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Geilo center - Pedestrian street and Amphitheatre \ Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS

Geilo center – Pedestrian street and Amphitheatre \ Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS

• January 13, 2014 • Comments (0)

1st prize in the idea competition with subsequent design of streets and spaces for all Geilo focusing on common platforms and low car use. In October 2013 the pedestrian shopping street and amphitheatre was completed as a result of the design Plan. Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS made the plan and was responsible for the detailed design […]

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Octahedrons \ Benjamin Migliore

Octahedrons \ Benjamin Migliore

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• January 13, 2014 • Comments (0)

Barcelona-based designer Benjamin Migliore has recently created the modern chair – Octahedrons. It is inspired by a pyramidal shape, this stool consist of 2 octahedrons using a triangular base. It is a multifonctional stool: can be used as a high stool when in a vertical position or as a seat for two when in horizontal […]

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MODULAR shelves \ Reinier de Jong

MODULAR shelves \ Reinier de Jong

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• January 11, 2014 • Comments (1)

The idea of MODULAR shelves is based on gestalt principles. Gestalt is originally a German word meaning “essence or shape of an entity’s complete form”. Gestalt psychology states that the human eye sees objects in their entirety before perceiving their individual parts, suggesting that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. MODULAR […]

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Vana \ Orproject

Vana \ Orproject

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• January 9, 2014 • Comments (0)

Orproject developed a series of algorithms that digitally generate open and closed venation patterns, which can be used to simulate the growth of topiaries. The systems consist of a set of seed points that grow and branch towards target points in order to maximize exposure to light for each leaf. The resulting geometries fulfill these […]

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Penthouse B \ Destilat

Penthouse B \ Destilat

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• January 9, 2014 • Comments (0)

Austrian studio Destilat has recently completed the Penthouse B interior project in Linz Bachlberg. The project is an open, spacious living room-kitchen-dining area with up to 6.5 meters high sloping ceilings. + All images courtesy Destilat

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Restaurant in National Railway Museum \ SHH

Restaurant in National Railway Museum \ SHH

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• January 8, 2014 • Comments (0)

SHH has completely redesigned the National Railway Museum’s hospitality offer, following a commission by long-term client Levy Restaurants, the sports, leisure and hospitality division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, which provides catering services at the museum. The radical revamp involved the rebadging and redesign of the popular York attraction’s two main restaurants, as well […]

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Contesto Alimentare \ POINT

Contesto Alimentare \ POINT

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

The idea behind this project was to convey the feel of a traditional, old fashioned eatery using contemporary design. The central focus of the space is a large cupboard placed opposite the entrance. Made of white lacquered and natural matte medium density wood, this object is both a functional element (it accommodates a wardrobe, shelves, […]

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Let them eat CAKE cafe \ LK Architects

Let them eat CAKE cafe \ LK Architects

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

The cafe enriches a neighbourhood of cafes and restaurants in the Pafos centre. A conversion of an abandoned kebab house, it is the first of its kind, a combination of cafe and patisserie. A projecting strip meanders on the left wall, uninterrupted by glass. It is meant to house art exhibitions, cafe signage and other […]

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Living in teTRIKs \ PRAKTRIK

Living in teTRIKs \ PRAKTRIK

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• January 2, 2014 • Comments (0)

The flat is located in a typical large-panel system building in Sofia. It consists of one multifunctional room, that operates as a living room and a bedroom at the same time, a kitchen, a bathroom, a corridor, and a large balcony divided into glazed and unglazed parts. This kind of buildings are very restrictive in […]

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“SHOEROOM” of JULIO DE MUCHA \ ESRAWE STUDIO

“SHOEROOM” of JULIO DE MUCHA \ ESRAWE STUDIO

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• December 29, 2013 • Comments (1)

Julio de Mucha is a Mexican brand that has been producing top-quality, handcrafted shoes for the last 23 years. However, up until recently, they didn’t have a store of their own. By the end of 2012, the first “Shoeroom” opened to the public in the hip neighborhood of La Condesa, Mexico City. Woven threads and […]

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