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Installation for Venice Biennale 2012 by Valerio Olgiati

Installation for Venice Biennale 2012 by Valerio Olgiati

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Valerio Olgiati recently completed an installation for the 2012 Venice Biennale (Commond Ground, curated by David Chipperield). + Pictographs – Statements of contemporary architects For the installation I asked 41 contemporary architects to select images that refer to something important for their work or for them as practitioners. Architects whom I consider to be the most unique working […]

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Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

Evolo Developement in Pointe-Nord

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• September 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

An emerging trend in contemporary design is the blending of urban, natural and human elements to create a living space that is entirely unique. This can be seen in the planning and development of the Pointe-Nord neighborhood on Nuns’ Island, near Downtown Montreal. The neighborhood combines natural elements, such as parks and waterfront trails, with […]

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Competition: Sort Your Trash Can

Competition: Sort Your Trash Can

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• July 30, 2012 • Comments (0)

Denmark’s largest waste management company seeks out help from design students from all over the world to co-create the trash can of the future. A waste management company called Vestforbrænding, from the environmentally friendly country Denmark, wants design students from all over the world to design a trash can that encourages sustainable behavior in private […]

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Inter Cities / Intra Cities: GHOSTWRITING THE FUTURE

Inter Cities / Intra Cities: GHOSTWRITING THE FUTURE

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• July 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

“Inter Cities / Intra Cities: GHOSTWRITING THE FUTURE?”, the exhibition organized by Hong Kong Institute of Architects and Hong Kong Arts Development Council as collateral event at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia. The Hong Kong based architectural practice, Oval Partnership, has been appointed as curator of the Hong Kong exhibition which […]

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Competition: [CASABLANCA] Sustainable Market Square

Competition: [CASABLANCA] Sustainable Market Square

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a small introduction of the next competition [CASABLANCA 05]. The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Sustainable Market Square in Casablanca. A Market square is a public open area where market stalls are traditionally set out for trading, commonly on particular days. Sustainable Architecture is a general term that […]

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Ehibition in Shanghai - 'Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture'

Ehibition in Shanghai – ‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’

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• July 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The exhibition of ‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture‘ will open at SPSI (Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute) from 25 July to 25 August 2012. SPSI (Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute) Art Museum, No. 111, Jinzhu Rd, Shanghai 201103, P.R. China Tel : +86 21 6275 9930 Fax : +86 21 6209 […]

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OKALUX: Winning Projects

OKALUX: Winning Projects

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• May 26, 2012 • Comments (0)

Two new awards confirm: The insulating glass producer OKALUX is a much sought after and competent partner when it comes to developing modern and complex insulating glass and integrating it in exciting projects. In the ‘Cité de l’Océan et du Surf’ designed by Steven Holl Architects, functional glass from OKALUX supports the extraordinary atmosphere. The […]

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Florence Design Week 2012: Russian Design Pavilion

Florence Design Week 2012: Russian Design Pavilion

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Florence Design Week 2012 Russian Design Pavilion Lungarno Collection 22 May – 3 June 2012 Russian Federation will be a special guest of Florence Design Week for the first time. Project aims to promote striking trends of russian contemporary design, introduce europen public to the talented colleagues from Russia whom exhibition and residence will be […]

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Desired Sync: [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.5

Desired Sync: [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.5

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designers and Artists in New York City Team up to Develop Projects Addressing Currents Global Issues Wednesday, May 10 – Friday, June 15, 2012 Opening reception and book launch: Wednesday, May 15, 6 – 8pm The Korean Cultural Service New York and the Institute of Multidisciplinarity for Art, Architecture and Design (I:M) are pleased to […]

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Zaha Hadid at Art Hong Kong with Galerie Gmurzynska

Zaha Hadid at Art Hong Kong with Galerie Gmurzynska

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Art Hong Kong GALERIE GMURZYNSKA (public opening) 17-19 May 12:00-19:00; 20 May 12:00-17:00 Hadid will present a new series of paintings of her Hong Kong Peak project and showcase recent design pieces including the acclaimed Liquid Glacial Table for David Gill Galleries, Z-Chair for Sawaya & Moroni and Zephyr sofa. Almost 30 years ago, the […]

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