Critically acclaimed British product and interior designer Lee Broom has transformed a street of disused shops on Via Alfredo Cappellini to create ‘The Department Store’, his largest exhibition to date with the launch of over twenty new products.
My definition of good architecture is the skill of intelligently and creatively using existing structures; enhancing and transforming them to fit new functionalities and ways of living. This is progressive architecture; architecture that will preserve the environment, increase energy efficiency, reduce waste and minimise unnecessary impact on the urban fabric and our planet.
Italian Designer Massimo Faion created Posa Project, a new interpretation of falcon perches that comes directly from the original aesthetical criterions and combined with luxurious materials they become a precious object, a statement going beyond its functional value. It combines volumes and geometric forms adapted to precise technical requirements.
Make Yourself Comfortable at Chatsworth, the headline exhibition for Chatsworth in 2015, opens on Saturday 28 March 2015. Encouraging new insights into the historic house, the exhibition incorporates leading contemporary designs, alongside the private collections of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.
From March 21 2015 Hauser & Wirth Somerset present the Radić Pavilion at Durslade Farm, Bruton. Designed by Chilean architect Smiljan Radić, this unique structure was first unveiled as the Serpentine Gallery 2014 Pavilion.
Volume Gallery is pleased to announce its 5 year anniversary show Five to Life – A Very Serious Reenactment, opening March 13th 2015.
Built in the 18th century, the Chateau Buchillot at Boulogne-Billancourt consists of a main building with two wings opening onto a main courtyard. It is a historic monument, located in Edmond-de-Rothschild Park.
Architectural practice B-ILD turned an old war bunker into a holiday home for two families originally as a publicity campaign - though due to its success it was decided to keep the bunker permanently open for accommodation. The half-buried bunker lies on the site of the Fort Vuren in the Netherlands.
The design of villa Lóla was an especially enjoyable dialogue process between client and architect. Various ideas of materials, concepts and techniques where discussed in the process. Inspirations range from Swiss mountains cabins, a sea ranch in Sonoma County in California, and Japanese solutions in spatial efficiency. Furthermore, the framing of views was an important topic of discussion.
Designed by Gartnerfuglen Arkitekter, the small shelter for ice fishing, titled ‘Noun.1 Unavailability’, is built with and by nature. The timber frame is foldable for easy relocation and storage, and is effortlessly put up anywhere by one (or two small) persons in 30 seconds.
FyF is located in the outskirts of Rosario [the second largest city in Argentina], approximately 300 km north of Buenos Aires. The small house of approximately 200 m2 is built in a new residential development adjacent to a traditional neighborhood.
Founded in 1998, Fearon Hay Architects is based in Auckland, New Zealand and works on a broad range of typologies located in diverse environments – costal, urban, rural, lakeside and alpine. Their work has received extensive recognition in both national and international award programs.