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 "Tianjin International Airport" Competition Entry \ Moatasem Esmat - Islam Ghoneim - Dina Alarousy

“Tianjin International Airport” Competition Entry \ Moatasem Esmat – Islam Ghoneim – Dina Alarousy

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• September 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

“Three Harmonies” refers to: People living in harmony with other people, i.e. social harmony People living in harmony with economic activities, i.e. economic vibrancy People living in harmony with the environment, i.e. environmental sustainability Rising from the concept of the three harmonies is the need for a design that addresses both the controversial culture of […]

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Haworth Boston awarded LEED Gold

Haworth Boston awarded LEED Gold

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• August 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

Haworth, Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of award-winning furniture, interior architecture and technology solutions, today announced that the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has awarded LEED Gold certification for the achievement of green design, construction and operation of its Boston showroom. Boston is the 10th of Haworth’s 11 U.S. showrooms […]

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Blue pie \ Reza Aliabadi of rzlbd

Blue pie \ Reza Aliabadi of rzlbd

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• August 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

Blue pie is a transformation of a typical Torontonian condo into the celebration of a man’s living style and artistic curiosities. It is a poetic invasion of the color blue into a white room washed with natural light. The client, a 40-year-old passionate family doctor with a love for colors white and blue, purchases a […]

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Cantonese Fine Dining Restaurant Y2C2 \ Kokaistudios

Cantonese Fine Dining Restaurant Y2C2 \ Kokaistudios

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• August 31, 2013 • Comments (1)

After having cooperated together in landmark F&B projects, VOL and Kokaistudios re-joined to work on a challenging new project  of conceiving an innovative Cantonese Fine Dining restaurant in Shanghai, a new product where the contemporary and trendy environment that is the signature of the VOL Group meets the pure essence of the traditional Cantonese cuisine. […]

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Understanding the Passivehaus

Understanding the Passivehaus

• August 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

Understanding the Passivhaus When we think of something which is airtight, a modern, comfortable living space is not usually the first thing which springs to mind. However the future of sustainable building would beg to differ. And with the introduction of the Passivhaus, this dream became something more of a reality. Since then architects and […]

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Commitment to Details

Commitment to Details

• August 29, 2013 • Comments (0)

While designers and architects alike are touted for their bold ideas and forages into new and different as a refreshing change with the emphasis placed on the big changes of sightlines and first impressions it is the small details that make a project really work. It is the sum total of all the details that […]

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Riven Oak from Indigo Furniture

Riven Oak from Indigo Furniture

• August 29, 2013 • Comments (0)

With a nod to urban design finding its roots in the masculinity of the Industrial Revolution, Riven Oak is the latest design range from Indigo Furniture. As you might expect from a brand that has found its way onto the album cover for Muse’s epic “Black Holes and Revelations”, Riven Oak is something out of […]

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Do Led Dream of electric sheep? by Estudi Ribaudí

Do Led Dream of electric sheep? by Estudi Ribaudí

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• August 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Estudi Ribaudí offers a reflection on Led technology and the new pathways opening up in the world of lighting. An unfinished reflection on the light element and the way in which technology and industry offer it to people. Estudi Ribaudí works with ideas, it makes them grow and transform them. Directed by Jordi Ribaudí, the […]

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Resin Puppet \ NC-office

Resin Puppet \ NC-office

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• August 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

NC-office was one of ten Miami-based architects, designers, and artists invited by the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach to utlize a thirty foot LED strip into an illumination source. The design intent was to subvert the linear nature of the LED strip by embedding it into a dense mass of petrified liquid. The ‘Lamp’ is […]

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Redefining your Kitchen Space for the Modern Age

Redefining your Kitchen Space for the Modern Age

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• August 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

In days gone by, the kitchen was considered to be little more than a functional room where food was prepared and distributed. It was essentially a place of industry, while its floor and work surfaces would often be cluttered with accessories. It was certainly not a place where you would consider entertaining people, as it […]

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