Technicolor Bloom is an architectural installation constructed from 1400 flat plywood panels to form a double-curved perforated tunnel. Designed by Brennan Buck with Rob Henderson and students from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria, the project is currently on show at the Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) in Vienna. Buck is assistant Professor at the University of Applied Arts in Vien..
First Australian member of Design Hotels opens Designed by award-winning designer, Alexander Lotersztain, the first Australian member of Design Hotels, the Limes Hotel, opened June 27 in Brisbane. Located in Fortitude Valley, the hub of Brisbane’s nightlife, also known for its trendy cafes, shops, bars and restaurants, in keeping with this vibrant neighbourhood, Limes has been created to include..
Paulo David - Centro das Artes [Casa Das Mudas] in Calheta, Madeira Paulo David’s Centro das Artes, Casa das Mudas is based in Portugal’s Madeira island. It remains the memory of the unexpected angles, the cut of the volumes against the loaming landscape, the frames resting on the interior light, the strength of the texture and richness of the stone, the confrontations between the opaque darknes..
Maya Lin Systematic Landscapes Henry Art Gallery Seattle, Washington “Maya Lin has an extraordinary ability to convey complex and poetic ideas using simple forms and natural materials.” Richard Andrews Director Henry Art Gallery The exhibition is on view through September 3, 2006. Maya Lin works with a vocabulary of form culled from her study of landscape. By altering scale and materials, she cr..
Patternity describes a research process investigating the topological properties of epithelia. In living organisms, these membranes constitute reactive borders between two environments and have specific functions: movement, exchange, selective permeability, mechanical and chemical protection. By considering the ability of these membranes to generate types of multifunctional and relational patter..
Proyecto. Casa en Cobena, Madrid. Una familia recien estrenada quiere una casa en un pueblo del area metropolitana de Madrid que pasa por ser el lugar de Espana donde mas pilotos de lineas aereas residen, Cobena, entre la Sierra y Barajas. Cobena se expande en plena burbuja inmobiliaria, y cerca del centro de la localidad, de su iglesia y de su ayuntamiento, consiguen hacerse con un solar de uno..
지친 직장인과 도시인을 위한 공간이 아닐까 싶습니다. 우리나라에도 이렇게 도심에 샵을 이용하듯이 테라피 스파 카페가 있었으면 좋겠어요. Mizu spa by Stanley Saitowitz Architect Stanley Saitowitz designed the interior of Mizu Spa, a day spa in San Francisco. The communal area is used for manicures and pedicures, while private rooms at the back of the spa are used for facial and massage therapies.
The planimetrica plate, on only one floor above ground, meets the requirement of a rational organization of the library and at the same time promotes the creation of a public space that reproduces the suggestion street pedestrian deck. The informal path between the two cities dense is absorbed by the new construction with the result to include pedestrian flows, directed towards the underpass of ..
The Public represents a radical gesture for community architecture, born from the conviction that art and architecture can be catalysts for regeneration and renewal. On five principal levels, the building is intended to give great scope to exhibition designers, artists, educators and users of all kinds, while encouraging and challenging all users to work in innovative ways. The Public is intende..
Chalu house 854 Scalabrini Ortiz Avenue. apartment 3. Buenos Aires. Argentina. Studio: Adamo-Faiden The “Chorizo (Sausage) Houses” constituted one of the most systematized typologies in Buenos Aires at the beginning of the 20th century. They were built in deep narrow urban plots and they were organized through a runner that communicated all the units, which at that time were rented by European i..
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Monterrey - Marc - presented intentions, an exhibition showing the development of architectural projects of the signing of this important and award-winning Mexican architect.De la idea inicial al corte de la cinta, los bosquejos, maquetas, los planos y proyecciones de cada edificio demuestran las etapas de la gestación de un nuevo edificio, los procesos y las va..
다 쓴 생수병을 재활용한다는 것은 위생의 관점에서 본다면 위험천만한 일이다. 일단 개봉해서 한 번이라도 입을 댄 물병은 몇 시간 지나지 않아 세균으로 득실거리게 될 것이다. 게다가 대부분의 물병들은 그다지 재사용과는 고려치 않은 형태를 하고 있다. 하지만 안심하고 물을 리필해 다시 사용할 수 있는 새로운 물병이 곧 시판에 돌입한다. KOR 사가 내놓은 리필 전용 물병 'KOR ONE'은 미학적으로나, 인간공학적으로나, 소재의 측면에서나, 산업적 가능성에 있어 흥미로운 시도를 보여준다. 안심할 수 있는 음료 리필 전용 용기라는 점에서 그러하다. 'KOR ONE'은 환경호르몬 비스페놀-A(BPA)를 전혀 함유하지 않은 트라이탄 코폴리에스터 재질로 제작되었다. 용기의 디자인은 캘리포니아의 디자인 회사 RKS가..
Spanish/Mexican architects Cadaval & Solà-Morales designed an exhibition of works by artist Susana Solano at Fundación ICO in Madrid, made almost entirely of recycled materials. The exhibition, displaying models of Solano’s public artworks, ran from October last year until January this year.
Belgian designer and artist Arne Quinze created a temporary installation at five-star Parisian hotel Le Royal Monceau last month, before the hotel’s closure for a year-long reburbishment. The installation, called Rebirth, lasted just one night as part of Demolition Party, a VIP event on 26 June at which guests were invited to help destroy fixtures at the hotel. Le Royal Monceau will reopen next ..