PAD, pioneering event for Art and Design aficionados and collectors, has been reinventing for the past 20 years the Cabinet d’Amateur and the notion of eclecticism, anticipating the esthetic aspirations of its time. Season after season, it offers an intimate cocoon to those who have made decorative arts and design the core of their collection, driven by passion and heritage.
Headphones may silence our city streets, runs the argument, but they also silence our social connections. To paraphrase those seminal pop philosophers from Athens, Georgia, the B-52s, we’re all living in our own private Idahos.
The pumping station has been abandoned for many years, staying lonely in the neighborhood. People passing by,never realize its existence nor even take a look at it. However, Mottled walls and wild vines hide a lot of memory. It is the architect's topic to revoke its existence. The client wants to convert it into office of 8-10 occupants. Space is the essence of architecture.
Growing up in Portland, underneath vast trees and pouring rain, LA-based artist Lacey Stoffer developed a fascination of organic shapes in great numbers. She found stories hidden within the endless leaves, rocks and branches, each containing its own special thought. After moving to Los Angeles, nature became sparse. Concrete, metal, and dust replaced plants, trees, and soil.
The Museum of Architecture's upcoming Health Wellbeing and Architecture programming covers important current issues such as considerations for public health, and architects and designers response to the refugee crisis.
Interior features on 18 creatives from Antwerp to New York, who all have one thing common, namely a passion for plants.
Bart Kiggen and Magali Elali visited florist Mark Colle, photographer Martyn Thompson and fashion designer Christian Wijnants among others.
In the middle of the Danish fjord Limfjorden, there is a small island entitled Fur. The architectural instalation at Fur will allow tourists and visitors to come even closer to the spectacular nature.The island is characterized by untouched nature; cliffs, hilly landscape and a beautiful view over the fjord.