplanes were my favorite things, especially gliders. Just like most kids, having a real airplane could only happen in a dream. That’s how I got interest in creating model-sized gliders. But back then, even the model scale’s were quite expensive especially when you are still young.This […]

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Janus House \ Kennerly Architecture & Planning

Janus House \ Kennerly Architecture & Planning

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• January 19, 2014 • Comments (0)

A house on a through-block lot responds to its dichotic circumstance with two distinct faces – A restored Victorian facade addresses the more formal northern frontage, and a modern one opens to the south across the other – an ad hoc row of homes, cottages and small apartment buildings. The old facade is an elegant […]

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Meraki (now Cisco) Offices \ Studio O+A

Meraki (now Cisco) Offices \ Studio O+A

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• January 19, 2014 • Comments (1)

Studio O+A has completed the interior project for Meraki (now Cisco) Offices in San Francisco, California. The panoramic view of San Francisco’s waterfront from Cisco-Meraki’s new offices in some ways sets the theme for O+A’s design. Viewed from almost any angle, the interiors create an impression of light, spaciousness, bright color, long sightlines. Meraki, which […]

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Rowing High Performance Centre \ Alvaro Andrade & MPT

Rowing High Performance Centre \ Alvaro Andrade & MPT

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• January 19, 2014 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us his recent photography of the Rowing High Performance Centre. Designed by Alvaro Andrade, in coordination with MPT, the Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho is located in one of the most beautiful and idyllic valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for […]

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