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Illy Shop \ Caterina Tiazzoldi

Illy Shop \ Caterina Tiazzoldi

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• December 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

Illy Shop is a temporary shop for Illy Caffe’, located in Milano in Galleria San Carlo nearby the Duomo. The concept for a reconfigurable store, characterized by different modulations of a single element, a “cube” which is 45x45cm-squared base. Using a grasshopper definition it has been parametric device, it has been possible to manipulate the […]

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Triwa Pop-up Watch Store \ mode:lina architekci

Triwa Pop-up Watch Store \ mode:lina architekci

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• December 8, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designers of mode:lina created a pop-up store for Swedish watch manufacturer Triwa: November 19, at Galeria Malta shopping in Poznan in Poland, opened the first pop-up store for the brand, which creates useful objects true works of art. By working with a pair of talented architects Jerzy Wozniak and Pawel Garus, the founders of architectural […]

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The Van Gogh Air Tub - A Genuine Work of Art

The Van Gogh Air Tub – A Genuine Work of Art

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• December 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Van Gogh freestanding air tub is a part of the gorgeous Maestro collection by Hydro Systems. Named after the illustrious artist, who produced over 2,000 famous works in his lifetime, the Van Gogh air tub honors the Maestro French style. The thermal air system, composed of eight fully directional adjustable PVC jets producing thousands […]

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Coordinate \ Praktrik

Coordinate \ Praktrik

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• December 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

“Coordinate” is a collection of assemblable furniture. “Coordinate”; because, in order this designs be assembled all parts must be moved simultaneously and coordinated. Once assembled, the whole structure is very stable and can not be destroyed by moving just one or part of its elements. The inspiration comes from the interlocking burr puzzles where no […]

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Quick "6 Must-Haves" for Every Hipster Apartment

Quick “6 Must-Haves” for Every Hipster Apartment

• December 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

What is Hipster? Hipster is a subculture of a man or woman in his/her 20′s or 30′s that thrives off of indie-rock, vintage furnishings, ironic/off-beat/untraditional art, skinny jeans, and liberal politics. If you are hipster or want to be a hipster, how would you decorate your living spaces? There are some what you would call […]

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Hilti Headquarters \ metroquadrado®

Hilti Headquarters \ metroquadrado®

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• December 4, 2011 • Comments (2)

For approximately 300 years cities have been growing, assimilating territory previously reserved for other functions like industry, warehousing/logistics, agriculture, etc. As this process develops, moving around these areas becomes more and more difficult: traffic becomes chaotic; polluting activities are forbidden close to residential and service areas; the price of land goes up. Existing functions tend […]

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Cantilevered Glass Helical Staircase

Cantilevered Glass Helical Staircase

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• December 3, 2011 • Comments (2)

The house is privately owned prestigious residential development overlooking Gleneagles’ famous Queen’s Golf Course, sold by the world-famous five-star hotel and golf resort in Perthshire. The site, overlooking the third fairway of the Queen’s Course, is one of 13 in an exclusive gated development called Queen’s Crescent. At 21,000sq ft, it will be about five […]

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Floating \ MAIO

Floating \ MAIO

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• December 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

In this edition of Construmat 2011, the Glass Foundation of Barcelona stresses new potentials and future challenges of glass, researching and trialing new possibilities, both for its integration into the architectural field as for the development of new ways in order to move towards a more sustainable architecture. Structures of glass: traditionally, glass has been […]

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National competition "designing the upcoming public water-transport stations / Thessaloniki"

National competition “designing the upcoming public water-transport stations / Thessaloniki”

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (2)

Designed by Raptaki Iro, Plastirasn Nikolas, Paschalidis Stavros & Klepkos George, the proposal of Water Cube was listed among the 20 finalists in the National competition “designing the upcoming public water-transport stations / Thessaloniki“. The competition brief asked the participants to design 4 stops in the city of Thessaloniki in Greece, in order to be used by waterbuses […]

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Washington Square Plaza \ estudioOCA

Washington Square Plaza \ estudioOCA

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• November 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

This study for the treatment of the future subway extension to North Beach takes into consideration the historic value of the neighborhood and existing park, and attempts to create an improved pedestrian experience while minimizing the impact on the community. The proposed plaza replaces a small, inaccessible landscaped area and a short section of Powell […]

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