Textile Storage by Meike Harde

Textile Storage by Meike Harde

Lightweight Storage Solutions

The textile furniture series London consists of a wardrobe, a cabinet as well as a bag-like storage object.

Commonly used storage facilities for clothes are mostly made of heavy and thick-walled materials like wood or press board. However, the walls of a storage object only serve as a protection against dust and generally do not need any static features.

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Gwizdala Andrzej and Adrien Mans win Concordia Lighthouse Competition

Gwizdala Andrzej and Adrien Mans win Concordia Lighthouse Competition

Interior Architecture and Design

Open-idea competition platform matterbetter has announced the winners of its Concordia Lighthouse Competition, which sought to pay tribute to the Costa Concordia Disaster of 2012 when a cruise ship capsized off the coast of Tuscany, causing 33 deaths.

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Valletta City Gate by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Valletta City Gate by Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Interior Architecture and Design

The ‘City Gate’ project takes in the complete reorganisation of the principal entrance to the Maltese capital of Valletta. The project comprises four parts: the Valletta City Gate and its site immediately outside the city walls, the design for an open-air theatre ‘machine’ within the ruins of the former Royal opera house, the construction of a new Parliament building and the landscaping of the ditch.

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The Royal College of Art Appoints Oron Catts and Dr Ionat Zurr

The Royal College of Art Appoints Oron Catts and Dr Ionat Zurr

News from the Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art today announced the appointment of Oron Catts and Dr Ionat Zurr as visiting faculty in its School of Design, led by Professor Dale Harrow.

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A Small Studio for Drawing, Painting and Sculpture by Christian Tonko

A Small Studio for Drawing, Painting and Sculpture by Christian Tonko

Interior Architecture and Design

This small studio for drawing, painting and sculpture acts as a visual device itself by bidirectionally framing its surroundings.

To the southeast a great amount of daylight enters through tilted glazing. To block direct sun if desired and to enable the modulation of light and climatic conditions exterior screens are deployed.

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Container for Urban Living by Atelier Riri

Container for Urban Living by Atelier Riri

Interior Architecture and Design

In the land area of 150 sqm Atelier Riri was challenged to design a home by using reused containers.

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'Object Reflection' at Volume Gallery

'Object Reflection' at Volume Gallery

Opens 24 July '15

OBJECT REFLECTION features objects by designers Felicia Ferrone, Jonathan Muecke and Jonathan Nesci presented along side artworks by Monica Bonvicini, Martin Boyce, and Joe Pflieger. The dialogue developed between the works in OBJECT REFLECTION is based on a shared material quality that engages the viewer to question functionality, orientation, and meaning.

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Chäserrugg, Toggenburg by Herzog & de Meuron

Chäserrugg, Toggenburg by Herzog & de Meuron

Interior Architecture and Design

The Chäserugg at 7420 feet is the easternmost peak of the seven mountains that make up the Churfirsten Massif. It rises up gently from the Toggenburg to the north and becomes a steep cliff to the south, plummeting almost 6250 ft down to the Lake of Walensee.

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The Bands by AHO Oslo School of Architecture

The Bands by AHO Oslo School of Architecture

Interior Architecture and Design

In a former fishing village on the Lofoten islands in Norway, a sauna is built at the end of a quay aiming for a sensitive relation with the landscape and a direct contact with the water. A flexible system of three folding bands which move independently creates the sauna and several outdoor facilities.

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Stillman House by Marcel Breuer at auction with Wright

Stillman House by Marcel Breuer at auction with Wright

19 November '15

On November 19th Wright presents the Stillman House by Marcel Breuer at auction. A masterpiece
of modern architecture and art — with murals designed by Alexander Calder and Xanti Schawinsky, the sale represents a rare opportunity to own a house by one the world’s most important modernists.

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David Chipperfield's Fayland House winner of the 2015 AR House Awards

David Chipperfield's Fayland House winner of the 2015 AR House Awards

Interior Architecture and Design

The Architectural Review (AR) has crowned David Chipperfield's Fayland House winner of the 2015 AR House Awards, deeming it the world's best new house. Celebrating excellence and innovation in the design of a one-off house, the award highlights the Chipperfield-designed home for being a "radical new take on the English country house."

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The Infinite Bridge by Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter

The Infinite Bridge by Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter

Interior Architecture and Design

The Infinite Bridge is a sculpture by danish architect studio Gjøde & Povlsgaard Arkitekter built and exhibited in connection with the international biennale, Sculpture by the Sea 2015, that takes place in the scenic coastal landscape surrounding the city of Aarhus.

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A Suspended Room by NeM Architectes

A Suspended Room by NeM Architectes

Interior Architecture and Design

Located as it is in Gentilly in the vicinity of Paris, on rue Raymond Lefebvre where rows of houses go almost uninterrupted, this little detached house stands out.

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2015 DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report

2015 DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report

An Analysis of Design Sales During 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2015 DeTnk Collectible Design Market Report. The global collectible design market had significant growth in 2014, with a 23% increase in value of sales and 15.63% increase in volume of sales.

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'21st Century Architecture. Introducing Non-Design and Quiet Architecture' by Rabih Hage

'21st Century Architecture. Introducing Non-Design and Quiet Architecture' by Rabih Hage

Thoughts on Architecture

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.

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