In Tokyo Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art will held a solo exhibition of Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati. Elegantly combining daring forms and simple plans, Valerio Olgiati (b. 1958) is now attracting attention not only in Switzerland, his homeland, but also of architects around the world. This show illustrates his view of the world […]
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Congratulation to Spanish architectural studio Diaz and Diaz Architects, who has been awarded the LEAF Awards 2011 under the category of Public Building section. + Check it out our earlier story about the Building of Control CCS Ferrol.
Ana Relvao is a Portuguese designer working in Munique (Germany), she has recently designed Disco, a tiny medal made in polished steel. This piece is now on exhibition, at Objectos Reflectidos, where some new portuguese designers are being showed, as part of EXD’11/Lisboa. + Designer: Ana Relvao
“Architects.Doing Other Things” art exhibit is organized and curated by the Chicago Women in Architecture. This exhibit is part of Chicago Artists Month 2011, the sixteenth annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant visual art community. The opening is on Thursday, October 6, 5:30pm – 9 pm, at Ross barney architects, 10 W Hubbard Street, Chicago. It […]
“Hutopolis” is a research program that aims to investigate new boundaries for the urban development in China. The study intends to re-use and enhance the existing urban framework and networks as a key idea to generate a new evolution of the city. Hutopolis at Beijing Design Week is a retrospective on the urban condition of […]
Dutch designer Marc Th. van der Voorn has recently designed the BRANCH dining table. The tabletop seems to float above the legs. All steel parts are black oxided to protect them and to give them a nice mat finish. This table is made with beautiful craftsmanship. + Designer: Marc Th. van der Voorn | http://www.marcvandervoorn.nl […]
An exhibition of Brazil’s most iconic designers and architects Opening reception for the designers: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 from 6-9pm ESPASSO is pleased to announce ETEL for ESPASSO – an exhibition of Brazil’s most iconic designers and architects, brought together for the first time in the US, beginning September 20, 2011. This group show comprises […]
fferrone design created the Revolution Collection. Revolution is in the permanent design collection of the Art Institute of Chicago and awareded a prestigious GOOD DESIGN AWARD in 2004. Strikingly simple in form, the Revolution Collection is handcrafted in the Czech Republic by master glassblowers, and formed from a pure extrusion of hand-blown borrosilicate glass. This […]
The ContestA platform organizes the new contest ROOFTOPS WHY NOT? + A brief description of the contest: Roofs are spaces on the way of desertification. Do the rooftops deserve any usage? This competition requires a functional and architectural consideration of any kind of roofs (flat roofs, sloped, gabled, rooftops… on towers, houses, blocks, urban centers […]
London- and Hong Kong-based experiential designers MET Studio have been commissioned to create the new War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition at London’s National Army Museum in Chelsea. The exhibition is initially scheduled to run for a one-year period from Autumn 2011 and is aimed at a family audience. ‘War Horse: Fact & Fiction’ will […]