Designed by Dutch architects MVRDV in collaboration with Norwegian firms DARK Arkitekter AS. The construction for DnB NOR Headquarters has been started in this year September and scheduled to be completed in 2012. The pixelated design adapts to the urban context and combines an efficient and flexible internal organisation, based on small-scale working entities, with [...]
Tag: Modular design
URBIA Furniture System for Small Apartments in Big Cities, designed by OBRA Architects for the lifestyles of minimal materiality. + Design description courtesy of OBRA Architects Over the past few years the technological developments related to digital fabrication have became a sort of David’s sling in the design process, significantly expanding the range of what [...]
Italian designer Massimo Iosa Ghini has designed a South Face installation in Milan, the installation creates spectacular aesthetic effects, making sustainability both beautiful and feasible. + Design statement courtesy of Massimo Iosa Ghini Sustainable but beautiful: this is the goal I have pursued in all of my projects for years. South Face is the outcome [...]
Japanese designer Takehiro Ando has designed a beautiful screen named Cross, produced by Aviland – Marushin Felt Boushoku Co., Ltd. Cross is so versatile depends on your own style, it is available for sales in cataci.com. + Design statement By taking advantage of the characteristics of the felt, I have designed these simple products. You [...]
Croatia-based 3LHD Architects has won a competition for a business center in Zagreb, Croatia. + Project description courtesy of 3LHD Architects The competition program is placed on a crossing of two streets, Miramarska and Bednjanska. It is a point of colliding two urban city concepts: north part with classical city blocks of the Zagreb’s lower [...]
Modular Screen for Lerival, designed by a New York-based architecture and industrial design studio – Moorhead & Moorhead, formed in 2000 by brothers Granger and Robert Moorhead. The screen system is comprised of a series CNC milled panels, designed to de-emphasize the individual panel when the pieces are assembled together.
An incredible facade lighting installation in collaboration between Milan based architecture practice Piuarch and .PSLAB Beirut, the objective of this project is to explore the possibilities of an object or a building from a different perspective giving new life to existing objects. The new facade has created a contrast effect between contemporary glowing white plastic [...]
UK practice architect Foster + Partners has designed a new five-star hotel close to Heathrow Airport – Riva Hotel which to accommodate 577 hotel rooms. The Riva hotel features a distinctive layered glass shell, which floods the public spaces with daylight and contributes to a highly efficient energy strategy. The glass envelope is to act [...]
If you get bored of the ordinary bookshelf, Roys is the one to stimulate your visual interest not only on the aesthetic wise, but also functionally to act as room divider and sound absorbing. This modular cube set in slight angle as a result of books displayed in diagonal order. Looks cool huh!