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Stratton Street \ Squire and Partners

Stratton Street \ Squire and Partners

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BUILDING The original Victorian building at 8 Stratton Street was built in 1871 in the Free Gothic Revival style, and is Grade II listed. This project combines the listed building with its neighbour at No 9 Stratton Street, to provide the UK headquarters for an umbrella organisation based in the Middle East, operating a number […]

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Bike design \ Liu Chien-Sheng

Bike design \ Liu Chien-Sheng

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

This bicycle design is trying to challenge the imagination of the form, and create a new idea for the motion system. Design language of the bicycle is figured by natural form. Simplified body form which component with smooth shaped elements. The essence of this bicycle design is to create a sexy curve. It presents as […]

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New Installation by JOEL SHAPIRO at Rice Gallery

New Installation by JOEL SHAPIRO at Rice Gallery

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (1)

Shapiro’s Rice Gallery installation, on view through March 18, is a gravity-defying array of color, form, shape and line. Wooden elements, vibrantly painted with supersaturated pigment and casein, seemingly levitate in the air as they are held in tension by string stretching from the center of the gallery’s floor to points on the ceiling. The […]

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Hitech Systems Headquarter \ UAU office

Hitech Systems Headquarter \ UAU office

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new directional building has been designed to abstract itself from the common building scheme, rejecting analogies and mimesis, while intended to assume technology and innovation as its essence. The traditional building techniques make room to the use of innovative materials or the different exploitation of the old ones, and, at the same time, to […]

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House T \ UAU office

House T \ UAU office

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (3)

Since the family had increased in number after the first renovation of the house the challenge of the project has been to make the most of the available space. The project aims to bring up the family to a multifunctional use of the spaces, without conventional limits. That’s why we decide to give the existing […]

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FLAXX Chair \ Martin Mostböck

FLAXX Chair \ Martin Mostböck

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

Vienna designer Martin Mostböck has created the FLAXX Chair. The FLAXX Chair is a hybrid design which offers the comfort of a free-swinging chair as well as the functionality of a conventional four-legged chair. The novel structure of the support frame and the combination of advantages from both designs is a contemporary interpretation in both […]

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NYC Aids Memorial Park \ estudioOCA urbanism and landscape

NYC Aids Memorial Park \ estudioOCA urbanism and landscape

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• February 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Reason The indiscriminate spread of HIV and AIDS in the early 1980s devastated this thriving urban community. Significant communication barriers caused by stigma and the unknown exacerbated the problem. Our NYC Remembrance Memorial symbolizes the eradication of these barriers while paying homage to past and present victims of this disease, their friends and their […]

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Edged-Lamp \ Maximilian Löw

Edged-Lamp \ Maximilian Löw

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• February 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Maximilian Löw, “Edged-Lamp” is a pendant lamp with a span of one meter. The result of this design is a geometric, industrial-looking lamp, which results from symmetrically arranged surfaces. The construction of the lamp has not only aesthetic aspects, but also offers stability, once all the edges are connected. Before the sheet could […]

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Kookoo Clock + Fatti+in là \ Studio KUADRA

Kookoo Clock + Fatti+in là \ Studio KUADRA

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• February 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Italy-based Studio KUADRA has recently created the Kookoo Clock + Fatti+in là.  Kookoo Clocks are made in Italy by “progetti s.r.l.” + All images courtesy Studio KUADRA

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Skyfarm \ Manuel Dreesmann

Skyfarm \ Manuel Dreesmann

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• February 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

“skyfarm” is the latest project created by Manuel Dreesmann. Its a new concept to grow food on your balcony. + Design statement by Manuel Dreesmann We are facing big global issues in the next decades. Our own consumption of energy and materials give by mother nature is way too much to keep our global system […]

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