King Abdulaziz Center for Knowledge and Culture by Snøhetta June 27th, 2008 Construction has begun in Saudi Arabia on the King Abdulaziz Centre for Knowledge and Culture by Norwegian architects Snøhetta (via Bustler via Dezain). The centre, commissioned by Saudi oil giant Aramco and designed to “reflect the history of oil in Saudi Arabia” - will incorporate a museum, library, theatre and cinema...
'DominicHarris of Cinimod Studio, in collaboration with Pablo Uribe of StudioUribe and ICO Design, has designed the new SNOG frozen yogurt shop in South Kensington, London.Thedesigners intended the interior to represent a never-ending summer; theflooring is printed to look like grass, while vinyl flowers created by ICO Design cover the walls.Morethan 3,000 individually controlled LE..
Bronze Glory June 22nd, 2005 + del.icio.us +digg A little while ago I mentioned that I posting was going to be a little slow as I had a competition to work on. If you don’t remember, I believe my exact words were that I had masterpieces to design. The competition was for a National Police Memorial in Canberra. The results were announced today and I came equal third. Which I am happy with. The th..
PRIVATE MUSEUM Museum. México City. 2007 The challenge of this visionary project is that it will become the first Art Museum in Mexico city with such an avant garde form, breaking by this with all the paradigms in our country. It will also create a state-of-the-art facility to house and display artwork that meets the standard of International Art Institutions. There will be an auditorium, librar..
Studio Dror design statement - Nurai: On an island of limited proportions, how is it possible to realize a measure of solitude among a community of users? Even with amenities “swept under the carpet,” the fact of other individuals interrupts the expectation of being languorously alone. The carpet is an elegant and simple solution and native to the arts and crafts tradition of the Persian Gulf. W..
The project started of as quite an introspective one and was born when I realised that I had a very well-organised collection of brochures and material from design festivals, I had massive collection of photographs of pure furniture and I faithfully attended design lectures as well as I could. I started to wonder if maybe I was a little weird, obsessive and if other people like me existed. The p..
The design, in collaboration with British firm Dynamic Architecture Group, will be premiered in two locations: Moscow and Dubai which were chosen for very different reasons. Dubai was Fisher’s first choice for the tower. He said: “Dubai is a city of the future and I think that the building of the future should be in the city of the future.” He took inspiration from UAE Vice President and Dubai r..