Part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programme “The Bullhorn” International design competition invites architects to improve the living environment of urban dwellers. Cembrit, a company specialising in the manufacture of fibre cement based building materials, is organising an international architecture competition. The theme of the competition being urban transit areas. Cembrit invites architects […]
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South Korean designer Minwoo Lee has designed the Alianoid Humidifier. Alianoid is a humidifier which was motivated from the mysterious look of an outer space robot. As if the robot is in rage, moisture comes from injection holes at the both side of the head. Clockworking circle at the control panel indicates the amount of […]
The first permanent Sergio Rodrigues shop-in-shop, featuring a full range of furniture by the iconic Brazilian designer, including an extensive selection of re-editions available for the first time in the US. ESPASSO is pleased to announce ESPASSO SERGIO RODRIGUES – the first permanent Sergio Rodrigues shop-in-shop, featuring a full range of furniture by the iconic […]
Melbourne-based architectural practice Lyons has brought together a panel of leading architects and designers to discuss the central theme of this year’s Melbourne Architecture Annual, What makes a home? The panel discussion, “Talking Homes“, will take place at Lyons’ Bourke Street office on 25 October and will feature; Jill Garner, Victoria’s Associate Government Architect; Dr […]
The Visitor Concept Wins International Designer Competition for Prague Taxi Diego García, Spain, has become the winner of the Dassault Systèmes Design Challenge with his concept named ‘Visitor’. The participants were given the task to design a new taxi for Prague. The second place in the competition – held under the auspices of the Mayor […]
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 […]
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 […]